Colorado’s HB19-1267 Puts Cheating Contractors on Notice

2019-04-04T14:55:08+00:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

COLORADO’S HB19-1267 PUTS CHEATING CONTRACTORS ON NOTICE The Human Right to Work With Dignity Act Makes Non-Payment of Wages a Crime of Theft FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 (m) hrutman@swcarpenters.org DENVER, CO – With a bipartisan 10-1 vote, House Bill 1267 passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, April 2nd. The Human Right [...]

Carpenters Skills Events Schedule

2019-02-04T17:27:06+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Community Events, Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Skills Events 2018 The 2018 fall Skills Events schedule has been set! Our members work year round to perfect their crafts and become the best at what they do. Don't miss an opportunity to see the Southwest's most talented and skilled craftsmen compete against each other and themselves as they test [...]

Polis Stands for Colorado Workers

2018-06-14T16:36:29+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Polis Stands for Colorado Workers "The Colorado way of life should be within reach for everyone. In today’s workforce, unions are more relevant and important than ever before in creating a pathway to achieving the American Dream for middle class workers and to sustain an equitable democracy. All workers should have the [...]

Carpenters Applaud Hickenlooper’s Executive Order

2018-07-13T14:28:10+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              Contact: Alexis Olbrei, 213.238.2355, aolbrei@swcarpenters.org June 6, 2018 CARPENTERS APPLAUD HICKENLOOPER’S EXECUTIVE ORDER [...]

Deadly fire highlights unsafe, criminal working conditions for Denver construction workers

2018-04-18T19:34:44+00:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Current Events|Tags: , , |

Deadly fire highlights unsafe, criminal working conditions for Denver construction workers Denver - Two people are dead Wednesday after a fire engulfed a soon-to-be apartment building in Denver. The project, one that Mark Thompson, Special Representative from Denver's Carpenters Union Local 510, had been to previously, was known to have poor safety standards and used known [...]

At Governor Town Hall Carpenters Demand Stronger Stance on Illegal Contracting

2018-04-19T15:17:13+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Community Events, Current Events|Tags: , |

At Governor Town Hall Carpenters Demand Stronger Stance on Illegal Contractors Pueblo - KOAA 5 News covered a town hall with Colorado's Governor, John Hickenlooper, in Pueblo, Colorado where our SWRCC sisters and brothers stood in solidarity asking the Governor to take a stronger stance on illegal contractors in southern Colorado. Brother Duane Carter was interviewed [...]