EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK ACT
On May 22, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (CEPEWA) which became effective January 1, 2021. Click here to read the Act.
The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires:
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The Colorado Women's Bar Association (CWBA) has created a guide to help educate employers about their obligations related to the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. This law provides an unprecedented opportunity to close the gender pay gap and build a more equitable economy in Colorado. Please share! Download the guide here. Download the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Pay and Promotion Transparency Rules here.
Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (CEPEWA) Resources
Please stay in touch with us for updates and future news about EPEWA changes or legislative action.
We are so grateful to our bill sponsors Senator Jessie Danielson, Senator (now U.S. Representative) Brittany Pettersen, Representative (now Senator) Janet Buckner, and Representative Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez; to the many bill co-sponsors and partners; and all of you for your work on this bill! Thank you for calling, texting, emailing, and testifying for its support.
April 30, 2019: SB19-085 the EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK ACT WAS PASSED BY THE SENATE AND IS ON ITS WAY TO THE GOVERNOR!!!
Action Alert! April 15, 2019: Contact your House Representatives.
Facebook Live Monday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m.!
State Rep Janet Buckner and Representative Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez, HD4 are proud to be the House Co-Prime sponsors on the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB19-085). Join them for a Facebook Live Town Hall on Monday, April 22 at 12:30 PM to directly ask the Representatives questions related to the Act.
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