Employee Communications: 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 employers must communicate certain information to their employees via required postings. See Required Workplace Postings.
- Colorado employers should ensure that communications do not unintentionally alter the at-will status of their employees. See Employment at Will.
- Noncompete agreements in Colorado are governed by statute. See Restrictive Covenants in Employment.
- Communications to or about employees may be affected by various common law claims or by statutes relating to employee references, blacklisting and discriminatory comments. See Other Laws Affecting Communications.
- Colorado has adopted the Uniform Trade Secret Act, which may influence how and to whom employers communicate information. See Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
- Employees may have a privacy interest in the information they communicate to their employers or at the workplace, and employers should be aware of various privacy laws. See Privacy and Communications.
- Employees may have anti-retaliation or whistleblower protection based on communications they make. See Anti-Retaliation and Whistleblower Protections.