This memorandum is an assessment of the fiscal impact of the attached proposed Amendment L.045 to Senate Bill 19-188. This fiscal assessment is for the impact of the bill with inclusion of this amendment only. Any other added amendment could influence the fiscal impact.
This issue brief provides an overview of federal and state family and medical leave laws, including an overview of state paid family leave programs.
This issue brief provides an overview of federal and state laws related to gender pay equity and a summary of past legislature efforts by the Colorado General Assembly on the topic.
This memorandum provides an overview of the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) and the changes made to PERA by Senate Bill 18‑200.
This memorandum provides a summary of various workforce development programs in Colorado.
This memorandum provides information about professional licensure requirements in Colorado.
Over 100 professions and occupations are currently required to be licensed, certified, or registered with state agencies in Colorado. The majority are regulated by the Division of Professions and...
During the 2018 legislative session, the General Assembly created and continued programs related to employment training and recruitment.
This memorandum addresses questions around recent announcements and consideration of changes to the state employee payroll schedule. Legislative Council Staff has received inquiries regarding the timing and amount of state employee payroll during the months of July and August 2018 as a result...
During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to professional licensing and regulation, wage law transparency, workers’ compensation insurance, and workforce development programs.
Colorado’s workers’ compensation law provides various benefits to employees who suffer work-related injuries and illnesses. This issue brief provides an overview of the employer obligations to the program, workers’ compensation benefits, and how the program is administered.
Federal law requires employers to pay their employees a minimum hourly wage. States are allowed to set different pay standards than the federal minimum wage requirement; however, if the state and federal law differ, such as in Colorado, the higher wage prevails. This issue brief provides an...
FY 2017-18 Information Technology Request.
Unemployment insurance (UI) provides temporary, partial wage replacement to workers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. The state program is administered by the Division of Employment and Training within the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE). This issue brief...