COMPS Order Now Effective, Along With Some Unexpected Changes and Enforcement Measures

By Brooke Colaizzi and Carissa Davis

The Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order #36 (“COMPS Order”) is now effective, but with some last-minute changes and a temporarily modified enforcement scheme. This Order replaces Colorado Minimum Wage Order #35 and institutes significant changes concerning coverage, overtime compensation, and other important wage and hour issues. As the Order became effective this week, the Colorado Division of Labor Standards and Statistics (“Division”), the agency tasked with investigating wage and hour claims, has issued some reassurances regarding its enforcement of the Order.

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