Colorado (Again) Changes Rules on How Employers Must Compensate Employees Using Paid Leave

Littler Publications | Dec 20, 2022

Effective January 1, 2023, regulations under Colorado’s Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA) will again change how employers calculate the rate of pay when employees use paid sick and safe leave and/or public health emergency leave. Although employers might welcome certain changes to the pay rate calculation rules, the fact is that these new regulations amount to the third time that Colorado’s Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE) has revised the pay rate calculation rules since the HFWA first took effect in mid-2020. Thus, pay rate calculations under the HFWA are a moving target, making compliance a challenge. Learn More