Colorado enacted a slew of employment-related legal guidelines within the 2022 legislative session. A significant new invoice, Senate Invoice 22-234, updates discover necessities for insurance coverage. unemployment insurance coverage that employers should present to workers within the occasion of dismissal.
Underneath preexisting Colorado legislation, employers are required to offer discover to workers upon termination that features:
- An announcement that unemployment insurance coverage advantages can be found to unemployed staff who meet the eligibility necessities beneath Colorado legislation.
- Contact particulars for submitting a criticism.
- Data the employee might want to file a declare.
- Contact info for info on the standing of their utility after it has been submitted.
Senate Invoice 22-234 expands the data employers are required to offer on the time of termination to incorporate the next info:
- Identify of employer.
- Employer’s deal with.
- The identify of the worker.
- Worker deal with.
- Worker identification quantity or the final 4 digits of the worker’s social safety quantity.
- The worker’s first and final work dates.
- Cumulative earnings of the worker because the starting of the yr.
- Worker’s wage for the final week labored.
- The explanation the worker separated from the employer.
Discover containing this info could also be in digital or paper type and have to be offered to all workers on the time of termination, whatever the motive for termination.
The requirement to offer the above discover got here into impact as quickly because the invoice was proclaimed into legislation on Could 25. With the Colorado Division of Labor and Employment anticipated to launch a mannequin discover within the coming months, Colorado employers ought to take motion now to make sure they supply workers with each ingredient of data required beneath present Colorado legislation, and due to this fact might want to create their very own discover to workers within the occasion of termination.
David C. Gartenberg and Jennifer S. Harpole are attorneys at Littler in Denver. © 2022 Littler. All rights reserved. Republished with permission.