Why We Unionized the Public Defender

In this opinion piece, Defenders Union of Colorado explains why it unionized and the issues it feels are pervasive for public defenders in the state.

Public Defenders Union Petition Hopes to Allocate Funding Boost to Core Staff

Most recently, DUC circulated a petition with the hope of reducing pay gaps for staff ahead of the office’s legislative budget request.

Colorado Public Defenders Join May Day Rally

Members of Colorado’s public defenders’ union showed up for a May Day rally at the Colorado Capital in support of the labor movement.

Colorado Public Defenders Form Union

The Defenders Union of Colorado hopes to improve burnout and case outcomes at the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender.