Colorado voters are considering an amendment to the state constitution that would allow the “personal use and regulation of marijuana” for adults 21 and over. What matters most in the November 6th ballot initiative? The women’s vote. According to SurveyUSA polls, opposition against Amendment 64 among Colorado women voters seems to be growing.
Articles about Colorado Labor and Employment Law Articles.
On December 5, 2011, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the improper classification of employees as independent contractors.
Reversing a state court of appealsâ€™ decision, the Colorado Supreme Court has held that an employerâ€™s continued employment of a current at-will employee provides sufficient consideration for a non-competition agreement entered into after the inception of employment. Luchtâ€™s Concrete Pumping, Inc. v. Horner, 09SC627 (Colo. May 31, 2011). The ruling will impact Colorado employersâ€™ decision about how and when to implement non-competition agreements.
Jackson Lewis has learned that the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (â€œICEâ€) will be issuing notices of inspection to review the hiring records of some employers based in Denver on February 14, 2011. The employers will have three days to produce I-9 forms or fines will be assessed. ICE will inspect and review hiring records to determine whether they comply with employment eligibility verification laws and regulations.