The 10 Things Colorado Employers Should Do After Lawmakers Pass Batch of New Workplace Laws

Authors: Alyssa Levy Andalman, James S. Bradbury, LaLonnie Villa Gray The Colorado legislature has been busy this season passing new employment laws, adding to your compliance obligations in a big way. We reviewed the key workplace laws that Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into effect and have developed a comprehensive overview of the most important […]

Monthly Economic Indicators, June 2023

We have a couple big events in Denver this month. First, we are excited to welcome the Big Gear Show to Denver. The expo, from Thursday, June 8 to Sunday, June 11, will highlight the economic impact of the outdoor recreation industry in Colorado. We want to give a big shoutout to the Colorado Office […]

Voter-led “Waste No More” ordinance

Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling and Reuse Plan  Ballot Initiative 306, known as Waste No More, was approved by voters in November 2022. This ordinance requires nearly all construction and demolition projects to separate and recycle, at a minimum, all readily recyclable concrete, asphalt, clean wood, scrap metal, and corrugated cardboard. The ordinance also requires […]

End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Background on the Colorado Public Health Emergency (PHE) Leave All employers in Colorado have been obligated to provide PHE leave since January 1, 2021 for COVID-19 related absences. The law was enacted to address the COVID-19 pandemic and contains broad language applicable to any public health emergency declared by federal, state, or local public health agency. […]