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Racial Discrimination

Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination in the workplace means treating an employee or job applicant unfavorably because of the person’s skin color, race, personal characteristics associated with a race like hair texture or facial features, or association with someone of another race...

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Disability Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

Disability discrimination is treating an employee or job applicant differently because of a disability, perceived disability, or an association with a disabled person. Whether a person is visibly disabled or not, treating them differently or failing to make certain...

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Age Discrimination

Age Discrimination

We don’t hear much about age discrimination in the news, but discrimination against older workers happens far too often. According to a 2018 report by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), “more than 6 in 10 workers age 45 and older say they have seen or...

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New Laws and Employment Case Wins In 2020

New Laws and Employment Case Wins In 2020

While 2020 has been a challenging year for most people, we’re happy to report that 2020 was a good year for employment law changes in Colorado. Between the new state equal pay law going into effect in 2021, Supreme Court wins for LGBTQ rights, and passage of the...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in the WorkplaceOften it’s hard to know whether workplace behavior crosses the line into sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is often much more subtle than a boss demanding sexual favors for a promotion. Are jokes with a sexual punchline enough?...

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Best Practices for Commission Based Employees

Best Practices for Commission Based Employees

Sales commissions and performance-based bonuses are a common payment structure for many Colorado employees. Under Colorado law, employers have the same legal obligation to pay commissions as they do wages. Unfortunately, not all employers can be relied upon to pay...

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What Nurses Need to Know About Malpractice Insurance

What Nurses Need to Know About Malpractice Insurance

Many nurses believe that their employer’s malpractice insurance will cover them for any allegation of malpractice. But the truth is that most nurses don’t know what their employer’s malpractice insurance covers, and in a lot of cases, nurses are left without...

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