The Colorado Department of Labor Employment (CDLE) has issued the highly anticipated final Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) Rules and the Statement of Basis, Purpose, Specific Statutory Authority, and Findings, which seek to clarify the Colorado Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The rules, which are largely unchanged from their proposed version, will become effective on January 1, 2024.

Under the Act, Colorado employers have an obligation to announce, post, or otherwise make known all job opportunities.

The rules attempt to clarify ambiguous provisions of the Act, as summarized below. The CDLE will be releasing further guidance in Interpretive Notice and Formal Opinion (INFO) #9A, which the CDLE website says is “coming soon.” Read more.