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COLORADO   OVER TIME   &    MINIMUM    P A Y    ST ANDARDS 	Effe ctiv e 
   
J an uary  
   
1 , 
   
2 021 	 	 	
ORDER    (“COMPS    Order”)    #37    POSTER 	M ust 
   
b e 
   
u pdate d  
   
a n nually ; 
   
n ew  
   
p oste r 	 	 	
 	Division    of    Labor    Standards    &    Statistics 	         	ava ila ble  
   
1 st 
   
w eek  
   
o f 
   
e a ch  
   
D ec em ber 	 	 	
  
C olo ra d o 
   
Mi nim um  
   
W age: 
   
$ 12.3 2 
   
p er 
   
h ou r, 
   
o r 
   
$ 9.3 0 
   
f o r 
   
T ip ped  
   
E m plo yees, 
   
e ffe ctiv e 
   
1 /1 /2 021. 	 	 	
•  	T he 
   
m in im um  
   
w ag e 
   
a d ju sts  
   
a n nually  
   
b y 
   
i n fla tio n; 
   
n ex t 
   
y ear’s  
   
C O M PS 
   
O rd er 
   
a n d 
   
P oste r 
   
w ill 
   
p ro vid e 
   
t h e 
   
2 022 
   
m in im um  
   
w ag e. 	  	
•  	T he 	 
m in im um  	 
w ag e 	 
a p plie s 	 
t o  	 
a ll 	 
a d ults  	 
a n d 	 
e m an cip ate d  	 
m in ors , 	 
w heth er 	 
p aid  	 
h ourly  	 
o r 	 
a n y 	 
o th er 	 
b asis  	 
( s a la ry , 	 
c o m mis sio n, 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
p ie cew ork , 
   
e tc .) , 
   
u nle ss 
   
e x em pte d  
   
b y 
   
C O M PS 
   
O rd er 
   
R ule  
   
2 . 
   
U nem an cip ate d  
   
m in ors  
   
m ay  
   
b e 
   
p aid  
   
1 5%  
   
b elo w  
   
t h e 
   
m in im um . 	  	
•  	T he 
   
f e d era l 
   
m in im um  
   
w ag e 
   
( $ 7.2 5) 
   
a n d 
   
a n y 
   
l o cal 
   
m in im um  
   
w ag es 
   
( in clu din g 
   
$ 14.7 7 
   
i n  
   
D en ver 
   
a s 
   
o f 
   
1 /1 /2 1) 
   
m ay  
   
a ls o  
   
a p ply . 	  	
I f 
   
w ork  
   
i s  
   
c o vere d  
   
b y 
   
m ultip le  
   
m in im um  
   
o r 
   
o vertim e 
   
w ag e 
   
r u le s, 
   
t h e 
   
r u le  
   
w ith  
   
t h e 
   
h ig her 
   
w ag e 
   
o r 
   
s ta n dard  
   
a p plie s. 	  	
O vertim e: 
   
1 ½  
   
t im es 
   
t h e 
   
r e g u la r 
   
p ay 
   
r a te  
   
f o r 
   
h ou rs 
   
o ver 
   
4 0 
   
w eek ly , 
   
1 2 
   
d aily , 
   
o r 
   
1 2 
   
c o n se cu tiv e. 	 	 	
•  	H ours  
   
i n  
   
t w o 
   
o r 
   
m ore  
   
w eek s 
   
c an not 
   
b e 
   
a v era g ed  
   
i n  
   
c o m putin g 
   
o vertim e. 	  	
•  	E m plo yers  
   
m ay  
   
n ot 
   
p ro vid e 
   
t im e 
   
o ff  
   
( o fte n  
   
c alle d  
   
“ co m p 
   
t im e”) 
   
i n ste ad  
   
o f 
   
t im e-a n d-a -h alf  
   
p re m iu m  
   
p ay  
   
f o r 
   
o vertim e 
   
h ours . 	  	
Mea l 
   
P erio d s: 
   
