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Colorado updates paid sick leave provisions for 2021

Certain provisions of HFWA will go into effect January 1, 2021. HFWA will be phased in during a two-year period. Starting January 1, 2021, employers with 16 or more employees will be covered by the paid sick leave requirements. On January 1, 2022, all employers in Colorado, excluding the federal government, will be required to provide paid sick leave.

Back to school: tips for divorced parents

This year, parents are facing new challenges as a result of COVID-19, particularly parents living in separate households with shared physical custody of their children. It is important, now more than ever, for parents to remember to focus on the best interests of their children. Here, an attorney speaks to the changes struggles the new school year brings, and provides tips for returning to school right now, especially if divorced.

What you need to know about the Small Business Reorganization Act Of 2019

Bankruptcy filings are on the rise, and many eligible debtors are opting to file under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA), a new fast-track bankruptcy option that alters creditors’ rights in certain Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. The SBRA became effective in February 2020 and is quickly becoming an important tool for debtors in bankruptcy as the effects of COVID-19 are felt across the country.

New changes to laws for dissolving corporations in Colorado in 2020

When business partners have no mechanism for buying each other out or transferring their interest or dissolving their business, Colorado law steps in and various statutes and rules provide an answer. However, you may not like what the laws state, which is why it is always preferable to draft an agreement that suits your needs. Find out what's new this year and how it affects dissolution.

Colorado Labor Department releases emergency rules on paid sick leave for COVID-19

The Department released this emergency rule after Gov. Polis declared a State of Disaster Emergency on March 10. At that time Gov. Polis directed the Department to initiate immediate rulemaking to provide some employees with paid sick leave and to identify additional supports and wage replacement, such as access to unemployment insurance.