Independent Contractors: Colorado
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Sarah Benjes, Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline and Mary L. Will, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
- There is no single, clear test for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. Different statutes, including the Colorado Wage Claim Act, the Employment Security Act and the Workers' Compensation Act, utilize different tests. See Determining Whether a Worker Is an Employee or an Independent Contractor.