Colorado Employer's Law Blog

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An Employer's Guide Through the Twists and Turns of Employment Law and Litigation, Including Collective and Class Actions.

Category Archives: Restrictive Covenants

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Colorado’s Employment Opportunity Act Resurfaces And Picks Up Steam

Posted in Background Checks, Human Resources, Restrictive Covenants
Percolating since last year, Colorado’s Employment Opportunity Act has resurfaced in early 2013 and may be on the road to passage.  Known as SB13-018, or Senate Bill 18, the Employment Opportunity Act recently passed its third reading in the Senate on February 12, 2013 (final vote, 20 in favor: 15 opposed) and now is before… Continue Reading

BREAKING NEWS: Colorado Supreme Court Says Continued At-Will Employment Is Sufficient Consideration For Noncompetition Agreement

Posted in Restrictive Covenants
On May 31, 2011, in a decision critical to non-compete law in Colorado, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its holding in Lucht’s Concrete Pumping Inc. v. Horner (PDF).  I previously blogged about the fluctuating state of Colorado’s non-compete law given the decisions below in the Lucht’s case — Colorado Non-Compete Law in Flux (October 7, 2010).  For many… Continue Reading

Colorado Non-Compete Law In Flux

Posted in Restrictive Covenants
On September 30, 2010, oral argument (audio file) took place in an important case regarding non-compete law before the Colorado Supreme Court.  The case is Lucht’s Concrete Pumping, Inc. v. Horner et al., Case No. 09SC627, and the issue on appeal is whether continued at-will employment is sufficient consideration to enforce a non-competition agreement entered into after the employment… Continue Reading