What to Know About Colorado’s Caring Workforce

The people who care for and teach our kids and support the needs of our aging loved ones are as much a part of our economy as those who benefit from these services.

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With Gov. Polis’ Signature, Saving for Retirement Just Got Easier

The Bell applauds the work of the legislature and state treasurer for taking this critical step toward finding a solution to Colorado’s retirement crisis.

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2020 Policy Proposals: Harris on Pay Equity

Sen. Kamala Harris' plan for equal pay is ambitious, but what has Colorado already done to ensure workplace equity?

Caring for Our Caring Workforce: Strengthening Colorado’s ECE Workforce

What's being done and what can be done to strengthen Colorado's early childhood care and education workforce?

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Our Caring Workforce: Understanding Colorado’s Early Childhood Education Workers

High-quality early childhood education is crucial and not possible without supporting the educators who provide this care.

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Colorado Must Lead on the Gig Economy

Gig workers are not entitled to benefits and protections, according to the federal government. Colorado has an obligation to lead the way and help workers.

2020 Policy Proposals: What We’re Following

With so many presidential candidates working to make their presence felt, it makes sense they're sharing new and dynamic policy ideas on economic mobility.

Caring for Our Caring Workforce: A Stronger Direct Service Workforce

There’s increasing acknowledgement we must do more to support our direct care workers. We explore several promising ways to do this.

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Our Caring Workforce: Who Are Colorado’s Long-Term Care, Direct Service Workers?

The long-term care, direct service workforce is growing rapidly. We look at who these workers are, what they do, and why their work matters.

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Colorado’s Nearly 2Gen Policies

We have some of the building blocks in place, but Colorado is still not a 2Gen state.

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