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May 31, 2022
Effective May 25, 2022, Colorado enacted Senate Bill 22-234, which expands the information that employers are required to provide to employees upon termination of their employment.
Content of the law
Pre-existing Colorado law requires employers to provide a notice to employees upon termination or separation of employment that includes the following information:
Senate Bill 22-234 bill adds the following to the list of pre-existing requirements:
Regardless of the reason for separation (i.e., whether termination of the employment relationship was voluntary or involuntary), under Colorado law, all employers must provide a notice to the employee – in electronic or hard copy format – with the information listed above.
Employers should review their protocols for employment terminations to ensure that notices given to employees reflect the new changes listed above.
*Special thanks to Claire Miller, our intern from the University of Notre Dame, for her contributions to this article.