3 0 
   
m in ute s 
   
u nin te r ru pte d  
   
a n d  
   
d uty -f r e e, 
   
f o r 
   
s h if ts  
   
o ver 
   
5  
   
h ou rs. 	 	 	
•  	E m plo yees 
   
m ust 
   
b e 
   
c o m ple te ly  
   
r e lie v ed  
   
o f 
   
a ll 
   
d utie s, 
   
a n d 
   
a llo w ed  
   
t o  
   
p urs u e 
   
p ers o nal 
   
a ctiv itie s, 
   
f o r 
   
m ea l 
   
p erio ds 
   
t o  
   
b e 
   
u npaid . 	  	
•  	If 
   
w ork  
   
m ak es 
   
u nin te rru pte d  
   
m eal 
   
p erio ds 
   
i m pra ctic al, 
   
e atin g 
   
a n  
   
o n-d uty  
   
m eal 
   
m ust 
   
b e 
   
p erm itte d , 
   
a n d 
   
t h e 
   
t im e 
   
m ust 
   
b e 
   
p aid . 	  	
•  	T o 
   
t h e 
   
e x te n t 
   
p ra ctic al, 
   
m eal 
   
p erio ds 
   
m ust 
   
b e 
   
a t 
   
l e ast 
   
1  
   
h our 
   
a fte r 
   
s ta rtin g 
   
a n d 
   
1  
   
h our 
   
b efo re  
   
e n din g 
   
s h if ts . 	  	
R est 
   
P erio d s: 
   
1 0 
   
m in ute s, 
   
p aid , 
   
e v ery  
   
4  
   
h ou rs. 	  	
•  	R est 
   
p erio ds 
   
n eed  
   
n ot 
   
b e 
   
o ff -s ite  
   
b ut 
   
m ust 
   
n ot 
   
i n clu de 
   
w ork  
   
a n d 
   
s h ould  
   
b e 
   
i n  
   
t h e 
   
m id dle  
   
o f 
   
t h e 
   
4  
   
h ours  
   
t o  
   
t h e 
   
e x te n t 
   
p ra c tic al. 	  	
•  	T w o 	 
5 -m in ute  	 
r e st 	 
p erio ds, 	 
i n ste ad  	 
o f 	 
o ne 	 
1 0-m in ute , 	 
a re  	 
p erm itte d  	 
i f  	 
e m plo yees 	 
a n d 	 
e m plo yers  	 
a g re e 	 
v olu nta rily  	 
a n d 	 
w ith out 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
c o erc io n, 
   
