Sick Time

The Healthy Families and Workplaces Act requires providing one hour of paid sick leave per 30 hours worked, up to 48 hours per year for every employee.

How much earned paid sick time must an employer offer an employee?

Who is eligible for this leave?

When can an employee begin using this time?

There is no waiting period to qualify for taking sick leave in Colorado. The employee is entitled to use their accrued time for one of the stated purposes of the law as it accrues.

Employees may use paid sick leave for themselves or their family member, for any of the following reasons:

Default accruals in our software accommodate the minimum requirements for Colorado sick accruals.

You can learn more about these laws from these state resources:

Colorado Sick Leave and Healthy Families & Workplace Act
SHRM Colorado Sick Leave Compliance
Last Updated: 12/1/22