Ms. Debbie Olander, representing the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, testified in support of HB 19-1267. Ms. Olander discussed the pernicious effects of wage theft, and the misclassification of employees.
Mr. Josh Christensen, representing the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, testified in support of the bill. He discussed wage theft in the carpentry profession, and an incidence of on-the-job injury involving his father.
Mr. James Gleeson, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Mr. Gleeson discussed his experiences with wage theft, and recent trends in wage theft. He also discussed labor brokers, and the merits of the bill.
Mr. Angel Esparza, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the scope of wage theft in Colorado. He noted some work sites that have been host to wage theft.