- judicial review of director’s actions
(1)The director and the division have jurisdiction over the enforcement of this part 4 and may exercise all powers granted under article 1 of this title 8 to enforce this part 4.
(2)The division may enforce the requirements of this part 4.
(3)Pursuant to section 8-1-130, any findings, awards, or orders issued by the director with respect to enforcement of this part 4 constitute final agency action, and any person affected by such final agency action may seek judicial review as provided in section 24-4-106.
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(a)A person aggrieved by a violation of this part 4 may commence a civil action in district court no later than two years after the violation occurs. A violation of this part 4 occurs on each occasion that a person is affected by a failure to provide paid sick leave or retaliation related to paid sick leave.
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(II)Beginning January 1, 2022, an employer who violates this part 4 is liable for back pay and any other relief as provided by section 8-5-104 (2)(a) and (2)(b).
(c)If a civil action is commenced under this section, any party to the civil action may demand a trial by jury.
(d)Before commencing any civil action under this section, an aggrieved person must, in accordance with article 4 of this title 8, submit a complaint to the division or make a written demand for compensation or other relief to the employer. An employer has fourteen days to respond after receiving either a notice from the division that a complaint has been filed with the division or a written demand from the aggrieved person for compensation or other relief under this part 4.
(e)If a person aggrieved by a violation of this part 4 files a civil action to enforce a judgment made under this section, the court shall waive any filing fee required under article 32 of title 13.
(f)Nothing in this section prevents an aggrieved person from filing a charge with the division pursuant to this section.
Section 8-13.3-411 — Enforcement - judicial review of director’s actions,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-08.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).