Last Friday, an Aurora lawmaker introduced a bill that if passed, would prohibit an employer from terminating an employee for their lawful off-duty activities, even if those activities are not federally legal. Although marijuana usage is not the only activity that would be protected under this bill, it is the main driver. Ultimately, this bill could cause certain employers to violate federal law, and hinder all employer’s ability to create a safe work environment.


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Workplace Harassment Bill Expected to Drop Soon:

A bill that would rewrite workplace harassment laws in Colorado is expected to drop at the Capitol any day now. The proposed changes to current workplace harassment laws would result in numerous changes for employers and employees including, limiting the use of confidentiality agreements in court, allowing independent contractors, subcontractors and unpaid interns to file harassment claims and changing the employee complaint filing period from six months to two years.


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