a n d 
   
i f  
   
5  
   
m in ute s 
   
i s  
   
e n ough 
   
t o  
   
g o 
   
b ack  
   
a n d 
   
f o rth  
   
t o  
   
a  
   
b ath ro om  
   
o r 
   
o th er 
   
p la ce 
   
w here  
   
a  
   
g en uin e 
   
b re a k  
   
w ould  
   
b e 
   
t a k en . 	  	
A dditio nal 
   
f le x ib ility  
   
w ith  
   
5 -m in ute  
   
p erio ds 
   
a p plie s 
   
t o  
   
a g ric u ltu re , 
   
M ed ic aid  
   
h om e 
   
c are , 
   
a n d 
   
c o lle ctiv ely  
   
b arg ain ed  
   
w ork . 	  	
•  	E m plo yers  
   
t h at 
   
d o 
   
n ot 
   
a u th oriz e 
   
a n d 
   
p erm it 
   
r e st 
   
p erio ds 
   
m ust 
   
p ay  
   
e x tr a  
   
f o r 
   
t h e 
   
w ork  
   
t im e 
   
t h at 
   
w ould  
   
h av e 
   
b een  
   
r e st 
   
p erio ds. 	  	
T im e 
   
W ork ed : 
 	    T im e 
 	   
 e m plo yers 
 	   
 a llo w  
   
p erfo rm an ce 
   
o f 
   
l a b or/s e rv ic es 
   
f o r 
   
t h eir  
   
b en efit  
   
m ust 
   
b e 
   
p aid . 	 	 	
•  	A ll 
   
t im e 
   
o n-p re m is e s, 
   
o n 
   
d uty , 
   
o r 
   
a t 
   
p re sc rib ed  
   
w ork pla ces 
   
( b ut 
   
n ot 
   
j u st 
   
l e ttin g 
   
o ff -d uty  
   
e m plo yees 
   
b e 
   
o n-p re m is e s), 
   
i n clu din g: 	  	
•  	p uttin g 
   
o n 
   
o r 
   
r e m ovin g 
   
w ork  
   
c lo th es/g ear 
   
( b ut 
   
n ot 
   
c lo th es 
   
w orn  
   
o uts id e 
   
w ork ), 
   
c le an up/s e tu p, 
   
o r 
   
o th er 
   
o ff -th e-c lo ck  
   
d uty ; 	  	
•  	a w aitin g 
   
a ssig nm en ts  
   
a t 
   
w ork , 
   
o r 
   
r e ceiv in g 
   
o r 
   
s h arin g 
   
w ork -r e la te d  
   
i n fo rm atio n; 
   
o r 	  	
•  	s e cu rity /s a fe ty  
   
s c re en in g, 
   
c lo ck in g/c h eck in g 
   
i n  
   
o r 
   
o ut; 
   
o r 	  	
•  	w aitin g 
   
f o r 
   
a n y 
   
o f 
   
t h e 
   
a b ove 
   
t a sk s. 	  	
•  	T ra v el 
   
f o r 
   
e m plo yer 
   
b en efit 
   
i s  
   
t im e 
   
w ork ed ; 
   
n orm al 
   
h om e/w ork  
   
t r a v el 
   
i s  
   
n ot. 
   
F or 
   
m ore  
   
o n 
   
t r a v el 
   
a n d 
   
s le e p  
   
t im e, 
   
s e e 
   
R ule  
   
1 .9 .2 . 	  	
D ed uctio n s, 
   
C re d it s , 
   
&  
   
C harg es 
   
f r o m  
   
W ages: 
   
S ubje ct 
   
t o  
   
l im it s  
   
i n  
   
C .R .S . 
   
8 -4 -1 05 
   
a n d 
   
b elo w . 	 	 	
•  	T ip  	 
c re d its  	 
o f 	 
u p 	 
t o  	 
$ 3.0 2 	 
p er 	 
h our 	 
( lo w erin g 	 
m in im um  	 
w ag es 	 
t o  	 
$ 9.3 0) 	 
a re  	 
a llo w ed  	 
f o r 	 
t h ose  	 
r e g ula rly , 	 
c u sto m arily  	 
r e ceiv in g 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
over 
   
$ 30 
   
p er 
   
m onth  
   
i n  
   
t ip s. 
   
I f 
   
h ourly  
   
p ay  
   
p lu s 
   
t ip s 
   
i s  
   
b elo w  
   
t h e 
   
f u ll 
   
m in im um  
   
w ag e, 
   
t h e 
   
e m plo yer 
   
m ust 
   
p ay  
   
t h e 
   
d if f e re n ce. 	  	
•  	M eal 
   
c re d its  
   
a re  
   
a llo w ed  
   
f o r 
   
t h e 
   
c o st 
   
o r 
   
v alu e 
   
( w ith out 
   
e m plo yer 
   
p ro fit)  
   
o f 
   
a  
   
v olu nta rily  
   
a c cep te d  
   
m eal. 	  	
•  	L odgin g 	 
d ed uctio ns 	 
a re  	 
a llo w ed  	 
o nly  	 
i f  	 
h ousin g 	 
i s  	 
v olu nta rily  	 
a ccep te d  	 
b y 	 
t h e 	 
e m plo yee, 	 
p rim arily  	 
f o r 	 
t h e 	 
e m plo yee’s  	 
( n ot 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
e m plo yer’s ) 
   
b en efit, 
   
r e co rd ed  
   
i n  
   
w ritin g, 
   
a n d  
   
l im ite d  
   
t o  
   
$ 25 
   
o r 
   
$ 100 
   
p er 
   
w eek  
   
( d ep en din g 
   
o n 
   
t h e 
   
h ousin g 
   
t y pe). 	  	
•  	U nif o rm s 	 
t h at 	 
a re  	 
o rd in ary  	 
c lo th es, 	 
w ith out 	 
s p ecia l 	 
m ate ria l 	 
o r 	 
d esig n, 	 
n eed  	 
n ot 	 
b e 	 
p ro vid ed ; 	 
o th er 	 
u nif o rm s 	 
m ust 	 
b e 	 
p ro vid ed  	 
a t 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
n o 
   
c o st. 
   
