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When state employees have a voice, Colorado WINS

Colorado Workers for Innovative and New Solutions (WINS) is a union representing more than 26,000 state employees. We work to improve quality of services, safety, pay and benefits, working conditions, conflict resolution, staff attrition and more to ensure an effective workforce to serve all Coloradans.

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When state employees have a voice, Colorado WINS

State Employees Make Colorado Run

From snowplow drivers, to nurses, to firefighters, state employees perform critical jobs that keep Coloradans safe and healthy.


After winning our first historic Partnership Agreement with the State of Colorado in 2021, we're returning to the bargaining table in 2024 to win bigger and better than ever!

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News

COWINS Newsletter | May 2024

May 31, 2024

Read what COWINS members have been up to in May!

COWINS Newsletter | May 2024

COWINS Newsletter | April 2024

April 29, 2024

Read what COWINS members have been up to in April!

COWINS Newsletter | April 2024

What we need to correct Colorado corrections.

April 9, 2024

From COWINS Bargaining Team member Patrick Mahaffey: "If we really want to make a change in CDOC we need to do more than provide one-time signing bonuses or short-term raises that could evaporate as soon as the funding dries up."

What we need to correct Colorado corrections.
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