Colorado voters approved the Paid Medical and Family Leave (PMFL) Initiative, Proposition 118, on Election Day. PMFL creates a state-run paid family and medical leave insurance program in Colorado that allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of leave and keep their job. The program, which begins on January 1, 2024, is similar in
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Colorado Enacts Legislation Requiring Employers to Provide Employees with Paid Sick Leave
Colorado has enacted the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (SB20-205) (HFWA) to require employers to provide employees with up to six days, or up to 48 hours, of earned paid sick leave.
Employers with at least 16 employees must begin providing earned paid sick leave on January 1, 2021. All employers, regardless of…