Bloomberg Law
March 24, 2020, 9:15 PM

Covid-19 Stalls Paid Leave Proposals in Colorado, Tennessee

Chris Marr
Chris Marr
Staff Correspondent

Proposals being developed to require paid leave for workers statewide in Colorado and for state government employees in Tennessee are among various measures on hold in those states due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The states are two of the more than 20 where lawmakers have temporarily suspended their legislative sessions, leaving a long list of bills pending action. When lawmakers return to work in Colorado and Tennessee, they could face tough state budget forecasts and an economic downturn that will change the calculus for requiring new employee benefits.

In Colorado, legislation to mitigate the effects of the pandemic will ...

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