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1 year 2 months ago

Poor pay strikes continue today

Strikes are expected to continue today across the country. Hundreds of fast food workers walked off their jobs at restaurants yesterday. The protests marked the beginning of two days of strikes to fight for higher wages and the right to unionize. In all, fast food workers in...

2 years 5 months ago

Civil union bill still alive

A civil union bill passed the House Appropriations Committee by a 7 to 6 vote this afternoon. It has one more hurdle -- the Republican controlled House. It will have to be ratified by midnight, or die before it gets to the Governor. There is speculation there won't be...

2 years 5 months ago

Civil union bills face last minute drama

DENVER (AP) - Civil unions are close to becoming law in Colorado amid last-minute drama in the Republican-controlled House. The bill is expected to clear a final committee Tuesday to reach the full House for debate and initial vote. The issue divides House Republicans who have a 33-32 voting edge....

2 years 5 months ago

Civil unions face Colorado House

DENVER (AP) - The debate over whether gay couples should have civil unions in Colorado faces a defining moment in the Republican-controlled House. Senators approved the bill for the second consecutive year, but it's now in the hands of the same House committee that rejected it last year. Supporters of...

2 years 7 months ago

Short-handed Rapids slip past Union 2-1

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Jaime Castrillon and Tony Cascio scored and the Colorado Rapids defeated the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Sunday. The Rapids (2-0) played short-handed for more than 36 minutes and continued their strong play after a 2-0 win over Columbus in the opener. Castrillon put the Rapids ahead...

2 years 9 months ago

Colorado College beats Union 2-1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Josh Thorimbert made 20 saves and Colorado College scored twice in the second period to beat Union 2-1 Saturday in a men's college hockey game on Saturday. The Tigers allowed No. 10 Union (9-5-5) just two shots on goal in the third period. Union's Wayne...

3 years 1 month ago

Platte closure

Remember that today, Sunday, September 18, Platte will be closed between Hancock and Union until 12am. This will also be the case for the next two Saturdays. Crews are replacing water drains along the road. All construction is scheduled to be finished by November. Detours are on place.

3 years 4 months ago

Colorado plays to 1-1 tie with Philadelphia

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Conor Casey converted a penalty shot in the 63rd minute Saturday night to give Colorado a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union, allowing the Rapids to match an MLS record with their sixth consecutive tie game. Colorado (4-3-7) also matched the franchise-best unbeaten streak of...

3 years 5 months ago

Watch out for wildlife on the roads

Last night, Cyndi Walker got closer to Mother Nature than she would have liked. She was driving home along Austin Bluffs just east of Union when she spotted a large black bear running across the road toward her vehicle. "I'm like, alright I'll swerve to the right and I...

3 years 7 months ago

Civil union bill in for long debate

DENVER (AP) - A same-sex civil unions bill expected before the Colorado Senate has both sides ready for a long debate. The measure has already cleared a committee and was scheduled for debate by the full chamber Wednesday. Both sides expected a long floor debate, though legislators could delay...

3 years 8 months ago

Protests continue in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's Republican governor says he's confident Democrats who skipped town to avoid voting on a bill removing union rights will return within a day or two, calling the boycott a "stunt." Democrats who left the state on Thursday before the Senate session started say they...

3 years 8 months ago

Driver saved, then takes off

A bizarre rollover crash Wednesday night in Colorado Springs. Police say a Jeep rolled over, crashed into an electrical box and burst into flames at Union and Fountain. A bystander stopped and pulled the driver to safety. Officers say that likely saved the man's life. But strangely, the driver...

3 years 8 months ago

Colorado union workers authorize strike

PEORIA, Ill.-Union members at Caterpillar Inc. facilities in Colorado and three other states have authorized the United Auto Workers to strike if necessary. The UAW says the vote is not a reflection of how negotiations are going, and it expects to reach a deal by the time the current...

3 years 10 months ago

Hospital, nurses reach agreement in union battle

According to National Nurses United, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo has reached an agreement with a federal agency regarding alleged harassment and coercion of registered nurses. National Nurses Organizing Committee-Colorado--an affiliate of National Nurses United, had filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board. The union claimed the hospital...

