The Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD) and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) are pleased to announce the blessed arrival of a healthy new posting.
The Colorado Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Notice arrived kicking and screaming effective August 10, 2016. The proud parents still found strength to revise the Anti-Discrimination Notice to make room for their new bundle of joy.
In all seriousness, these two postings are required for all Colorado employers, and they must be visible to both employees and applicants.
What is the Colorado Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Notice?
The Colorado Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Notice is a new posting that describes how employers must provide reasonable accommodations to an applicant or employee who is pregnant, or who is physically recovering from childbirth or a related condition.
The Act and posting requirements take effect August 10, 2016.
Under the Act, reasonable accommodations can include:
- More frequent or longer break periods.
- More frequent restroom, food, and water breaks.
- Modified equipment or seating.
- Lifting restrictions.
- Temporary transfer to less strenuous/hazardous duty.
- Modified schedules.
Posting and Notice Requirements: Colorado Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Notice
The new posting must be accessible to employees and applicants. The CCRD provides it as two 8.5” x 11” pages, and it’s available in English and in Spanish.
Colorado Anti-Discrimination: What Changed?
The State also revised the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Notice to make room for pregnancy protection language. The posting is required for all employers in Colorado.
Colorado Anti-Discrimination Posting and Notice Requirements
Required for every employer, employment agency, labor organization, and place of public accommodation.
Colorado Labor Law Posters
Both postings are included on the GovDocs in the Colorado Compliance Posting Package with other required postings for Colorado employees, including:
- Unemployment Insurance
- Workers’ Compensation
- Notice of Injury
- Pay Day Notice
- Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Notice
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