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October 2011 Archives

Obama proposes update to employment discrimination laws

President Barack Obama has proposed changes to federal laws that would affect how employers can decide who they hire. The changes, which could potentially have a large impact in Colorado, would make discrimination against someone who is unemployed illegal.

Foreclosure as part of business plan

In these tough economic times, it is all too common to hear of Colorado businesses facing foreclosure proceedings. However, it's not always realized that these actions could indicate a positive turn in terms of the businesses' futures. In some cases, the foreclosure may have even been part of the property owner's well-thought-out business plan.

Venture capital on the decline in Colorado

It seems that the recession is affecting nearly every Coloradoan in one way or another. For a new bioscience company, their biggest problem was financial. The company was in need of a venture capitalist to assist them in getting their company off the ground. However, a venture capitalist could not be found to help them with their startup costs. Instead, the Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development (CID4) was able to help.

HoneyBaked Ham sued for sexual harassment claims in Colorado stores

Employers in Colorado and across the United States are held to the highest standards to ensure that the rights of their employees are protected in the workplace. When accusations of discrimination, retaliation or sexual harassment arise, a company is required under state and federal laws to properly address the issue.

Technology giants skirmish over intellectual property

The personal tablet computer has taken the world by storm. People in Colorado and across the country are scrambling to get their hands on one of these state-of-the-art handheld devices that allow users the convenience of instant communication and computing on the go. Both the Apple iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab are in high demand and one would think there'd be enough target demographic to go around. However, the two technological giants are engaged in a battle over intellectual property and the battleground is expanding.