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Technical Update vol. 25 no. 3 - CAPP Crime and Public Officials’ Liability Coverage in Lieu of Bonds

In 2010 and 2013, legislation was enacted to allow counties to purchase crime insurance in lieu of surety bonds for elected officials, staff, other named insureds, and public trustees. This legislation saves CAPP member counties money by not having to purchase bonds because CAPP member county named insureds have $10 million in public officials’ liability […]

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Technical Update 2 vol. 25 no. 2 - Increase in Unemployment Fraud

Many of our counties and county employees have reported receiving fraudulent unemployment claim forms. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has seen a spike in fraudulent claims since Christmas when the federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program ended on December 26th. Recent legislation has since extended these benefits by 11 weeks.  Fraudsters who […]

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Technical Update 1 vol. 25 no. 1 - Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act is in Effect

The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act went into effect on January 1, 2021. Enacted in 2019, the Equal Pay Act contains several parts and is designed to protect against wage discrimination based on sex, prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their salary history, and requires employers to disclose compensation and promotion information. […]

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December: Keeping Your New Year's Resolution
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Technical Update 62 - Colorado's Minimum Wage Supersedes Current Federal Minimum Wage

In November 2016, Colorado citizens voted for Amendment 70, which raises the state minimum wage. The minimum wage is the lowest wage that can be paid to most workers under the law. Since July 24, 2009, the federal minimum wage for covered nonexempt employees is $7.25 per hour. The federal minimum wage provisions are contained […]

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