• Issue of
  • Apr 28 - May 4, 2005
  • Vol. 13, No. 17
  • Worked to Death


  • Worked to death
  • Cover Story
  • Worked to death

    Construction work in El Paso County can be lethal.

    If you could just ask Dwight Moyer ...

  • Politics

    Siege mentality


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Outsider

    An old-fashioned water grab
  • The union label
  • IQ
  • The union label

    Unions have brought us child labor laws, workplace safety laws, the minimum wage, the 40-hour workweek and weekends. Nowadays, though, unions are viewed with suspicion, if not outright hostility -- even though every year 6 million U.S. workers are injured or become sick on the job, 50,000 die from occupational illnesses, and 6,000 are killed while on the job. For more, check out this week's cover story on page 16.
  • Essay

    Dating, with children

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  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.


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