4 years 2 months ago

CSPD investigating suspicious death

Colorado Springs Police Department Homicide Investigators are probing a suspicious death at an apartment complex. An officer was sent to an apartment at the New Horizon complex Wednesday morning to check on a woman. The officer discovered her body. The apartment is in the 4900 block of El Camino,...

4 years 3 months ago

First Friday features Pueblo art

Pueblo's First Friday Art Walk is back, featuring a self guided walking tour of downtown art. Art galleries are open for extended hours from 5 to 8 p.m. exhibiting newly hung shows, refreshments, and music. You create your own free walking tour by starting at one gallery, picking up...

4 years 4 months ago

Pueblo teachers declare impasse

The Pueblo Education Association and Pueblo City Schools (District 60) released a joint statement Tuesday declaring impasse on a new contract. Five times the two sides have met, but they have not been able to agree on several issues. Points of contention include teacher work load, student discipline, wages...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado lawmakers want disclosure of donations

Colorado lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require businesses and unions to disclose major campaign donations. Lawmakers acted because the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that businesses and unions should be allowed to spend unlimited amounts of money to produce and run their own campaign ads. The Colorado Supreme Court...

4 years 7 months ago

College grad gathering planned in Pueblo

Pueblo college students, current and former, are invited to a night of networking in the Union Avenue Historic District. It's the 7th Annual Reunion on Union. All classes and attendees from the old Southern Colorado State College, Pueblo Junior College, Southern Colorado Junior College, the University of Southern Colorado...

4 years 7 months ago

Safeway employees accept new labor contract

A potential state wide grocery worker strike has been averted after the announcement Wednesday that Safeway employees with the Colorado United Food and Commercial Workers union ratified the chains last, best and final offer. After months of bargaining and heated debates, the super market giant presented employees with the...

4 years 9 months ago

600 unionized Safeway workers to vote on contract

Safeway says it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement covering about 600 workers represented by Teamsters Local 455. The agreement covers Denver distribution center employees, drivers and milk plant employees who are scheduled to vote on the agreement Jan. 24. Safeway's Denver Division President Scott Grimmett said Friday that...

4 years 10 months ago

Union counts votes on Colorado grocery contract

A union representing thousands of Colorado grocery workers is counting members' votes on the last, best, final contract offers from three chains. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 represents about 17,000 workers at Safeway, Albertsons and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains. Union members have been mailing...

4 years 11 months ago

Grocery chains hand down "final" offer

Months of negotiating from King Soopers, Safeway and their employees came to a head on Monday night. As promised, the grocery chains handed their employees the last, best and final contract offer. Both the grocery stores and the employees have argued over pensions, pay raises and promotions as the main...

5 years 3 days ago

Nurses' union threatens strike over swine flu

A nurses' union is threatening a one-day strike at 34 hospitals across California, accusing them of poor swine flu preparedness. California Nurses Association spokesman Chuck Idelson says up to 16,000 registered nurses will strike on Oct. 30 if federal swine flu recommendations aren't written into their contracts. Idelson said Monday...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Colorado Springs grocery workers reject contract

Unionzed workers at Safeway and King Soopers grocery stores in Colorado Springs have joined Denver-area workers in rejecting final contract offers from the two chains and reauthorizing a strike. Crisanta Duran, the union's associate counsel, said Thursday that members of United Food and Commercial Workers union Local 7 voted against...

5 years 1 month ago

Pueblo steelworkers approve new contract

Unionized steelworkers have approved a five-year contract with Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo. Two United Steelworkers locals accepted the contract in Sunday voting. Mike Rodriguez, president of one of the locals, says the vote total won't be announced. Few details of the contract have been released, but officials say...

5 years 1 month ago

Labor agreement reached at Pueblo steel mill

Workers and management at Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel mill have reached a tentative five-year labor agreement. Members of United Steelworkers Local 2102 and Local 3267 were scheduled to vote on the five-year agreement on Sunday. Union and mill officials say the agreement calls for slight wage increases and other benefits,...

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