Wage and Labor Law Complaint (Employer and Employee Forms)
The Division of Labor may assist employees performing work in Colorado with the recovery of earned compensation, and labor law violations. If you wish to file a Wage and Hour Law Complaint with the Division, you must fully complete and submit to the Division a Wage and Hour Labor Law Complaint Form. The form includes instructions on the complaint process and the authority of the Division of Labor.
Authorized Representative Form
Wage Claimants and Employers may designate representatives to assist in any aspect of the Division’s wage complaint process. The wage complaint process includes the investigation conducted by the Division’s Compliance Officer and the appeals process through the Division’s Hearing Officer. Representatives may be attorneys, non-attorneys, relatives, non-relatives,organizations.
Demand for Payment of Wages
If your employer owes you wages or compensation, you may also wish to complete and send to your previous employer an optional form entitled "Demand for Payment of Wages," which is provided as an administrative courtesy. Do not send the "Demand for Payment of Wages" form to the Division of Labor.
If your former or current employer's payments to you are with a dishonored check, you may wish to send the "Notice of Dishonored Instrument" form, which is provided as an administrative courtesy. Do not send the "Notice of Dishonored Instrument" to the Division of Labor.
Employer Response Form
If you are an employer and have received a Notice of Complaint from the Division of Labor for wages earned on or after January 1, 2015, the Employer Response Form must be completed and returned to the Division. Do not complete the "Employer Response Form" and send to the Division of Labor unless the Division has sent you a "Notice of Complaint" requesting a response.
Wage Complaint Appeal Hearing Request Form
An appeal is a written disagreement with a Division of Labor Compliance Officer’s written determination on a wage complaint filed with the Division regarding wages earned on or after January 1, 2015. Either the employee or the employer involved in the claim can submit a written appeal. An appeal is filed by requesting a hearing with a Division of Labor Hearing Officer. If you file an appeal, you will be required to participate in a telephone hearing. You may not file an appeal before you receive a Compliance Officer’s written determination on your wage complaint
Employment Eligibility Law Complaint
The Division of Labor will accept written complaints and investigate employers to assess their level of compliance with the Employment Verification Law and the Public Contracts for Services Law. If you wish to make a complaint you must fully complete the form below and submit to the Division.
Workplace Conditions Law Complaint
The Division of Labor will accept written complaints and investigate employers to assess their level of compliance with the Employment Opportunity Act (Credit History Law), the Social Media and the Workplace Law, and the Keep Jobs in Colorado Act. If you wish to make a complaint you must fully complete the form below and submit to the Division.
- Employment Opportunity Act (Credit History) Complaint Form
- Social Media Complaint Form
- Keep Jobs in Colorado Act Complaint Form
Youth Law Complaints
The Colorado Division of Labor is a state agency that enforces provisions of the Colorado Youth Employment Opportunity Act (CYEOA) and cannot intervene or assist in matters involving the application and interpretation of federal laws. For complaints involving unpaid wages, use the Wage and Hour Law Complaint Form above. For complaints that involve hours worked, prohibited occupations, age restrictions, or other non-wage related violations of the CYEOA, complete and submit the Youth Law Complaint Form below.