On August 18th, Governor Polis provided an update on the state’s decision to require vaccines for employees working in its 24/7 facilities and interacting with vulnerable populations. “Colorado currently has the 7th lowest COVID rate, but that doesn’t mean we can let our guard down. We’re still learning about the virus, though we know that […]

On July 8th, 2020, Gov. Jared Polis enacted the Colorado Covid Disaster Recovery Order.  This is a new executive order that maintains various policies from the executive orders now rescinded.

On May 14, 2021, following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, Governor Polis lifted the State mask mandate for fully vaccinated Coloradans. Thus, fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks outdoors or indoors. Unvaccinated people are still encouraged to wear a mask indoors, but it’s not mandated. Although Gov. Polis lifted […]

“You say COVID and I say Covfefe – Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off! The Nuts and Bolts and Legal Issues of Reopening the Office in the Time of COVID-19” presented by Kevin Allen and Jennifer Schlatter of Allen Vellone Wolf Helfrich & Factor, P.C. In this educational session, Kevin and Jennifer discuss issues on […]

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. For more details, please view the Employee Rights and Federal Employee Rights informational […]

The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship has released The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act, which provides further information on the Paycheck Protection Program Loans, the Small Business Debt Relief Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Emergency Economic Injury Grants, Small Business Counseling and Contracting and Small Business Tax Provisions.

In response to the growing health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus (also referred to as COVID-19), on March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”).  This is “phase 2” of the federal government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Among others, the Act amends the Family […]