Avoid Costly Mistakes With Colorado Age Discrimination Laws

Employers suspected of violating Colorado age discrimination law must make sure that they are not treating job applicants or employees less favorable solely because of their age. Without the right employment policies in place, Colorado employers can face severe penalties including large jury verdicts during litigation and EEOC investigations. Age Discrimination… Read more »

National Origin Discrimination in the Workplace — Colorado

Information for Colorado Employers that Can Minimize Litigation National origin discrimination in the workplace, under Colorado discrimination laws, occurs when employers treat applicants or employees unfavorably because of factors such as ethnicity, national origin, accent, or even if the employer perceived them to be of a certain national original regardless of whether… Read more »

EEOC Hostile Work Environment Colorado

The EEOC hostile work environment laws are frequently misinterpreted and misconstrued. A hostile work environment goes beyond the grumpy boss and disgruntled employees. As employers, understanding the basics can save hundreds of thousands in litigation and harsh jury verdicts Moreover, a hostile work environment is not a stand-alone claim. As explained… Read more »

What is Discrimination in the Workplace?

Information for Employers Knowing what is discrimination is valuable information for employer defense. The most easily understood type of employer discrimination in the workplace is “disparate treatment.” As an employer, you can find yourself defending a lawsuit just because you (your company) treated some people less favorably than others because… Read more »

Racial Discrimination for Employers in Colorado

 As an employer, racial discrimination as applied in most states prohibits unfavorable actions against an applicant or employee because /she is of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as hair texture, skin color, or certain facial features). Color discrimination involves treating someone unfavorably because of… Read more »

Hostile Work Environment

As a Colorado employer in you must be aware of hostile work environment law and develop the requisite policies that lower the impact of any EEOC investigations.  Always evaluate your company’s work environment at least on an annual basis. Failure to do so could trigger an EEOC investigation and ultimately an expensive lawsuit. What… Read more »