As proposed on October 29, 2021; if adopted, to be effective May 1, 2022.
Colorado legislature recently passed the “Agricultural Workers’ Rights” bill (SB21-087) that will impact agricultural workers in the areas of: wages and overtime pay, worker protection, access to services, and limitations on hand weeding and thinning The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) and the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) are seeking input from ag communities – both those who employ ag workers and workers themselves – to establish the regulations related to these topics. Staff from CDA and CDLE will host a listening session specifically focused on answering questions and gathering the perspective of agricultural workers and agricultural employers.
For details on locations and dates, click on the following links.
CDA Public Comment Form
Hand Weeding Rule-Draft #4 Rule Survey/Public Comment (google.com)