The massive state fines that helped put the student-run Trep Cafe at the University of Colorado out of business this summer are likely to be up for debate during the 2017 legislative session.
Related ArticlesAugust 29, 2016
$224K in state labor fines sink CU Boulder’s student-run Trep Cafe
The student-run Trep Cafe, which operated in the Leeds School of Business Koelbel Building for more than 10 years, shut down this summer after its undergraduate managers learned they had to pay $224,200 to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment for lapses in workers’ compensation insurance.
Some business owners are questioning these one-size-fits-all fines and, if he’s re-elected, Colorado Rep.