Do you hire employees in Colorado (either now or in the foreseeable future)? The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has released a new mandatory Affirmation of Legal Work Status form that must be used by employers for new hires (within the state) who are hired on or after October 1, 2014. The form (which has a revision date of 09/01/14) can be downloaded here.
For those HR and hiring managers who may be new to the wonderful world of employment eligibility verification, let’s take a quick trip down memory lane and revisit Colorado’s rather unique employment verification law. We’ll also explore some recent FAQs and audit statistics.