Introduction and Instructions to Labor Peace Act Petitions

There are five different petitions concerning elections conducted pursuant to the Colorado Labor Peace Act § 8-3-108.  Each petition relates to a different party that may be requesting the election concerning the authorization or revocation of an All-Union Agreement (AUA).  These petitions must be filed with the Division of Labor Standards and Statistics, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment in duplicate with original signatures each recognized by a notary public. . If the petition is filed by the employees, there need not be a duplicate list of the signatories.

The petitions for the authorization for an AUA election may be submitted by the following:

1. The employees
2. The collective bargaining unit for the employees
3. The employer

The petitions for the revocation of an AUA agreement may be submitted by the following:

1. The employees
2. The employer

There are five separate petitions concerning elections conducted pursuant to the Colorado Labor Peace Act § 8-3-107 regarding the selection and/or continuance of a Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU).  Again, each petition relates to a specific party that may submit a petition.  As with the previous noted petitions, these should be filed with the Division of Labor Standards and Statistics in duplicate with original signatures.  As previously stated all petitions submitted must be certified by a notary public.

The petitions for the recognition of a CBU may be submitted by the following:

1. The employees
2. The employer
3. The representative of any CBU

The petitions for the decertification of a CBU may be submitted by the following:

1. The employees
2. The employer

Although the petitions should be self-explanatory; should you have any questions please contact the Division of Labor Standards and Statistics at 303-318-8060 or 303-318-8061.