Colorado Labor Issues in the Spotlight

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11min 14sec

Recently, labor issues have been in the spotlight in Colorado. First, a union threatened to derail Denver's bid for the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Then, labor interests pushed a bill through the legislature that would have made it easier to unionize workplaces. Gov. Bill Ritter ultimately vetoed the bill. For some perspective, Dan Meyers talks to two University of Colorado professors: historian Tom Noel and economist Jeffrey Zax.