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.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is listing the names of individuals prosecuted for unemployment insurance fraud on its website in an attempt to help minimize unemployment fraud and abuse. According to the CDOL website, there were 18 prosecutions in the 1st quarter of 2012, resulting in judgments to recover $223,667.80 in fraudulently paid benefits. … Continue Reading