Colorado Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI)

Arch Insurance is an approved carrier to offer a private plan that meets the requirements of the Colorado Family and Medical Leave Insurance law.

Coverage for Colorado Employees

Arch Insurance Group Inc., a market leader in statutory disability and paid family leave markets, has a product built specifically for Colorado employers who wish to file an equivalent private plan that meets the state plan regulations.

Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (Proposition 118)

Proposition 118 created a paid family and medical leave insurance program in the state of Colorado. This benefit was made available to employees beginning Jan. 1, 2024.

For the state plan, employers will contribute 50% of the total rate; employees 50% through payroll deduction. An employer can choose to pay all or part of the employee contributions as a company benefit.

What’s Covered Under Colorado’s FAMLI?

Under the Colorado FAMLI program, an eligible employee may take time away from work to:

  • Care for a new child, including adopted and foster children.
  • Care for themselves, if they have a serious health condition.
  • Care for a family member’s serious health condition.
  • Make arrangements for a family member’s military deployment.
  • Address the immediate safety needs and impact of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Visit the Colorado FAMLI Website.

Additional Resources

Colorado FAMLI Product Sheet

Learn more about Arch’s possible offering for Colorado Family and Medical Leave Insurance.

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Colorado FAMLI FAQs for Employers

Frequently asked questions for employers regarding Colorado’s paid family and medical leave (FAMLI) plan.

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Colorado FAMLI FAQs for Employees

Frequently asked questions for employees regarding Colorado’s paid family and medical leave (FAMLI) plan.

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State Plan Benefit Duration

Under the state plan, eligible employees can collect up to 12 weeks of paid benefits. In some cases, four additional weeks may be possible if medical leave is related to childbirth or pregnancy complications.

Equivalent Private Plan Details

  • In order to participate in a private plan, the employer must obtain approval from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
  • Employers are permitted, but not required, to deduct from employees’ pay to fund the equivalent program. The amount cannot exceed what employees would pay into the State program.
  • Employers must apply for re-approval after the initial eight years, or if the plan changes. Employers must submit annual attestations to the state.

Useful Links for Colorado Family and Medical Leave Insurance

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