Final COMPS Order Ushers in Near-Universal Coverage, Salary Threshold for Exemptions

By Carissa Davis Colorado has issued a new wage order titled, Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order #36. (“COMPS Order”). This Order replaces Colorado Minimum Wage Order #35 and is set to institute significant changes affecting minimum wage, wage deductions and credits, overtime compensation, and other important wage and hour issues. Unlike previous wage […]

Proposed Replacement for Colorado Minimum Wage Order Promises Big Changes for Employers

By Brooke Colaizzi The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Division of Labor Standards and Statistics has released its proposed replacement for the annual Colorado Minimum Wage Order, and if adopted, it will bring significant changes to Colorado employers’ wage and hour obligations. The proposed Order is called the Colorado Overtime & Minimum Pay Standards […]