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  • Employers Should Be Prepared for Colorado’s Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program

    Starting January 1, 2023, Colorado employers must comply with Colorado’s Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Act, which requires nearly all employers and all employees to contribute to the state’s paid family and medical leave program. FAMLI Benefits for Colorado Employees Colorado’s FAMLI program will provide Colorado employees with up to twelve weeks of paid... Continue Reading
    December 20, 2022
  • Colorado’s COMPS Order 36 Goes Into Effect, With Some Modifications and Compliance Grace Periods

    On March 16, 2020, the Colorado Overtime & Minimum Pay Standards (COMPS) Order 36 went into effect, bringing sweeping changes to Colorado’s wage and hour laws.  COMPS Order 36 represents a dramatic shift from previous Colorado wage orders, significantly increasing the coverage of the rules, placing greater limitations on exemptions from the overtime requirements, expanding...… Continue Reading
    March 19, 2020