May 11, 2021
By: Colin A. Walker
In with the Old: Department of Labor Reinstates Prior Independent Contractor Classification: Employers Beware!
Colorado’s New Family and Medical Leave Law Goes into Effect
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Proposes New Rules
Employment Law Implications of SCOTUS Affirmative Action Decision
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Rule Increasing Salary Threshold for Exempt Workers
Fail to Honor Your Obligations and Lose the Right to Enforce Restrictive Covenants
Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace
New Colorado Law Prohibits Non-Disparagement and Non-Disclosure Agreements which Prohibit Disclosure of Unfair Employment Practices
Supreme Court Changes Standard for Religious Accommodation
Supreme Court Strikes Down College Admissions Programs which Give Preference Based on Race
The History of Laws Protecting LGBTQIA+ Workers from Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace in Colorado
Are No-poach Agreements Legal?
Colorado Legislature Passes Amendments to Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
The End of COVID Public Health Emergency Leave
Colorado Legislature Passes Significant Changes to Workplace Harassment Laws
When Does Colorado's New Law on Covenants Not to Compete Require Written Notice?
NLRB Ruling Holds Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Clauses Violated National Labor Relations Act
Fair Workweek Bill Fails in Colorado Legislature
POWR Bill Introduced in Colorado Senate
Supreme Court Confirms Strict Compliance Required to Exempt Highly Compensated Employees From Overtime Regulations
Denver Enacts New Wage Theft Ordinance
FTC Proposes Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements for All Employees
Public Health Emergency Leave Expanded to Include Flu and other Respiratory Illnesses
Supreme Court Hears Affirmative Action Cases
Changing Times Creates Employment Law Minefield: Summary on Recent and Upcoming Changes to Employment Law
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rule Regarding Independent Contractors
Criminal Issues in the Workplace
New Employment Laws Go Into Effect August 10, 2022
Lobbying and Employment Law
New Law Requires Notice of Reason for Termination
Is Hair a Protected Class?
2022 Colorado Legislative Session Brings Big Changes to Employment Law
Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (“FAIR Act”)
IT Forensics: Technology Security Issues That Employers Should Keep Top of Mind
“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can never hurt me…” Should Non-Disparagement Provisions be Included in Employment Agreements?
United States Women’s National Soccer Team Secures Historic $24 Million Equal Pay Settlement
Senate Passes Landmark Bill Ending Forced Arbitration of Workplace Sexual Harassment and Assault Claims
Can You Provide Different Benefits to Different Employees?
Happy New Year: Ready or Not, Here Comes 2022!
Senate Bill SB 21-217
Sixth Circuit to Preside Over Challenge to OSHA Vaccine Mandate
Court of Appeals Issues Temporary Stay of OSHA Vaccine Mandate
Navigating A Patchwork of Employment Laws: An HR Perspective
How A Recently Overturned Colorado Supreme Court Law Affects Employers
Dealing with A Patchwork of Employment Laws: Colorado Checklist
Employment Law for Boards of Directors
Recap of Employment Law in the 2021 Colorado Legislative Session
HR and Employment Law Considerations for Returning to Work After COVID-19
Employment Law for Start-Ups
Can Employers Force Employees to Return to the Workplace?
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
Choice of Law and Venue
Newsflash: Pay Equity Law Goes Into Effect
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
Newsflash: State Paid Leave Legislation
Duty of Loyalty
Commissions and Non-Discretionary Bonuses