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Tragedies in DOC from Short Staffing Crisis

July 26, 2022

Earlier this month DOC workers, their friends and families had tragedy strike their community several times.

Tragedies in DOC from Short Staffing Crisis

WINS Responds to Supreme Court Decision overturning Roe v. Wade

June 25, 2022

Today the Supreme Court, led by extremists, overturned the right of people to choose how and when to have children. Colorado WINS soundly denounces this decision. We support–and have supported from the very beginning–equal rights for people of every color, class, and religion to make their own decisions about their healthcare, based on accurate, unbiased information and unfettered access to quality, affordable healthcare.

WINS Responds to Supreme Court Decision overturning Roe v. Wade

Colorado WINS Members Celebrate Juneteenth

June 23, 2022

On Saturday, June 18th, state employees marched in the Juneteenth Music Festival and parade in honor of the newest state holiday, Juneteenth. Together in Five Points with the Black community who have been celebrating there for years without official recognition, we honored Black people’s unique contribution to justice in our society.

Colorado WINS Members Celebrate Juneteenth

**State Employees Celebrate a Successful 2022 Legislative Session, Funding for Contract to Address Understaffing, Pay Inequities, and More**

June 9, 2022

*Lawmakers Funded State Employee Union Colorado WINS’ First Contract With the State, Including 3% Cost of Living Adjustments & a Study to Address Pay Inequities*

**State Employees Celebrate a Successful 2022 Legislative Session, Funding for Contract to Address Understaffing, Pay Inequities, and More**

Grand Junction Nurses Secure a Pivotal Victory

June 8, 2022

I became a nurse because I love caring for patients, making a personal connection with my clients, and helping those who are sick manage their pain and health. But at Grand Junction Regional Center we were stretched so thin, nurses like me couldn’t ensure proper care for our patients.

Grand Junction Nurses Secure a Pivotal Victory

Legislative Wrap Up Includes Big Wins for State Employees

June 7, 2022

The end of the 2022 Legislative Session is here! This session lawmakers operated with a historically large budget to fund state services thanks to work by WINS members to win federal relief dollars for our state. Great work political committee!

Legislative Wrap Up Includes Big Wins for State Employees

Colorado WINS Celebrates Pride Month

June 7, 2022

As state employees, we’re working hard to make sure our state services are delivered equitably to every Coloradan, no matter what they look like or who they love.

Colorado WINS Celebrates Pride Month

Colorado WINS Calls for CDPHE to Follow Scientific Language and Guidance Regarding Monkeypox

May 31, 2022

In a recent press release from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Safety which sought to update the public on a new case of monkeypox in Colorado, officials stated that “men who have sex with men” are at higher risk. This is a misleading phrase that may guide the public to believe this disease may only be spread between gay men.

Colorado WINS Calls for CDPHE to Follow Scientific Language and Guidance Regarding Monkeypox

WATCH: Colorado Department Corrections protest

May 23, 2022

Black, white, and Brown, state employees in every department deserve to go to work in a job that values our safety, has predictable working hours, and be treated with respect.

WATCH: Colorado Department Corrections protest

Colorado WINS Calls for an End to White Supremacy and Anti-Blackness

May 16, 2022

This weekend we were devastated by the news of a gunman who deliberately sought outand killed 10 Black people shopping for themselves and their families at their local market. As public employees in Colorado, where a similar incident in a grocery store just recently happened, we will not stand for this.

Colorado WINS Calls for an End to White Supremacy and Anti-Blackness

**Department of Corrections Officers and Staff to Hold Rally to Demand Safer Working Conditions During National Law Enforcement Month**

May 10, 2022

*Colorado DOC Employees to Highlight Need to Address Staffing Shortages*

**Department of Corrections Officers and Staff to Hold Rally to Demand Safer Working Conditions During National Law Enforcement Month**

Colorado WINS Supports Safe Access to Abortions

May 5, 2022

The decision of when and if to become a parent is one of the most important many of us will make in our lives. It impacts our ability to pay our bills, continue our education or career, and even take care of ourselves and our families. All of us–no matter where we live, what we look like, or what we do–deserve to be able to make the healthcare choices for ourselves and our families based on accurate, unbiased information, and access to healthcare that fits ours and our families’ needs.

Colorado WINS Supports Safe Access to Abortions

**Governor Signs Bill to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday**

May 3, 2022

 *Legislation Comes After State Employee Union Colorado WINS Negotiated Recognition of the Holiday in First Contract with State*

**Governor Signs Bill to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday**

**Toomey, Bennet Introduce Update to Federal Law to Help Retired State and Local Corrections Officers**

April 21, 2022

Today, Senators Toomey and Bennet introduced the State and Local Corrections Officer Retirement Fairness Act of 2022 to require the federal tax code to treat state and local corrections officers the same as their federal counterparts by providing an exemption from a federal tax penalty imposed on early withdrawals from qualified retirement accounts.

**Toomey, Bennet Introduce Update to Federal Law to Help Retired State and Local Corrections Officers**

DOC Solidarity

March 18, 2022

Our DOC Bargaining team needs your support

DOC Solidarity

Solidarity with Ukraine

March 16, 2022

We’ve all watched in horror as Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has played out over the last two weeks. Not only has Russia’s attack on Ukraine created needless suffering and death, but it’s also a blatant attempt to overthrow an independent democracy.

Solidarity with Ukraine

April Members Summit

March 7, 2022

Join us at the Denver Tech Center Marriott for a Member Summit!

April Members Summit

Colorado WINS Members Make the Way for a New State Holiday!

March 4, 2022

State employees came together through our union, Colorado WINS, to win improvements at work that let us do our jobs even better, and provide robust public services to Coloradans in every corner of our state.

Colorado WINS Members Make the Way for a New State Holiday!