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  • Changes to the Colorado Anti-Discrimiination Act

    Effective August 7, 2023, the Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights Act (“POWR Act”) will amend the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act in several important ways.

  • Changes to Non-Disclosure Provisions in NDAs or Other Agreements

    NDAs or other agreements entered into or renewed on or after August 7, 2023 that limit the employee’s ability to disclose or discuss alleged discriminatory or unfair employment practices are void unless the non-disclosure provisions meet certain requirements.

  • Changes to Record Retention Requirements

    Effective August 7, 2023, employers must maintain personnel and employment records for at least 5 years and complaints of discriminatory or unfair employment practices must be maintained in a designated repository.  

  • Changes to Colorado Paid Leave Go Into Effect August 7, 2023

    During the 2023 Colorado legislative session, legislators passed several new employment laws that will affect all Colorado employers including laws related to paid leave under the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (“HFWA”).  

  • Big Win for Excess Carriers Regarding Presuit Notice

    Excess property insurers recently earned a favorable ruling on what an insured's presuit notice must contain to avoid abatement under Chapter 542A of the Texas Insurance Code.

  • Colorado SecureSavings Program
    05/25/2023 |

    Colorado SecureSavings is a new retirement savings program for employees of companies that do not offer an employer-sponsored retirement plan. 

  • First Colorado FAMLI Report Deadline Is Fast Approaching
    05/25/23 |

    The grace period for Colorado employers to submit Q1 premiums and wage reports ends on May 31, 2023. 

  • NLRB Decision Affecting Use of Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements

    In late February, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision in which it determined that common confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions in most severance agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) if the provisions have a tendency to interfere with workers’ organizing rights under Section 7 of the NLRA.

  • My FAMLI + Employer Open for Employer Registration

    The Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) employer portal called My FAMLI + Employer is now open for employers to register. This portal will be used to report wage data, send premium payments, and apply for a private plan exemption.