Loren Furman, senior vice president of state and federal relations for the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, said in an interview that outside pressure could change the dynamics of what are likely to be delicate and issue-driven negotiations. And that would not help reach a proposal that could benefit both employer and employee without imposing costs that could threaten jobs and hurt the employer-employee dynamic, she said.
“This is not an easy issue to solve — and it shouldn’t be done through unnecessary pressure,” Furman said. “We need to do this right. It’s a costly proposition for all … The Legislature has a very tough job in finding that compromise.”
Read the complete article by Ed Sealover in the Denver Business Journal.