❌ You cannot:
Ask about salary history
Rely on salary history to determine what salary to offer
Retaliate against an applicant who refuses to provide wage history
📌 You must:
Disclose hourly or salary compensation, or a range of hourly or salary compensation, and a general description of all benefits and other compensation in all job postings
Post pay for remote jobs that could be performed in the state (e.g., applies to all multi-state employers posting remote work roles that could be filled by a Coloradoan if the employer already has an employee in Colorado)
Notify current employees of promotion opportunities and keep records of job descriptions and wages
The following sites provide additional information and resources.
Equal Pay Transparency Rules (Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Labor Stadards and Statistics, Jan. 1, 2021)
SB 19-085, Equal Pay for Equal Work Act of 2019 (Legislation)
If you're hiring for remote jobs, you have to follow this Colorado law (HRD, August 29, 2022)
Colorado enacts laws regarding pay equity, salary history and criminal background inquiries (Proskauer, July 8, 2019)
Inside the Colorado salary history ban (Workest, Jan. 28, 2019)
Colorado salary history question ban in effect (Data Facts, Jan. 22, 2021)
The resources available here are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice or opinions. For legal advice, please consult with your employment counsel directly.