Southwest Carpenters Applaud Polis for Signing HB19-1267

2019-05-16T16:59:50+00:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Press, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Southwest Carpenters Applaud Governor Polis for Signing HB19-1267 into Law FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16th, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 hrutman@swcarpenters.org DENVER, CO – With strong bi-partisan support, Governor Polis signed HB19-1267 into law this morning. The Human Right to Work With Dignity Act, carried by Representatives Jonathan Singer and Meg Froelich and Senators [...]

Colorado’s HB19-1267 Puts Cheating Contractors on Notice

2019-05-06T18:32:42+00:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases, 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 2018 Midterm Colorado Endorsements

2018-12-04T20:52:33+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Carpenters 2018 Midterm Colorado Endorsements The recommendations below were based on participation by carpenters at the local level. We believe our endorsements, especially in local races, are stronger if our local members are involved in the endorsement decision. Also, we have supported candidates regardless of their political party as long as the candidate supports [...]

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 [...]

Telemundo Denver Investigates – Colorado Carpenters stand-up against industry-wide payroll fraud (with English subtitles)

2018-04-18T18:34:53+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Current Events|Tags: , , , , |

Telemundo Denver Investigates: Colorado Carpenters stand-up against industry-wide payroll fraud Denver – On Friday, Telemundo Denver reported on Denver’s underground economy. Telemundo reports (below) that Colorado contractors and subcontractors all too often work with labor brokers to acquire construction labor at below-market rates. These labor brokers or ‘Coyotes’ can offer developers, contractors, and subcontractors much lower [...]