For Coloradans concerned about access to government information, the 2017 legislative session will be judged by what occurred on the 120th and final day.
With Gov. John Hickenlooper’s signature on House Bill 17-1021, Colorado no longer will treat wage-law violations as “trade secrets” that must be kept from the public.
State lawmakers moved a step closer to letting the Colorado Division of Labor publicly disclose whether a company has cheated it workers.
A wage-theft transparency measure that died in the Colorado legislature last year passed unanimously in the House Judiciary Committee.