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Colorado Department of Labor Revises Emergency Rules on Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19



April 06, 2020

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On April 3, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor again revised its emergency rule requiring paid sick leave to employees who may be impacted by COVID-19. “Food and beverage manufacturing” has been added to the types of business that must provide this leave to their employees. Employees who are eligible to receive this paid sick leave include individuals who have flu-like symptoms and are being tested for COVID-19 or are under instructions from a healthcare provider to quarantine or isolate due to a risk of having COVID-19.

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Barbara A. Grandjean

Office Managing Partner