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County Facilities To Close Early Monday

All Moffat County facilities will be closed early Monday, to allow county employees to attend a meeting with the Moffat County Commissioners, Continue reading

Congress Passes VA Accountability Bill

The VA Accountability and Whistle-blower Protection Act, a bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees was passed last week by the US House of Representatives.  The legislation would make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to discipline or fire employees who do not provide Continue reading

Bill To Make It Easier To Discipline VA Employees

Both Colorado Senators Bennet and Gardner voted to advance the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistle-blower Protection Act out of the Senate Tuesday. The legislation would make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to discipline or fire employees who do not provide proper care to veterans. The legislation Continue reading

CO PERA Has Billions In Unfunded Liability

Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton announced last week that Colorado’s Public Employee Retirement Association or PERA currently has $30 billion in unfunded liability. The Unfunded liability is the money the system owes but currently doe’s not have in its accounts. To help protect employees and tax payers from shouldering the burden of the Continue reading

Wyoming Election Day Rules And Regs

wyoming-flag-graphicPolls are open form 7 a.m to 7 p.m. today for the general election in Wyoming. Anyone who has not registered to vote before today may do so at the polls, and anyone in line to vote by 7 p.m. will be given an opportunity to vote. Employers are required by law to allow any employee who does not have 3 hours off Continue reading

MOCO Employee Insurance Premiums To Increase

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners voted to increase medical premiums for the county employee insurance plan at their weekly meeting yesterday. The Moffat County Employee Health Insurance Continue reading

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Employees Plead Guilty To Illegal Hunt

colorado parksFour men including two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees have accepted charges related to the illegal killing of a high quality bull elk on private land in October of 2014.  44 year old Thad Bingham, the man who killed the elk, pleaded guilty to trespassing and illegal possession of wildlife in a Garfield County Court late last Continue reading

New Colorado Minimum Wage For 2016

MINIMUM WAGEEffective January 1st the Colorado Minimum Wage reflected the annual inflation adjustment and was raised to $8.31 per hour.  Tipped employees must earn a cash wage of at least $5.29 per hour.  The Colorado General Assembly also passed a bill last year that will increase salaries for Colorado Continue reading