Colorado’s Tipping Point

New ruling may have implications for Colorado restaurants On June 30, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upended a long standing Federal Department of Labor rule stating tips were the property of the employee and that employers had no say on how that money was directed. Not so, said the court.  In deciding Marlow … Read more

Amendment 70 passed. Now what?

As you are most likely aware, Amendment 70: Raise Colorado’s Minimum Wage was on this year’s ballot. With over 55% of voters in favor of the raise, the increase will go into effect January 1st, 2017. Please know as a client of TLC you will be provided a Federal and State labor law poster within the first … Read more

Colorado Minimum Wage Expected to Rise

The hourly minimum wage in Colorado is expected to increase to $8.56 from $8.31, and to $5.54 an hour for tipped workers from $5.29, effective January 1, 2017, according to Bloomberg BNA calculations. The calculations were based on Colorado statutory guidelines and a 3 percent increase in the consumer price index for all urban consumers … Read more

CO Affirmation Obsolete after August 10

“A form that I always thought was just another way to penalize a business (because the I-9 accomplishes the same goal), will no longer be needed. Wahhoooooo!” -Kevin Welch, President & CEO   The Colorado Employment Verification law has been repealed by action in the Colorado General Assembly this session. House Bill 16-1114 has been … Read more

CO Department of Revenue Error

Dear Valued Client, We have been notified that the CO Department of Revenue has made an error in posting December 2015 State Wage Withholding payments. A very high percentage of businesses in Colorado have received a notice that looks similar to the letter you see below. If you have received a notice stating that you … Read more