(DENVER) – Today, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s (CDLE) Division of Labor Standards and Statistics (DLSS) adopted as final the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order (COMPS), with the effective date of March 16, 2020. COMPS replaces the Colorado Minimum Wage Order (CMWO), which had been widely criticized for its lack of clarity.
On January 1, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s (CDLE) Division of Workers’ Compensation (DOWC) will begin accepting applications to the Colorado Uninsured Employer (CUE) Fund which provides financial assistance for individuals hurt on the job while working for employers who do not carry workers’ compensation insurance.
Employers in Colorado added 4,100 nonfarm payroll jobs from October to November for a total of 2,796,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 3,100 and government increased 1,000. October estimates were revised up to 2,792,700, and the over the month change from September to October was an increase of 4,300 rather than the originally estimated increase of 3,100.
Denver -- Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s (CDLE) Division of Labor Standards and Statistics (DLSS) will hold a public rulemaking hearing on the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order (COMPS). The hearing will take place from 3 to 7 pm at 633 17th Street, 12th floor.
Second quarter 2019 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) results indicate Colorado total nonfarm payroll jobs estimates will be revised up for this period with the release of benchmarked estimates in March 2020.
More than a dozen State of Colorado agencies will be partnering on a hiring and resource fair serving the Western Slope counties on November 23, 2019. As part of his listening tour, Governor Jared Polis will also be in attendance.