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Recognizing candidates that champion labor rights, starting with their own workers.

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The Political Workers Guild of Colorado Certification program recognizes campaigns for public office that are leading the field in labor standards and fair employment practices. To become a Labor Partner, candidates must meet adequate standards of just employment and agree to resolve any potential labor disputes through the PWG Grievance Process.



$20/hr minimum pay for all staff ($3200/mo for 40 hrs/wk).

Time Off

One full day off per week for all staff members.

Post-Election Paycheck

Budgets should reflect one additional paycheck per staff member following the conclusion of the race.

Fair Labor disputes

Agreement to meet with PWG representatives as part of resolving all labor disputes.

Weekly hours

Weekly hours above 40 should be kept to a minimum. 

Uncompensated interns

Uncompensated internships are strongly discouraged. All labor is deserving of compensation.

How to Apply

Please email and a member of our steering committee will be in touch.

Certified Campaigns

2022 State House Campaigns 

Javier Mabrey

Steven Woodrow

Meg Froelich

Elisabeth Epps

Tracey Burnett

Julie McCluskie

Marc Snyder

Jennifer Parenti

Lindsey Daugherty

Meghan Lukens

Dafna Michaelson Jenet

William Lindstedt

Jenny Willford

Mike Weissman

Ruby Dickson

Iman Jodeh

Robert C. Marshall

Tisha Mauro

Mary Young

Barbara McLachlan

Eliza Hamrick

House District 1

House District 2

House District 3

House District 6

House District 12

House District 13

House District 18

House District 19

House District 24

House District 26

House District 32

House District 33

House District 34

House District 36

House District 37

House District 41

House District 43

House District 46

House District 50

House District 59

House District 61

2022 State Senate Campaigns 

Nick Hinrichsen

Dylan Roberts

Janice Marchman

Lisa Cutter

Kyle Mullica

Senate District 3

Senate District 8

Senate District 15

Senate District 20

Senate District 24

2022 Congressional Campaigns 

Yadira Caraveo

Congressional District 8

2022 County Commissioner Campaigns 

Jessica Campbell Swanson

Arapahoe County Commissioner District 2

* PWG Campaign Certification is NOT an endorsement.  Campaigns earning a PWG certification have shown proven dedication to acknowledging the rights of their own workers, and show promising potential to change Colorado for the better.

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