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USERRA: Colorado

USERRA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline, Mary L. Will and Thomas W. Carroll, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP


  • Colorado law contains provisions related to military leave that apply to all employers, regardless of size. Generally, public and private employers are required to provide leave and reinstatement to employees who serve in the Colorado National Guard or the US military reserve. See Colorado Military Leave.
  • The availability and nature of military leave depend on whether an employee is employed in the public or private sector. See Leave Allotment.
  • Colorado law protects against discrimination based on military service. See Antidiscrimination Provision.