Thomas Cole Andreas 
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Re: “Reader: Thanks for passing your mistakes to my generation

It doubles the standard deduction by eliminating all the other deductions. It also expires in 10 years (the tax cuts for the rich do not expire). Do not mistake a short term gain for a long term solution. It truly is the younger generations who will be paying for your temporary benefit.

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Posted by Thomas Cole Andreas on 12/06/2017 at 6:14 PM

Re: “Reminder: Your job's not safe just because pot's legal

Colorado is one of the few states that has laws allowing certain employers to send employees home who smell of cigarette smoke and there are a number of these employers who exercise that right (mostly in healthcare and childcare). In addition, Colorado is an at-will employer state, basically allowing employers to take whatever steps they need to protect their business with very few limits. If an employer feels that your extracurricular activities are affecting your work, whether that be alcohol, recreational drugs, second jobs, or drag racing, they are permitted to counsel you on it and terminate your employment, especially if it is listed in their handbook or company policy. If the employer has a no tolerance policy, then Colorado law considers you, the employee, fairly warned and the employer can exercise their right to drug test you and terminate you anytime they want.

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Posted by Thomas Cole Andreas on 03/13/2014 at 4:41 PM

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