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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 31,000 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 veterans homes nurses, state employees perform critical jobs that keep Coloradans safe and healthy.

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To recover from the pandemic, Colorado must invest directly in the workers who are getting us through it

To recover from the pandemic, Colorado must invest directly in the workers who are getting us through it.

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To recover from the pandemic, Colorado must invest directly in the workers who are getting us through it

State Workers Put Lives on Line for the Public

Last March, as toilet paper and disinfectant flew off shelves, Coloradans didn’t know how our state could weather this global health emergency.

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State Workers Put Lives on Line for the Public

News

Fully fund state's public worker retirement coffer

January 20, 2022

This week Rep. Shannon Byrd about why the legislature needs to pass the PERA payback bill, HB22-1029.

Fully fund state's public worker retirement coffer

Honoring Dr. King's Legacy in our union work

January 17, 2022

Today for #MLKDay we’re continuing the fight for racial justice through our union. Dr. King believed the same things we do as Coloradans: that all of us, Black, white, and Brown, should be able to make a decent living and save for the future, do our best in our job, and give our kids a great start in life.

Honoring Dr. King's Legacy in our union work

Media Roundup: Catch up on COWINS in the news!

November 30, 2021

On November 18th Colorado state employees celebrated the momentous raises they won this year for tens of thousands of Colorado’s underpaid essential workers. State employees and Governor Polis signed their ground-breaking first contract today, which state employees voted overwhelmingly to ratify with a 99% vote yes.

Media Roundup: Catch up on COWINS in the news!
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