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Can An Employee Be High On The Job?

Can An Employee Be High On The Job?

by Ryan Warner It seems pretty straightforward: An employee comes to work high, and they’re fired. Even with marijuana being legal in Colorado, businesses still have the right to make that call. It says so in Amendment 64. And a recent court ruling affirms a company’s right to fire -- even for medical marijuana use. But some b

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Inside Intel? One worker says he found harassment

Inside Intel? One worker says he found harassment

By Al Lewis DENVER (MarketWatch) — Henry Palacio, a 50-year-old Intel Corp. employee in Rio Rancho, N.M., was busy making chips last summer when one of his co-workers stuck a “kick me” sign on his back. He thought he’d felt something. He asked a safety rep if something was stuck on his back. The safety rep said no, but

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Denver Business Journal: Cell Point Takes Heart from Discovery

Greg Avery writes: The year 2014 was going to be important for Cell Point LLC anyway — but then a serendipitous discovery made it even bigger for the Centennial-based biotech research company. Cell Point is halfway through a pivotal study of a cancer-detection agent, and it plans to apply late this year for approval to sell it

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A Commentary On Social Media In The Legal Profession

Matt Givner of Agency 33 had a piece published on LawWeek Colorado online. As social networks have become an increasingly integral part of our daily lives, organizations across industries have eagerly taken to these platforms as a new way to spread their marketing messages and to connect with clients. Of course, not all organizat

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Denver Non-Profit Benefits Ugandan Women of Gulu

Denver Non-Profit Benefits Ugandan Women of Gulu

Sometimes, the fight for equality and the empowerment of women globally really does begin at home. Denver’s Karen Sugar has taken her grassroots effort to empower women to Gulu, Uganda, a city in the heart of a former war zone. In 2008, Sugar formed the nonprofit Women’s Global Empowerment Fund (WGEF), which aims to reach u

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