Quarter 3 wage reports and premiums are due October 31, 2023. 

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Colorado’s paid sick leave law is expanding. What does that mean for FAMLI?

Just like there is more than one reason to need to step away from the office, Colorado has different laws governing employee leave and sick time.

Making sense of it all gets complicated. Starting August 7, 2023, Colorado’s Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA) expands to give Colorado employees more access to use accrued paid sick leave.

Job protection and worker retaliation among new FAMLI rules

Colorado workers who take paid family or medical leave to care for themselves or a loved one can’t be punished for doing so when benefits under the new, voter-approved Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program become available in 2024.

At the same time, Colorado employers won’t be required to ignore an employee’s performance or retain an underperforming employee when they experience such a life event.

Those are just some of the new rules made final May 25, 2023. Employers and workers will want to make note of the following guidelines:

As summer intern season approaches, FAMLI answers questions about seasonal and temporary workers

As the days get longer and Colorado employers start staffing up for summer, experts from the new Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program are out in the community to explain how the program will work for temporary and seasonal employees.

FAMLI experts met recently with Colorado members of the Society for Human Resource Management to answer questions about FAMLI requirements. Meeting at the Colorado History Museum, one of the top questions from Mile High SHRM members was about summer interns and other seasonal workers.