Colorado Bill Criminalizes Restrictive Covenants

Betty Q. Hixson

Related Practices & Jurisdictions Saturday, January 15, 2022 Colorado has enlisted the help of the criminal justice system to reinforce its strong public policy against restrictive covenants. Beginning on March 1, 2022, violations of Colorado’s restrictive covenants statute, C.R.S. § 8-2-113, may subject employers to criminal liability. Under Colorado Senate Bill […]

Colorado Law Change on Restrictive Covenants

Betty Q. Hixson

Thursday, January 13, 2022 Colorado statutory law has traditionally limited enforcement of restrictive covenants.  C.R.S. § 8-2-113, entitled “Unlawful to intimidate worker – agreement not to compete,” provides that all contractual restrictions on a person’s post-employment competitive activity are “void” unless they fit into one of four categories: (1) contracts […]