MSEC in the News



New Overtime Rules


Mixed reaction on new overtime regulations
MSEC Attorney Ben Hase discusses the implications of new overtime regulations
9 news, August 30, 2016


Utah Businesses Brace for Overtime Rule Change
 Utah President Monica Whalen discusses reaction to overtime rule change 
KUER 90.1, May 29, 2016


Upcoming changes to rules on overtime pay will impact thousands of Utahns
Utah President Monica Whalen discusses affects of changes to overtime rules
Fox 13 Salt Lake City, July 9, 2016


Colorado Minimum Wage


Colorado's minimum wage hike and employers 
MSEC Attorney Lorrie Ray discusses Colorado's new minimum wage laws.
9News, November 13, 2016


Colorado Pay Increases


Colorado pay increases should average 2.8 percent next year
MSEC Survey data used to report average increases in 2017
Denver Post, June 21, 2016


Colorado, Utah Employers Association Merger


Colorado and Utah employers associations merge to create largest in the country
MSEC President & CEO Mike Severns discusses MSEC's recent merger with Utah's Employers Council
Denver Business Journal, September 22, 2015


Affordable Care Act


Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In
Includes an interview with MSEC Attorney Ryan Sarni
Entrepreneur Magazine, March 24, 2014



Colorado Marijuana Coverage


Workplace marijuana bans weigh into use decisions, Yale study finds
MSEC Attorney Curtis Graves discusses Colorado employers and drug-testing.
Denver Post, October 31, 2016 


Colorado court: Workers can be fired for using pot off-duty
MSEC Attorney Curtis Graves responds to Colorado Supreme Court ruling over off-duty medical marijuana use
9news, June 15, 2015


Medical Marijuana User? Apply For Work At Your Own Risk
MSEC's response to a Colorado Supreme Court ruling regarding medical marijuana
CBS Denver, June 17, 2105


Stoners on the Job: Nearly 10% of Americans went to work high
MSEC Attorney Curtis Gravis discussing the increase in drug testing among employers


Legal Use of Marijuana Clashes With Job Rules
MSEC Attorney Curtis Graves discusses marijuana use in the workplace
New York Times, September 7, 2014


Employers search for cheap, accurate marijuana intoxication test
Featuring a discussion with MSEC Attorney Curtis Graves
Business Insurance, April 27, 2014


Legal Pot Becomes a Touchy Workplace Issue
Featuring an interview with MSEC Attorney Curtis Graves
USA Today, April 7, 2014


Colorado Employers Increase Testing for Drug Use, Survey Shows
Featuring results of an MSEC survey of 334 companies.
Denver Post, March 14, 2014


Employers Can Still Drug Test Despite Pot Being Legalized
Featuring an interview with MSEC Attorney Curtis Graves.
CBS Denver, December 31, 2013




Colorado's use-it or lose-it vacation policy still OK
Poor wording in a state Department of Labor handout had some companies in a panic that their rules were illegal
Denver Post, October 11, 2015


Colorado employers plan pay raises averaging 2.8% next year
Highlighting data from the 2014 Colorado Compensation Survey
Denver Business Journal, July 11, 2014


Colorado employer's say they'll raise pay to match inflation rate
MSEC Attorney Lorrie Ray discusses the results of the 2014 Colorado Compensation Survey
Denver Post, July 11, 2014


Pay raises statewide projected to be 2.8% in 2015
An analysis of the data from the 2014 Colorado Compensation Survey
Northern Colorado Business Report, July 11, 2014


Same-Sex Marriage

Federal judge will decide on Colorado gay marriage case by July 25
MSEC Attorney Diane Waters discusses workplace benefits and same-sex marriage
7News Denver, July 15, 2014


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