About The Metro Denver Lodging Council

In addition to networking events, the council membership consists of bimonthly luncheons that include speakers on topics that affect the local community. Luncheon topics include legislative issues, tax issues, transportation issues, new developments in the metro area and more!

Government Affairs

The MDLC continues to monitor several issues at the City and County of Denver.

Overtime Minimum Pay Standards

The Colorado Department of Labor and Compensation (DLC) is recommending changes to the Colorado Overtime Minimum Pay Standards Order (COMPS Order) – click here to read the full order. There are two significant changes recommended in this order that we want you to be...

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Wage Theft

HB19-1267 Concerning penalties for failure to pay wages goes into effect on 1/1/2020.  A summary of what the bill does is below:   The act defines wage theft as theft, which is a felony when the theft is of an amount greater than $2,000. The act adds refusing to...

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City & County of Denver Minimum Wage

The City & County of Denver has adopted a local minimum wage ordinance that goes into effect on January 1, 2020.  The wage scale in the ordinance is as follows: $12.85 per hour on Jan. 1, 2020 $14.77 per hour on Jan. 1, 2021  $15.87 per hour on Jan. 1, 2022 ...

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Changes to the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act (CCIAA)

HB19-1076 Concerning updates to the "Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act", and removing certain exceptions and adding provisions relevant to the use of electronic smoking devices removed the prior provision in statute that allowed for up to 20% of hotel rooms to be...

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Marijuana Hospitality Establishments

Pending approval from local licensing authorities, HB19-1230 Concerning marijuana hospitality establishments authorizes legal cannabis hospitality spaces in which legal cannabis may be consumed on site.  Dual consumption of alcohol and marijuana would not be permitted...

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Delivery of Regulated Marijuana

HB-1234 Concerning allowing delivery of regulated marijuana by regulated marijuana sellers creates marijuana delivery permits for licensed medical marijuana centers and transporters and licensed retail marijuana stores and transporters that allow the centers, stores,...

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MDLC Membership

Must be current CHLA Member

Non CHLA Members

For any Allied Member who wishes to drop their Basic membership in CHLA but remain an active member of MDLC.

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If you are interested in learning more, have questions or would like to speak with a member of our leadership team, please send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!