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Task Force Begins Analysis of Colorado Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

A thirteen-member task force appointed by Colorado’s Governor and legislative leaders has begun efforts to study the implementation of a paid family and medical leave program in Colorado. Stacey Campbell of Campbell Litigation sits on the Family and Medical Leave Task Force and will serve as Vice-Chair.

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Failure to Pay Wages is Now Criminal Theft in Colorado

Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a law that classifies an employer’s failure to pay wages as “theft,” making it a criminal offense. Under the new law, which takes effect on January 1, 2020, any employer who willfully refuses to pay wages, or intentionally and falsely denies the amount or validity of a wage claim, commits criminal theft….

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“Ban the Box” Will Be Signed Into Law in Colorado

The Colorado legislature has passed “Ban the Box” legislation, which prohibits Colorado employers from (1) inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history on an initial employment application, and (2) advertising or stating that individuals with criminal histories cannot apply for certain positions.

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Legislative Update: E-Verification and Joint Employer Bills Move Forward in U.S. House of Representatives, and Senate Stops Rule Barring Certain Class-Action Lawsuits

This article discusses recent legislative activity in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate that reflects a move toward employer-friendly legislation, as well as tighter mandates concerning verification of employees to work in the United States.

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