E m plo yers  
   
m ust 
   
p ay  
   
f o r 
   
a n y 
   
s p ecia l 
   
c le an in g 
   
r e q uir e d , 
   
a n d 
   
c an not 
   
r e q uir e  
   
d ep osits  
   
o r 
   
d ed uct 
   
f o r 
   
o rd in ary  
   
w ear 
   
a n d 
   
t e a r. 	 	 	
  
E xem ptio n s 
 	   
 f r o m  
   
t h e 
   
C O MP S 
   
O rd er: 
   
A ll 
   
l is te d  
   
i n  
   
R ule  
   
2 ; 
   
k ey  
   
e x em ptio n s 
   
l is te d  
   
b elo w . 	 	 	
•  	E xecu tiv es/s u perv is o rs , 
   
d ecis io n-m ak in g 
   
a d m in is tr a tiv e 
   
e m plo yees, 
   
a n d 
   
p ro fe ssio nals  
   
( R ule  
   
2 .2 .1 -3 ) 
   
p aid  
   
t h e 
   
e x em pt 
   
s a la ry : 	  	
•  	2 0%  
   
o w ners , 
   
o r 
   
a t 
   
a  
   
n onpro fit 
   
t h e 
   
h ig hest- p aid /h ig hest- ra n ked  
   
e m plo yee, 
   
i f  
   
a ctiv ely  
   
e n g ag ed  
   
i n  
   
m an ag em en t 
   
( 2 .2 .5 ). 	  	
•  	H ig hly  
   
t e ch nic al 
   
c o m pute r- re la te d  
   
e m plo yee s 
   
( d efin ed  
   
i n  
   
2 .2 .1 0), 
   
i f  
   
p aid  
   
a t 
   
l e ast 
   
$ 28.3 8 
   
p er 
   
h our. 	  	
•  	V ario us 
   
i n -re sid en ce 
   
w ork ers , 
   
i n clu din g 
   
p ro perty  
   
m an ag ers , 
   
r a n ge 
   
w ork ers , 
   
a n d 
   
c am p/o utd oor 
   
e d ucatio n 
   
f ie ld  
   
s ta ff  
   
( 2 .2 .7 ). 	  	
•  	V ario us, 
   
b ut 
   
n ot 
   
a ll, 
   
t y pes 
   
o f 
   
s a le sp ers o ns 
   
( 2 .2 .4 , 
   
2 .4 .1 , 
   
2 .4 .2 ) 
   
a n d 
   
t a x i 
   
d riv ers  
   
( 2 .2 .6 ). 	  	
•  	C erta in  
   
m ed ic al 
   
t r a n sp orta tio n 
   
a n d 
   
h osp ita l/n urs in g 
   
h om e 
   
e m plo yees 
   
h av e 
   
m odif ie d  
   
o vertim e 
   
r u le s 
   
( 2 .4 .4 , 
   
2 .4 .5 ). 	  	
•  	D ow nhill 
   
s k i/s n ow board  
   
e m plo yees, 
 	   
 i n clu din g 
   
o n-m ounta in  
   
f o od 
   
b ut 
   
n ot 
   
l o dgin g, 
   
a re  
   
e x em pt 
 	   
 f ro m  
 	   
 4 0-h our 
 	   
 o vertim e 
 	   
 ( 2 .4 .3 ). 	  	
•  	A gric u ltu re  	 
( 2 .3 ) 	 
a n d 	 
s o m e 	 
t r a n sp orta tio n 	 
( 2 .4 .6 ) 	 
j o bs 	 
a re  	 
e x em pt 	 
f ro m  	 
o vertim e 	 
a n d 	 
m eal 	 
p erio ds, 	 
a n d 	 
h av e 	 
m ore  	 
f le x ib le  	 
r e st 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
p erio ds 
   
( a g ric u ltu re ) 
   
o r 
   
n o 
   
( tr a n sp orta tio n) 
   
r e st 
   
p erio ds. 	  	
  
