In a trail of decisions turning back the clock to precedent under the Clinton-era Board, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has reversed the standard of review for employee handbookContinue Reading NLRB Reverts to Heightened Legal Standard in Reviewing Employee Handbook Policies
Hannah Caplan is a trusted advisor on all matters that impact employees. Her practice focuses on providing advice and counsel to employers navigating sensitive legal issues with employees, leading employment support on corporate transactions, and drafting agreements and policies for employees.
In her advice and counsel role, Hannah draws on over ten years of litigation and courtroom experience to ensure her clients are well-informed of the risks associated with each potential path. When leading employment due diligence on a deal, she goes the extra mile to learn the business priorities and overall plans before diving in. She rounds out her practice with a variety of drafting and related counseling services, including critical separation agreements for executives, largescale severance agreements and strategy for reductions-in-force, restrictive covenant agreements, and employee handbooks. Hannah’s litigation practice and experience includes defense against discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, as well as wage payment lawsuits, including collective actions under FLSA. She has also both brought and defended actions involving the protection of trade secrets and violation of restrictive covenants.
On June 30, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case emanating from Colorado, with nationwide implication, 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis. SCOTUS held, by a 6-3 majority…Continue Reading 303 Creative: SCOTUS Rules First Amendment Protects Colorado Website Designer from Creating ‘Expressive’ Wedding Websites For Same-Sex Couples
Governor Polis recently signed two laws affecting Colorado employers and employees. First, the Job Application Fairness Act (JAFA) prohibits all Colorado employers from requesting certain information related to prospective employees’…Continue Reading Colorado Law Bans Age-Related Questions on Applications and Adds New Reasons to Use Paid Sick Leave
Colorado Governor Polis recently signed into law an amendment to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (the Act), most of which will be effective Jan. 1, 2024 (the…Continue Reading Colorado’s Equal Pay Act: Amended Job Notification Requirements and Increased Enforcement Ahead
On Aug. 7, 2023, Colorado employers’ workplace obligations will change due to the passage of the Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights Act (the POWR Act). The POWR Act, which Governor…Continue Reading New Act Expands Colorado Anti-Discrimination Law and Limits Non-Disclosure Agreements