A one-stop news and informational resource for legislative and governmental actions on establishing a state family and medical leave program
This story will be updated regularly as the task force created by Senate Bill 188 continues its work to have a proposal ready for the 2020 session of the Colorado General Assembly to consider
From the NFIB Colorado Web Page
- June 18, How to Handle Employee Leave
- April 11, Will Anything De-Rail FAMLI Leave Bill?
- NFIB Colorado State Director Tony Gagliardi’s March 13 testimony before the Senate Committee on Business, Labor & Technology
Research and Polling
- NFIB Research Center: Economic Effects of Implementing a Paid Family and Medical Leave Program on the Colorado Economy.
- NFIB Poll: Employee Compensation “The vast majority of small employers (73%) offer paid time off (PTO) to the majority of their full-time employees.”
- NFIB News Release: Paid Family Leave Bill to be Heard Wednesday. A one-size-fits-all is onerous on Colorado’s small businesses, says NFIB
Media Reports Citing NFIB’s Opposition
- Fox News Denver, March 19—Business groups show up at the Colorado Capitol to oppose paid family leave. Story link.
- Colorado Watchdog, March 18–Business community opposes Colorado paid family leave legislation. Story link.
- Americhicks, March 14—Host Kim Monson interviews State Director Tony Gagliardi.
- The Colorado Sun, March 13—Battle with business heats up over Colorado Democrats’ family-leave proposal “It means private industry will be subsidizing government once again.” Story link.
- KNUS News Radio 710, March 12—State Director Tony Gagliardi interviewed on the Chuck and Julie Show about Senate Bill 188.
- Fort Morgan Times, March 11—Employee paid leave bill to be heard
- The Colorado Sun, February 18—Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats. Story link.