Tag:Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Colorado Adopts Farmworker Overtime Rules

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment adopted the state's first overtime rules for agricultural workers earlier this week.

Farmworker Advocates Say Proposed Overtime Rules Don’t Go Far Enough

Proposed rules for Colorado’s farmworker bill of rights don't fix historical inequities say labor, immigrant and Latino community advocates.

Midyear Updates for Colorado’s Workplaces

As summer 2021 comes to a close, there have been a number of compliance-related updates — even beyond COVID-19-related changes — to Colorado’s employment laws that employers across industries should be aware of.

State Supreme Court Considers “Use-It-Or-Lose-It” Vacation Policies

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in a case that could bring much-needed clarity on whether “use-it-or-lose-it” vacation policies are allowed...

An Option for Employers Looking to Maintain their Workforce

On May 3, the Department of Labor issued new guidance regarding short-time compensation programs, commonly known as “work-sharing” programs in many states under the...

Virtual Town Hall Addresses COVID-19 Concerns

With the spread of COVID-19 on the top of everyone’s minds and seemingly endless announcements of closings and reduction of service taking over news...

Drastic Revisions to Colorado’s Wage and Hour Laws Are Coming

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment in November published proposed regulations that will dramatically overhaul the state’s wage and hour laws. This sweeping...

‘Ban the Box’ Begins

Colorado companies will want to double-check their job application forms and help-wanted ads to make sure they don’t fall afoul of the state’s “ban-the-box”...