Colorado State Laws
Additional State Laws
Colorado currently does not have a statewide Ban the Box law. These laws are designed to give individuals who have minor criminal records a second chance at employment, reduce the rate of recidivism and expand the applicant pool for job seekers.
Numerous states have passed these laws and additional states, such as CO, could implement their own. If so, the team at Backgrounds Online will update this page so it has the most current and accurate information possible.
Consumer Reporting Agencies may not product reports that include:
Employers can only use consumer credit reports if they are substantially related to the person’s current or potential job. They may be used if:
If an employer wishes to take adverse action based on the results of a consumer credit report, the employer must disclose that fact in writing and list what specifically led to the decision.