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Controversial workplace harassment reform collapses — again — at the Colorado legislature

One of the most powerful people in the business lobby, Colorado Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Loren Furman, told The Post that she basically agrees with lawmakers on workplace protections — in concept, that is.

“Nobody supports harassment happening at the job site, right? We support trying to find a balanced solution for employers and employees when these circumstances happen,” Furman said. “What employers have relied on for decades are court cases that have relied on a “severe, pervasive” standard. … To create a brand new definition of harassment is incredibly challenging because we don’t have anything to rely on.”

Read the complete article by Alex Burness in the Denver Post.