Colorado Employer's Law Blog

Colorado Employer's Law Blog

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

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Colorado Discrimination Claims Soon To Be More Treacherous For Employers

Posted in Disability, Discrimination, Human Resources, Retaliation
Five years in the making (previously introduced without success in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012), the Job Protection and Civil Rights Enforcement Act of 2013 (HB 13-1136) (PDF) was introduced again this year in the House on January 18, 2013, and took less than five months to pass through both branches of the Colorado legislature and … Continue Reading

Colorado Businesses Beware – ADA Public Accommodation “Drive-By” Lawsuits On The Rise

Posted in Disability, Discrimination
Known as “Drive-By Litigation,” Colorado is getting hit by a rash of lawsuits alleging that businesses are violating Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Since April of this year, 20 lawsuits (and counting) have been filed against Denver area businesses by the same Plaintiff who is represented by the same two attorneys … Continue Reading

Word On the Street: Final ADAAA Regs Approved By EEOC

Posted in Disability, Discrimination, Human Resources
HR.BLR.com reported today that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has privately approved its final draft regulations under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA).  So, where does that leave us?  First, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), a federal agency that must clear rules and regulations before they are published, will have 90 days to review the final regulations.  … Continue Reading