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 majorityContinue Reading 303 Creative: SCOTUS Rules First Amendment Protects Colorado Website Designer from Creating ‘Expressive’ Wedding Websites For Same-Sex Couples
Julia (Julie) Mitarotondo focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation in the employment law space. Julie’s experience includes litigation in state and federal court, as well as international arbitration. She advises on state and federal employment law matters and drafts employee handbooks, employment policies, restrictive covenant agreements, offer letters, and employment agreements. She provides advice and counsel on hiring, separation, leaves of absence, wage and hour law, employee classification, and reasonable accommodations. She also performs employment due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.
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