Colorado: Add New Vacation Pay Requirements to the List of Wage and Hour Changes


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December 15, 2020


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In addition to the bevy of wage and hour changes we previously reported on, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (DLE) adopted its proposed rule concerning vacation pay. Generally speaking, Colorado employers have been required to pay out an employee’s accrued, unused vacation pay upon separation of employment; but a June 2019 Court of Appeal case said that employers could place restrictions on such payments as part of their workplace policies or agreements.

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