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File #: 22-0881    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/24/2022 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 8/22/2022 Final action: 8/22/2022
Title: A resolution declining participation in the Colorado "Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act" pursuant to C.R.S. ? 8-13.3-522(1). Authorizes the City to decline employer participation in the State Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI) in favor of implementing a City administered alternative plan established through career service rules or respective collective bargaining agreements, effective 1-1-2023, citywide. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-2-2022.
Indexes: Mar'quasa Maes
Attachments: 1. RR22-0881 Ordinance Request Form - FAMLI, 2. City Council Ppt, 3. 22-0881 Filed Resolution_2022 Family Opt Out_08042022_RAM, 4. 22-0881 Filed Resolution_2022 Family Opt Out_08042022_RAM, 5. FAMLI 0881, 6. Support 22-0881, 7. 22-0881 - signed
OHR/CSA Request Template

Submitted By: Heather Britton

Date Submitted: 8-1-2022

Requesting Agency: Office of Human Resources
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Heather Britton
Email Address: Heather.Britton@denvergov.org
Phone Number:

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A resolution declining participation in the Colorado "Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act" pursuant to C.R.S. ? 8-13.3-522(1).
Authorizes the City to decline employer participation in the State Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI) in favor of implementing a City administered alternative plan established through career service rules or respective collective bargaining agreements, effective 1-1-2023, citywide. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-2-2022.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.

In 2020, Colorado voters passed a new paid family leave insurance program, the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI). More information about the law can be found here.

FAMLI requires employers and employees to pay a premium of 0.9% of the employees' wage beginning in 2023 with the benefit beginning on January 1, 2024. The premium would be split equally between the employer and employees. In exchange for the premium, employees would be entitled to a weekly $1,100 maximum benefit for up to 12 weeks.

An analysis has shown that FAM...

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