Colorado’s rulemaking process regarding its new paid family and medical leave insurance program (“FAMLI”) continues.1 On August 26, 2022, the state published final regulations on benefits and employer participation requirements (“Benefits Rules”),2 which provide the most concrete guidance to date regarding the benefits to which employees will be entitled under the
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The Colorado General Assembly was busy drafting and passing numerous employment laws during its 2022 legislative session, creating a wave of change for employers in the Centennial State.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has been busy this summer with the release of several Interpretive Notice & Formal Opinions (INFOs), providing guidance on the evolving landscape of Colorado employment law.
Colorado has again modified the state’s wage theft laws with the enactment of Senate Bill 22-161. Among other things, the wide-ranging amendments increase penalties for employers that do not timely pay wages, allow employees to demand wages on behalf of a class of similarly situated employees, permit the Colorado
On June 24, 2022, Colorado’s Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) published a revised version of its Interpretive Notice & Formal Opinion (INFO) #6B regarding the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA), the state’s paid sick leave law that first took effect in 2020.1 Notably, the updated INFO #6B cl
Governor Jared Polis has now signed HB 22-1317, significantly limiting the enforceability of non-compete agreements executed after August 10, 2022 — the law’s effective date — for employers with employees working or living in Colorado. For details of, and a brief Q&A on, the new law, see the articles Colorado Poised
Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed HB 22-1317 into law on June 8, 2022. The new law significantly limits the enforceability of non-compete agreements executed after August 10, 2022 — the law’s effective date — for employers with employees working or living in Colorado.
Colorado enacted a slew of employment-related legislation in the 2022 legislative session.1 One important new piece of legislation, Senate Bill 22-234, updates the notice requirements regarding unemployment insurance that employers must provide to employees upon termination.
Under preexisting Colorado law,2 employers are required to provide a notice to employees at separation
As summer starts to sizzle in Colorado, and the Colorado General Assembly closes its session, employers have seen a flurry of new laws affecting Colorado employees.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently extended its determination that a public health emergency exists due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 12, 2022, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra announced the renewal of the public health emergency determination.
The Colorado Senate recently passed House Bill 22-1317 which, if enacted into law, would significantly limit the enforceability of any non-compete agreements executed after the law’s effective date for employers with employees working or living in Colorado. If Governor Polis signs the proposed legislation, it could go into effect as
In 2020, Colorado enacted a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program, following roughly a dozen states that have adopted similar programs in recent years.1 Since that time, the state has been building a new state-run Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program pursuant to this law,2 and recently
Colorado has enacted the most significant change to its legal landscape concerning restrictive covenants in the employment context in the state’s history.
The 2022 legislative session of Colorado’s General Assembly closed with a bang. Among a number of new bills affecting employers, perhaps none was as closely watched as HB 22-1317, which provides substantial changes to noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements in Colorado. The bill passed both houses of the legislature and
On May 3, 2022, the Colorado Senate passed House Bill 22-1317 which, if enacted into law, would significantly limit the enforceability of any non-compete agreements executed after the law’s effective date for employers with employees working or living in Colorado.