When searching for a job or changing careers, its important to know your legal rights as a U.S citizen and have quick access to information on important programs that may help you support yourself financially during your job search. The Larimer County Workforce has compiled the following links to make it easy for all job searchers to access this key information easily.
Larimer County Workforce Center abides by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). All of our job orders comply with EEOC standards. These laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability. If you have questions about the EEOC guidelines or feel you have been discriminated against, you may call the Denver District office at 1-800-669-4000 or look at their Web page.
Americans With Disabilities Act
Covers information about technical assistance, settlement information, new or proposed regulations, and federal resources for employment and public transportation, in addition to contact details for an information line.
State and Federal Labor Laws
Provides a variety of information regarding an individual’s state and federal employment rights in addition to details on employment and training, workers compensation, unemployment insurance, and a variety of other state laws about insurance benefits and employment.
Wage and Hour Issues
Offers employers and employees all the information they need about Federal minimum wage, overtime, fair labor laws, child labor, and record keeping requirements.
Colorado Labor Laws
Learn all about the laws governing wages, minimum wage, working conditions, the Youth Employment Act, the Labor Peace, Act, and the Colorado Works Program as established by the Labor Standards Office.
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Provides general employment information about unemployment insurance benefits, unemployment insurance taxes, Workers Compensation, labor laws, labor market information, and overall work safety.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program
Offers federal tax incentives to employers who hire job seekers with specific challenges. Covers requirements, qualifications and the latest bill updates.