C om pla in t 
   
&  
   
A nti- R eta lia tio n  
   
R ig h ts . 	 	 	
•  	T he 	 
D iv is io n 	 
o f 	 
L ab or 	 
S ta n dard s 	 
a n d 	 
S ta tis tic s 	 
( c o nta ct 	 
i n fo  	 
a t 	 
t h e 	 
b otto m  	 
o f 	 
t h is  	 
P oste r) 	 
a ccep ts  	 
c o m pla in ts  	 
a n d 	 
t ip s 	 
a s 	 
t o  	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
vio la tio ns 
   
o f 
   
C O M PS 
   
o r 
   
o th er 
   
w ag e 
   
r ig hts  
   
u nder 
   
f e d era l, 
   
s ta te , 
   
o r 
   
l o cal 
   
l a w . 
   
A lte rn ativ ely , 
   
e m plo yees 
   
m ay  
   
f ile  
   
l a w su its  
   
i n  
   
c o urt. 	  	
•  	P artie s 
   
l ia b le  
   
f o r 
   
u npaid  
   
w ag es 
   
i n clu de 
   
t h e 
   
e m plo yer 
   
a s 
   
a n  
   
e n tity , 
   
a n d 
   
i n div id uals  
   
w ith  
   
o pera tio nal 
   
c o ntr o l 
   
o ver 
   
t h e 
   
e n tity . 	  	
•  	E m plo yers  	 
c an not 	 
r e ta lia te  	 
b y 	 
t h re ate n in g, 	 
c o erc in g, 	 
o r 	 
d is c rim in atin g 	 
f o r 	 
p urp ose s 	 
o f 	 
r e p ris a l, 	 
i n te rfe re n ce, 	 
o r 	 
o bstr u ctio n, 	 
a s 	 
t o  	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
actu al 
   
o r 
   
a n tic ip ate d  
   
w ag e 
   
i n vestig atio ns, 
   
h earin gs, 
   
c o m pla in ts , 
   
o r 
   
p ro ceed in gs. 	  	  	
•  	V io la tio ns 
   
o f 
   
w ag e 
   
o r 
   
a n ti- re ta lia tio n 
   
p ro vis io ns 
   
m ay  
   
b e 
   
r e p orte d  
   
t o  
   
t h e 
   
D iv is io n 
   
a s 
   
c o m pla in ts  
   
o r 
   
a n onym ous 
   
t ip s. 	  	
•  	Im mig ra tio n 	 
s ta tu s 	 
i s  	 
i r re le v an t 	 
t o  	 
w ag e 	 
r ig hts . 	 
T he 	 
D iv is io n 	 
w ill 	 
i n vestig ate  	 
a n d 	 
r u le  	 
o n 	 
c o m pla in ts  	 
w ith out 	 
a sk in g, 	 
r e p ortin g, 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	
o r 
   
c o nsid erin g 
   
s ta tu s. 
   
U sin g 
   
s ta tu s 
   
t o  
   
i n te rfe re  
   
w ith  
   
r ig hts  
   
i s  
   
i lle g al 
   
u nder 
   
W ag e 
   
P ro te ctio n 
   
R ule  
   
4 .8  
   
a n d 
   
o th er 
   
a p plic ab le  
   
l a w . 	  	
T his  
   
p oste r 
   
m ust 
   
b e 
   
d is p la yed  
   
w here  
   
e a sily  
   
a ccessib le  
   
t o  
   
w ork ers, 
   
i n clu ded  
   
i n  
   
a n y 
   
e x is tin g 
   
e m plo yee 
   
h an dbook  
   
o r 
   
m an ual, 	 	 	
s h are d  
   
w it h  
   
r e m ote  
   
w ork ers, 
   
p ro vid ed  
   
i n  
   
l a n gu ages 
   
o th er  
   
t h an  
   
E nglis h  
   
a s 
   
n ee d ed , 
   
a n d 
   
r e p la ced  
   
a n nually . 	 	 	
T his  
   
P oste r 
   
s u m mariz es 
   
k ey  
   
w age 
   
r u le s 
   
i n  
   
t h e 
   
C O M PS 
   
O rd er, 
   
b ut 
   
n ot 
   
a ll, 
   
a n d 
   
s h ou ld  
   
n ot 
   
b e 
   
r e lie d  
   
u pon  
   
a s 
   
c o m ple te  
   
i n fo rm atio n . 	 	 	
F or 
   
t h e 
   
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