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FMLA: Colorado

FMLA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Margaret Parnell Hogan and Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler


  • Colorado has a paid family and medical leave insurance program that is funded through employer and employee contributions. See Paid Family and Medical Leave.
  • Colorado has requirements regarding pregnancy disability leave and pregnancy-related reasonable accommodations. See Pregnancy Disability Leave and Accommodation.
  • Employers that provide leaves to biological parents for the birth of a child must apply the same leave to an employee adopting a child. See Adoption Leave.
  • Denver has requirements pertaining to pregnancy leave and accommodation. See Local Requirements.