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 […]

On July 14, 2020, Governor Polis signed into law the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act of Colorado (“HFWA”).  Although the HFWA took effect immediately, some measures of the Act will not take effect until January 1, 2021 and January 1, 2022, depending on the size of the employer. Effective July 14, 2020 through December 31, […]

On March 6, 2020, Governor Polis signed the CROWN Act into law.  The CROWN Act went into effect on September 14, 2020. Colorado is the fifth state to enact this legislation, which bans discrimination against hairstyles associated with a racial identity.  Other states that have enacted the CROWN Act include California, New York, New Jersey […]