Payroll fraud rampant in Utah construction industry

Shady contractors using “labor brokers” rather than employing workers directly, and who don’t pay overtime, have become such a problem in Utah that it’s forcing honest employers out of business. Salt Lake Tribune

Colorado: Workers’ comp payouts by Boulder, Longmont fell in 2017

Workers’ compensation payouts from both the Longmont and Boulder, Colorado municipal governments to their employees fluctuated greatly in the past three years, but the decrease in such costs seen by both cities in 2017 is substantial. Times-Call (Longmont, Colo.)