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Colorado Wage Act

The Colorado Wage Act (C.R.S. 8-4-101 et seq.) requires Colorado employers to pay employees their earned wages in a timely manner. The Wage Act is commonly referred to as the…

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Attorney Fees Under the Colorado Wage Claim Act

Attorney Fees Under the Colorado Wage Claim Act Lester appealed a jury verdict awarding him $12,307.69 in unpaid compensation based on breach of an implied contract with defendant, The Career…

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What is the False Claims Act?

What is the False Claims Act? The False Claims Act allows people with knowledge of suspected false claims to sue on the government’s behalf.  If the Justice Department joins one…

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Colorado Social Host Liability

Colorado social host liability is governed by statute.  C.R.S. § 12-47-801(4)(a) provides that: No social host who furnishes any alcohol beverage is civilly liable to any injured individual or his…

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OWCP APPEALS

OWCP DENIES FEDERAL WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM If the Office of Workers Compensation Programs (OWCP) denies a FECA claim, the District Office’s decision should clearly state the reasons why the claim…

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FMLA and ADA

A recent Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals case analyzes claims brought under the FMLA and ADA.  The case, Smothers v. Solvay Chemicals, Inc., issued on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, involved…

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Filing a Traumatic Injury Claim with the OWCP

Filing a traumatic injury claim on a CA-1 is the first step in getting a claim approved by the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP). The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act…

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Section 1983 Claim

Section 1983 claim by female who was raped by a Grand Junction police office was dismissed by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Schneider v. City of Grand Junction. …

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Medical Marijuana

An employee that uses medical marijuana can be lawfully terminated if the employee’s marijuana use violates the employer’s drug-free workplace policy. In Curry v. MillerCoors, Inc., the Court rejected the…

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Proving Pretext

Proving pretext means offering evidence that the defendant’s proffered reason taking the adverse employment action is false. In other words, the employer’s proffered reason is a phony one to cover…

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