The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has confirmed that the 2020 requirement of 80-hour COVID-related leave continues into 2021 for covered employers.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.
Colorado voters passed the Paid Medical and Family Leave (PMFL) ballot initiative on November 3 to establish a state paid medical and family leave program.
Colorado employers face new requirements regarding paid sick leave with broader coverage than federal law, including anti-retaliation protections.
Colorado and Virginia have enacted legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of an individual's natural hair or hairstyle.
With the federal minimum wage remaining unchanged for more than 10 years now, states and localities are filling in the gap with new minimum wage laws or increases to existing minimum wages.
Denver's minimum wage will be $12.85 per hour, effective January 1, 2020, and then increase to $15.87 per hour by 2022.
Under proposed regulations, the minimum salary for many overtime-exempt employees in Colorado would increase to $42,500 on July 1, 2020, and then go up another $3,000 per year over the next five years.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed a bill to make Colorado the 13th state with a "ban the box" criminal history law. The measure also bans employers from advertising that a person with a criminal history may not apply for a position.
Colorado and Washington both have enacted salary history question bans, making them the 9th and 10th states placing such prohibitions on employers. Colorado's measure is part of a broad pay equity law.
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