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Pensions Like PERA Allow Us to Retire With Dignity

October 8, 2021

One perk of our job as state employees is our pension plan with the Public Employee Retirement Association. Pensions offer secure benefits that let employees retire with dignity and live healthy full lives after we finish our professional careers.

Pensions Like PERA Allow Us to Retire With Dignity

WINS Members set direction of our union for the next 3 years

October 6, 2021

On Saturday September 25th, Colorado WINS members came together for our 2021 Member Convention. Together we celebrated our progress over the last three years, elected officers, and set the direction for our union.

WINS Members set direction of our union for the next 3 years

State Employees Celebrate Historic First Contract Agreement with State of Colorado Addressing Low Pay and Understaffing that Hurts Communities

September 29, 2021

Historic Contract is Second Major Win for Colorado’s Essential Workers in Less Than Two Weeks Following $15 Minimum Wage for Homecare Providers

State Employees Celebrate Historic First Contract Agreement with State of Colorado Addressing Low Pay and Understaffing that Hurts Communities

Workers Come Together and Demand that Colorado "Step It Up"

September 15, 2021

State employees have come together to improve wages — which are 16% lower than their peers outside of state government — and understaffing, which puts many employees at risk and makes it difficult to provide the services Coloradans need.

Workers Come Together and Demand that Colorado "Step It Up"

State Essential Workers to Demand Living Wages, Safe Working Conditions at Denver Rally

September 9, 2021

State Essential Workers to Demand Living Wages, Safe Working Conditions at Denver Rally

State Essential Workers to Demand Living Wages, Safe Working Conditions at Denver Rally

This Labor Day, Let’s Remember the State Employees Fighting for Better Public Services

September 6, 2021

For centuries, workers and unions around the world have fought to make life better for working families. This holiday weekend we celebrate that fight and honor those who paved the way for safer, more fair working conditions. But the work is not done.

This Labor Day, Let’s Remember the State Employees Fighting for Better Public Services

Investing in State Services Means Protecting Coloradans in Crisis

August 6, 2021

Recently, the story about state employee and COWINS member Stephanie Maney ran in the Colorado Sun. Jude Mattoon and Evelyn Hutt write about why we need to invest in public services to avoid crises like the one Stephanie experienced.

Investing in State Services Means Protecting Coloradans in Crisis

WINS Members Welcome Legislators at Fitzsimons Veterans Living Community

August 5, 2021

On August 4th Colorado WINS members at Fitzsimons Veterans Home welcomed Representative Dafna Michealson-Jenet and Senator Rhonda Fields’ Legislative Aide, Jeremiah Ntepp to a meet and greet to discuss their experiences with the chronic underfunding of state services and the impact of the global COVID pandemic on their work.

WINS Members Welcome Legislators at Fitzsimons Veterans Living Community

American Rescue Plan Provides Relief to Help CO Recover

July 1, 2021

For over a year state employees have been fighting the coronavirus and providing the critical services we need to get past this global health crisis. Debi Macias, a Health Care Technician at the Pueblo Regional Center, shares what it’s been like working through the COVID pandemic and how disinvesting in public services has impacted her work serving Colorado’s most vulnerable citizens.

American Rescue Plan Provides Relief to Help CO Recover

Colorado WINS Celebrates Juneteenth, Negotiates for State Holiday for State Employees

June 18, 2021

Colorado WINS Celebrates Juneteenth, Negotiating for State Holiday for State Employees

Colorado WINS Celebrates Juneteenth, Negotiates for State Holiday for State Employees

Decades of Underfunding Leaves DOLA Unprepared for COVID Crisis

June 11, 2021

Decades of Underfunding Leaves DOLA Unprepared for COVID Crisis

Decades of Underfunding Leaves DOLA Unprepared for COVID Crisis

Decades of Underfunding Hampers DOLA’s Response to COVID Crisis

June 11, 2021

State employees have been making sure our communities continue to operate through unexpected crises, like the COVID pandemic, and make sure Colorado families get what they need -- including a safe and warm place to sleep at night. But the truth is, our response to the pandemic was complicated by the fact that years of budget cuts thinned staff and hampered planning.

Decades of Underfunding Hampers DOLA’s Response to COVID Crisis

Thousands of Coloradans struggling to pay rent asked the state for help. $6.5 million later, phones are still ringing.

June 10, 2021

Thousands of Coloradans struggling to pay rent asked the state for help. $6.5 million later, phones are still ringing.

Thousands of Coloradans struggling to pay rent asked the state for help. $6.5 million later, phones are still ringing.

Top 10 victories for the 2021 Legislative Session

June 9, 2021

## Top 10 victories for the 2021 Legislative Session

Top 10 victories for the 2021 Legislative Session

June Campaign Update

June 7, 2021

Colorado WINS June Campaign Update

June Campaign Update

Colorado WINS Wraps Up Lobbying Push

June 2, 2021

Successful Lobbying in 2021 Legislative Session

Colorado WINS Wraps Up Lobbying Push

Colorado WINS Pleased to See Lawmakers Recognize State Employees with ARP Announcement

June 1, 2021

Colorado WINS Executive Director Hilary Glasgow responds to news about the American Rescue Plan

Colorado WINS Pleased to See Lawmakers Recognize State Employees with ARP Announcement

Colorado WINS Stands with Our AAPI Family

March 22, 2021

Colorado WINS Stands with Our AAPI Family

Colorado WINS Stands with Our AAPI Family