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