Colorado Repeals Employment Attestation Law

Following Colorado's repeal of its decade-old law requiring all employers to complete a state-specific employment eligibility verification attestation for all employees, Fragomen's Careen Shannon examines the possible impact on separate legislation that requires state contractors to use either E-Verify or the state attestation program.

Jun 21, 2016

The state of Colorado—an early forerunner among states seeking to regulate immigration at the local level—has repealed a 2006 law requiring all employers in the state to (1) prepare and retain a written affirmation that they have examined each new employee's work authorization status, and (2) retain copies of documents the employee presents in conjunction with completing an I-9 federal employment eligibility verification form. Read more.


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