Our union is making moves! Your coworkers and supportive community members have been attending library commission meetings, meeting with the mayor, and courting city council on your behalf. Fun fact: attending and speaking at commission meetings are actions that are protected under your First Amendment rights, state whistleblower speech protections, and SB 23-111, a recent… Continue reading DPL Workers United Newsletter July/August 2023
In 2021, after years of DPL reducing our quality of life and finally, our job security (by making us at-will employees), a group of workers started organizing together to collectively push for greater choice, voice, safety, transparency and democracy in our library system. Denver Public Library Workers United was formed. Our union was created to… Continue reading DPLWU Newsletter, May/June 2023
Denver Public Library Workers United is deeply concerned about the publicly-stated allocation for the additional taxpayer funding the library will receive due to ballot measure 2I passing. While we are pleased that our library system will receive a significant amount of dedicated funding, we strongly condemn that only $5 million is planned to go to… Continue reading DPLWU demands a larger share of the $31 million dedicated funding from ballot measure 2I to be allocated to meeting staff needs
DPLWU sent a letter to Denver City Council in support of the Mayor’s proposal to offer a $400 bonus to employees who were vaccinated prior to the mandatory vaccination deadline. You can read the full text of the letter here.