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- Colorado currently does not require state family and medical leave for employees of private-sector employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
- Colorado employers covered by the FMLA need to provide employees with FMLA leave to care for a domestic partner or the employee's partner in a civil union who has a serious health condition.See Colorado Civil Union Act and Colorado Family Care Act.
- Colorado has requirements regarding pregnancy disability leave. See Pregnancy Disability Leave.
- Employers that provide leaves to biological parents for the birth of a child must apply the same leave to an employee adopting a child. See Adoptive Parents Leave.
- The Parental Involvement in K-12 Education Act requires public and private employers with 50 or more employees to provide unpaid leave to nonsupervisory and nonexecutive employees for the purpose of attending parent-teacher conferences or other academic activities. See Academic Activities Leave.