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Colorado Salary History Question Ban in Effect

Posted by Susan McCullah

Jan 22, 2021 2:28:56 PM

Colorado is the newest state to follow the trend of banning the salary history question on the application and during the interviewing process. 

The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act law, which was signed by the governor in May 2019, took effect on January 1, 2021. 

What Is the Law?

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Topics: Colorado, Good hiring practices, Compliance, salary history ban, salary history question

Colorado Employers! Prepare for Equal Pay Act Compliance by Jan 2021

Posted by LaLonnie Gray

Dec 11, 2020 9:30:00 AM

This information was originally posted on the JDSupra website by Fisher Phillips, written by LaLonnie Gray.

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act goes into effect on January 1, 2021. It's smart for employers to proactively review the requirements and adjust your procedures now. Here's what you need to know and do.  

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Topics: Colorado, salary history question, Pay Equity, Equal Pay Act

Colorado Enacts ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation Effective September 2019

Posted by Ryan P. Lessmann

Jun 27, 2019 8:40:00 AM

This article was written by Ryan P. Lessmann and first appeared on the National Law Review website.

In an effort to prevent persons with criminal records from being automatically ruled out for job vacancies, Colorado Governor Jared Polis has signed “ban the box” legislation. The new law will go into effect in September 2019 for employers with at least 11 employees, and employers with fewer than 11 employees have until September 2021 to comply.

This makes Colorado the 13th state to enact “ban the box” legislation for private employers.

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Topics: Colorado, Background screening, Hiring, Ban the Box, Employer use of criminal records

Colorado Prohibits Using Credit Checks for Employment Screening

Posted by datafactssolutions

May 8, 2013 8:24:30 AM

Colorado is joining 8 other states that prohibit employers from using credit information for employment purposes. This law-named the Employment Opportunity Act, Colo. Rev St 8-2-126- will go into effect July 1, 2013.

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Topics: Data Facts blog, Colorado, Pre-employment screening, NAPBS accreditation, Background screening, 2013 hiring, worpress blog, NAPBS, background screen, Good hiring practices

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~~Susan McCullah is the Marketing Project Manager/ Background Screening Division for Data Facts, Inc, a 25 year old Memphis based company. Data Facts Inc -an NAPBS accredited company- is a leading provider of employment screening solutions. Check out our website for a complete explanation of our services.