The CRA is your resource for everything you need to know about running your business, and we offer a variety of ways to access the information you need. Here are some relevant and necessary legal updates to assist you in running a successful business.
Take a look at our current 2019 Legislative Wrap-up.
As of Monday, July 1, vaping has been prohibited indoors in most public places in Colorado. The new law aligns smoking and vaping by adding vaping to the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act. This 2006 law already prohibited smoking indoors in most public places.
The updated law also requires those smoking or vaping stand at least 25 feet away from the main entrance. This is an increase from the previous setback of 15 feet unless local governments have codified a lesser perimeter as of January 1, 2019. Local governments and businesses can also choose to do more, such as:
Recently, changes were made to the “Notice to Workers” section of the required Colorado labor law posters employers are required to have in their business. The new language is required to be posted in order for your business to be in compliance. If you received posters earlier this year, to remain compliant please click on the link below, print off the new document, and post it over the same section on your 2019 Colorado labor law poster. Get it in English, get it in Spanish.Reminder - CRA members get FREE Labor Law posters. Order yours today. Call the CRA (303) 830-2972 or email FirstCall@corestaurant.org
Amendment 70 is the constitutional amendment that increases Colorado’s minimum wage to $12/hour and the tipped wage to $8.98/hour by January 1, 2020. The passage of this amendment raises Colorado’s minimum wage as follows:
After 2020, wages will increase annually according to the Boulder/Denver/Greeley CPI.
They will not decrease.
Hear Sonia Riggs, CRA President & CEO discuss some of the issues facing restaurants around the minimum wage.
Amendment 70 recently passed increasing both the minimum wage and the tipped minimum wage. Learn the schedule and additional questions we have been asked about how this will affect your restaurant.
Do you know that as a member of CRA you get FREE Labor Compliance posters? Email
firstname.lastname@example.org to request these items.
Colorado Revised Statutes 25-4-1609.5 allows for a retail food establishment, who feels that a county or district health department has taken regulatory action outside the scope of it authority, to initiate a grievance process.
If you would like more information about how to initiate the grievance process, please email us at email@example.com or call 303.830.2972.
We often receive questions from our members on topics ranging from account information to legal issues. Below is a list of topics we're asked about most often! We've organized these questions and answered them in our Help Center. Visit the Help Center.