New Mexico Legislative Recap

The 2019 legislative session saw a lot of activity in New Mexico. Several-employment related bills passed and were signed into law. We will highlight four...

Understanding Colorado’s “Ban-the-Box” Law

Among the bills currently awaiting Gov. Polis’s signature is “Concerning the Timing of an Inquiry into a Job Applicant’s Criminal History, and, in Connection Therewith,...

Legislative Update: Arizona and Colorado

With the Colorado and Arizona Legislatures no longer in session, below is a roundup of bills that passed. Most of the Colorado bills now await...

2019 Utah Legislative Session Highlights

The 2019 Utah Legislative Session ended on March 14, 2019. Although the session was dominated by discussions about tax modernization in Utah (which ultimately failed...

Paid Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a federal law that provides unpaid, job-protected leave for eligible employees working for covered employers. FMLA...

FAMLI Bill Hearing Set for Wednesday

Colorado’s FAMLI (family and medical leave insurance) bill, SB19-188, is scheduled for hearing on March 13 at the State Capitol. The bill would create the family...