Colorado

Colorado Legislature Passes Significant Equal Pay Bill, Including Salary History Ban and Job Posting Requirements

UPDATE: The governor signed this bill into law on May 22, 2019. In its recently concluded session, the Colorado General Assembly passed legislation to strengthen the state‚Äôs pay equity requirements, prohibit employers from seeking salary history from job applicants, and require employers to post internal job openings and list salary ranges on all postings. The …

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CO Supreme Court: Worker’s Discharge for Off-duty Pot Use Was Legal

In a nationally anticipated decision, the Colorado Supreme Court recently upheld an employer’s termination of an employee for a positive drug test because of his off-duty, off-premises marijuana use. The court’s narrow decision in the case turned on the fact that marijuana use remains illegal under federal law. Construing the term “lawful” to encompass activities …

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