Denver, Colorado, Expands Human Rights Ordinance
Implementation Date: January 29, 2020
Effective January 29, 2020, amendments to the Denver Human Rights Ordinance (Ordinance):
- Expand coverage to employers with 10 or more employees (previously 20 or more);
- Expand discrimination protections to individuals based on gender expression, gender identity, ethnicity, citizenship and immigration status;
- Clarify definitions for disability status, sex and sexual orientation; and
- Clarify protections for individuals based on pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions and reasonable accommodation requirements.