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Hernandez v. Domenico Farms, Inc., 2018 CO 15 (Mar. 5, 2018)

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Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies the Statute of Limitations under the Colorado Wage Act, Closing the Door on Stale Claims

Littler Mendelson, P.C. • March 15, 2018
The Colorado Supreme Court recently clarified the applicable statute of limitations for wage claims in the State of Colorado.1 In Hernandez v. Ray Domenico Farms, Inc., No. No. 17SA77, 2018 WL 1146468 (Colo. Mar. 5, 2018) (“Hernandez”), the court held that claims under Colorado’s Wage Claim Act (the “Wage Act”) must be brought within two or three years of when the wages first become due and payable, overruling several decisions that held terminated employees could make a claim for any unpaid wages earned during the entire course of their employment.

Colorado Law Claims for Unpaid Wages Limited to Two or Three Years Prior to Termination

Jackson Lewis P.C. • March 08, 2018
Under the Colorado Wage Claim Act (CWCA), a terminated employee’s right to seek unpaid wages or compensation at termination is subject to the two- or three-year statute of limitations found in the CWCA, the Colorado Supreme Court has held. Hernandez v. Domenico Farms, Inc., 2018 CO 15 (Mar. 5, 2018).