Union workers still have to ratify the deal, which includes pay raises for associates but only some union-sought concessions on sick time.
The union thinks the company’s offer isn’t fair to employees, given King Soopers’ and City Market’s success in the state.
In the last two years, Denver union officials say, membership has swelled to 3,800. That means 72 percent of eligible teachers, nurses, counselors and others now belong to the union.
The rejection of the school district’s latest offer comes after 14 months of contentious negotiations to overhaul the district’s pay and teacher incentive system.
Frontier pilots agreed to big pay cuts during the recession. The airline has turned a corner since then and is now profitable.
According to the World Trade Center, Colorado exported $2.7 billion worth of goods through NAFTA in 2017.