Affirmative Action: Colorado
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline and Mary L. Will, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
- Colorado does not have a general statute specifically addressing affirmative action requirements for private employers. However, there are three state laws related to private employer affirmative action. See Private Employers.
- The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA) states that employers are to take affirmative action to recruit women to jobs from which they have been excluded. See Sex Discrimination.
- Employers may invite applicants to identify a disability. See Individuals With a Disability.
- Denver has requirements pertaining to EEO - Affirmative Action. See Local Requirements.