Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Colorado?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Colorado laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA) All employers
Colorado Civil Union Act All employers
Colorado Consumer Credit Reporting Act (CCCRA) All employers
Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act All employers
Employment Opportunity Act Employers with four or more employees
Family Care Act (FCA) Colorado employers subject to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Job Reference Immunity law All employers
Lawful Off-Duty Activities law All employers
Wage Equality Regardless of Sex Act All employers
Wage Transparency Act Colorado employers subject to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
Workplace Accommodations for Nursing Mothers Act All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

** Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.