Colorado HR and Employment Law

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Access indispensable resources below to help stay current with HR and employment law developments in Colorado, including more than 50 state-specific Employment Law Manual sections, customizable Colorado Employee Handbook templates and other state-specific resources, recently passed and upcoming state and local deadlines, and links to our local coverage.

You may wish to start with the following resources:

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Colorado, as well as other states and municipalities:

July 11, 2020: Colorado Provides Whistleblower Protections During a Public Health Emergency

September 14, 2020: Colorado Prohibits Hairstyle Discrimination

January 1, 2021: Colorado Expands Equal Pay Law

January 1, 2021: Colorado Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect

January 1, 2021: Denver, Colorado, Minimum Wage Increases to $14.77

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Colorado Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Colorado Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

EEO Handbook Statement: Colorado

Family Care Act Leave Handbook Statement: Colorado

Meal and Rest Breaks Handbook Statement: Colorado

Smoke-Free Workplace Handbook Statement: Colorado

Vacation Handbook Statement: Colorado

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About This Topic

A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Colorado employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

Colorado at a Glance

Local Coverage



Colorado Employment Law Manual

At-Will, Contracts and Restrictive Covenants

Employee Benefits

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Types of Employers and Workers

Wage and Hour