The use of compensatory time for non-exempt employees is not allowed for employers covered under Colorado Minimum Wage Order Number 30 . Compensatory time is defined as paid time off the job which has been earned and accrued by an employee in lieu of the appropriate wage payments for a specified pay period.
Non-exempt employees covered under Colorado Wage Order Number 30 must be paid time and one-half of the regular rate of pay for any work in excess of forty hours per workweek, twelve hours per workday, or twelve consecutive hours without regard to the starting and ending time of the workday (excluding duty free meal periods).
Advisory Bulletin: Holiday Pay, Severence Pay, Sick Pay, Sick Leave, and Compensatory Time, 7(I)
Colorado Minimum Wage Order Number 30 (Section 4)
29 Code of Federal Regulations 553.22 (FLSA Compensatory Time)
29 Code of Federal Regulations 553.23 (FLSA Compensatory Time)