Legal Updates Articles

November 17, 2023

New Changes to Employment Practices

In 2023, the Colorado legislature made additional changes to the preexisting programs listed in this article and created new statutory employment protections. This article overviews these policy changes in order to provide information to CSD Pool members.

October 7, 2022

Two Employment Practices Affected by Change in State Laws

With two new state laws in place, Colorado employers must now provide additional information regarding unemployment benefits when terminating an employee, and new restrictions have been placed on the enforcement of non-compete agreements.

August 3, 2022

What Districts Need to Know: 1st Amendment

Special districts are political subdivisions of the state, and are subject to the prohibition on government restriction of free speech in the First Amendment.

August 3, 2022

A Deep Dive on Governmental Immunity

What seems like a foreign concept is really part of the fabric of state and local governments, including special districts.

June 10, 2022

New CGIA Limit Reminder

The CSD Pool provides its members with a $2,000,000 per occurrence limit under our Public Entity Liability coverage however this may not be enough to protect your district from discrimination claims.

November 1, 2021

EEOC Update During Covid-19

On October 25, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), further updated its guidance in the context of the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis on what types of actions or requirements an employer may take to protect the health, welfare, and safety of the workplace.

October 28, 2021

Navigating Web Accessibility for All

In this article, we are going to focus on website ADA compliance, detail the recent legislation, and provide you with a brief history of this act. We’ll also cover what you need to know in regards to implementation of these web standards.

October 26, 2021

A Look at Youth Employment Laws

This article provides general information about the application of the state and federal laws that govern the employment of youth.

August 13, 2021

Legislative Update on SB 21-073 & SB 21-256

Updates to legislation, including SB 21-256 (Local Regulation of Firearms) and SB 21-073 (Civil Action Statute of Limitations Sexual Assault)

August 11, 2021

A Note on Requirements for Legal Counsel

A few guidelines to help ensure attorneys acting as defense counsels are qualified.

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