Colorado Employment and Labor Law Updates 2022


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


August

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

Restrictive Employment Agreements

Bill

House Bill 1317

Summary

Relates to unlawful to intimidate worker; relates to agreement not to compete; relates to prohibition; relates to exceptions; provides notice.

Enacted

06/08/2022

Effective Date

8/10/2022

Topics

Agreements: Confidentiality, Covenant_not_compete, Non-compete, Restrictive_covenant


Employer Employee Relationship

Bill

Senate Bill 161

Summary

Concerns the modernization of procedures for the enforcement of laws governing the employer employee relationship; appropriates funds; updates and modifies laws pertaining to the payment of wages, employee misclassification, and workplace safety, and the enforcement procedures and remedies for violations of those laws, as specified.

Enacted

06/03/2022

Effective Date

8/10/2022, 01/01/2023

Topics

Claims_and_Penalties: Misclassification, Wage_claims; Employer_Obligations: Notice;
Employment_relations: Former_employee; Wage_Payment: Deductions, Final_payment; Workplace_Behavior: Health, Safety


Employment Opportunities For Juveniles

Bill

House Bill 1383

Summary

Concerns increasing the workforce by removing barriers to employment opportunities for juveniles.

Enacted

06/21/2022

Effective Date

8/10/2022

Topics

Employment_relations: Applicant, Current_employees, Prospective_employee; Prohibited_Practices: Criminal_history


Restrictive Employment Agreements

Bill

House Bill 1317

Summary

Relates to unlawful to intimidate worker; relates to agreement not to compete; relates to prohibition; relates to exceptions; provides notice.

Enacted

06/08/2022

Effective Date

To be determined

Topics

Agreements: Confidentiality, Covenant_not_compete, Non-compete, Restrictive_covenant


Collective Bargaining For Counties

Bill

Senate Bill 230

Summary

Concerns the expansion of county employees rights to collective bargaining; makes an appropriation.

Enacted

06/07/2022

Effective Date

07/01/2022, 07/01/2023

Topics

Industry: Public_employer


Employer Employee Relationship

Bill

Senate Bill 161

Summary

Concerns the modernization of procedures for the enforcement of laws governing the employer employee relationship; appropriates funds; updates and modifies laws pertaining to the payment of wages, employee misclassification, and workplace safety, and the enforcement procedures and remedies for violations of those laws, as specified.

Enacted

06/03/2022

Effective Date

To be determined

Topics

Claims_and_Penalties: Misclassification, Wage_claims; Employer_Obligations: Notice; Employment_relations: Former_employee; Wage_Payment: Deductions, Final_payment; Workplace_Behavior: Health, Safety


Employment Opportunities For Juveniles

Bill

House Bill 1383

Summary

Concerns increasing the workforce by removing barriers to employment opportunities for juveniles.

Enacted

06/03/2022

Effective Date

To be determined

Topics

Employment_relations: Applicant, Current_employees, Prospective_employee;
Prohibited_Practices: Criminal_history


May

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


April

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


March

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


February

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


January

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.