Terminations

By: Colin A. Walker

Colin Walker and Adam McCoy, HR Leader at Cetera Financial Group, discuss best practices for terminations. Hear what you should consider from an in-house human resources perspective as well as an employment law perspective in the video below.

Recap of Employment Law in the 2021 Colorado Legislative Session

By: Colin A. Walker

June 24, 2021

The 2021 Colorado Legislative Session was interesting and full of drama.  

HR and Employment Law Considerations for Returning to Work After COVID-19

By: Colin A. Walker

June 9, 2021

Employment lawyer Colin Walker and Corporate HR Leader, Adam McCoy, discuss HR considerations around returning to the office including hybrid work schedules, avoiding discrimination claims when determining office schedules, maintaining company culture, and when to reach out to your employment lawyer for guidance. 

Litigation

By: Colin A. Walker

May 25, 2021

Litigation of disputes between an employer-company and a C-Level executive can take many forms.

Tips for a Successful Partnership with Your Employment Lawyer

By: Colin A. Walker

May 11, 2021

Colin Walker and his client Julie Rieken, CEO of Trakstar, discuss tips for success when working with your employment lawyer.

Employment Law for Start-Ups

By: Colin A. Walker

April 28, 2021

The same employment laws which apply to all employers apply to start-ups. However, businesses in the start-up phase usually do not have the resources of an established business.

Can Employers Force Employees to Return to the Workplace?

By: Colin A. Walker

April 15, 2021

As the pandemic slowly comes to an end, many employers are considering whether it is time to ask their employees to return to the workplace.

Separation Agreements

By: Colin A. Walker

April 6, 2021

Separation agreements help companies and employees avoid disputes and achieve an amicable separation of their affairs at the end of the employment relationship.

Bill Introduced in Colorado Legislature Would Substantially Expand Employment Discrimination Law

By: Colin A. Walker

March 24, 2021

On March 8, 2021, Senate Bill 21-176, “Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights (POWR) Act,” was introduced in the Colorado Legislature.

Considerations for Departing Executives

By: Colin A. Walker

March 16, 2021

When a C-Level executive separates from employment (by resignation, termination, or otherwise), there are a number of issues the executive should consider both to protect the executive from claims by the company and to preserve claims or protect their rights.

Measures to Reduce Risk upon Separation

By: Colin A. Walker

March 9, 2021

It is important for employers to take precautions to ensure that departing C-Level executives do not engage in misconduct which could harm the business.

Colorado Statute Limits Use of Employee’s Personal Social Media Accounts for Business Purposes

By: Colin A. Walker

March 2, 2021

Social media accounts have become ubiquitous in recent years, especially in the business environment. LinkedIn and similar platforms are regularly used for sales, recruiting, networking, and other activities critical to a business’ success.

Additional Posts

Employment Law for Start-Ups

Can Employers Force Employees to Return to the Workplace?

Separation Agreements

Bill Introduced in Colorado Legislature Would Substantially Expand Employment Discrimination Law

Considerations for Departing Executives

Measures to Reduce Risk upon Separation

Colorado Statute Limits Use of Employee’s Personal Social Media Accounts for Business Purposes

Traps for the Unwary Executive or Founder When Offering Securities

Tax Considerations with Severance Pay: Section 409A

New Colorado Requirements for Job Postings Outside of an Employer's Organization

Termination of the Employment Relationship

Employment Law Changes To Expect Under the Biden Administration

Attorneys’ Fees Provisions

Golden Parachute or Golden Handcuffs?

CDLE Invokes Public Health Emergency Provisions of Healthy Families and Workplaces Act for 2021

Arbitration Agreements

Choice of Law and Venue

Newsflash: Pay Equity Law Goes Into Effect

Intellectual Property

I’ve been offered stock options. What should I do before I accept them?

Paid Family Leave Ballot Initiative Passes in Colorado

Issuing Stock Options

Garden Leave

Non-Compete/Non-Solicitation Agreements

Employment Agreements

Newsflash: State Paid Leave Legislation

Independent Contractors

Duty of Loyalty

Commissions and Non-Discretionary Bonuses

Deferred Compensation