Colorado Member Resources Can Help You Navigate Administrative Burdens

By James McDonough posted 05-19-2023 09:45 AM


In recent years, including in 2023, a variety of major employment laws have been passed in Colorado, making it a more complex state for employers to navigate. To assist members with administrative burdens, Employers Council offers resources on the Member Central website. 

Whitepapers – guidance with links to additional member resources: 

Colorado Quick Facts – a handy overview of 22 Colorado employment laws with links to our whitepapers, including those covering these impactful recent laws: 

  • Pay equity requirements: Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (EPEWA) 

  • Minimum wage and overtime requirements: Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order (COMPS) 

  • Paid sick time is accrued by employees to be used for specified reasons: Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA) 

  • Paid leave for employees to take time off to manage certain personal needs: Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) 

Sample Employee Handbookspolicies designed to comply with federal and Colorado requirements:  

Application Forms – Colorado employment laws limit what can be asked on the form: 

Notices – posting requirements for Colorado employers (in addition to federal): 

  • Unemployment insurance 

  • Workers' compensation 

  • Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order 

  • Employment discrimination 

  • Notice of injury 

  • Pay day notice 

  • Public accommodations discrimination 

  • Paid leave and whistleblower 

  • Our poster service allows you to easily order workplace posters online. 

News – Colorado employment laws are evolving, so keep an eye on our news articles: 

Members with consulting or enterprise privileges may email us or call 800-884-1328 to speak with an employment law attorney or an HR professional to discuss risks associated with Colorado’s complex employment laws to inform business decision-making.