Naiden v. Epps

In Naiden v. Epps, 867 P.2d 215 (Colo. App. 1993) the court found no equal protection violation in a statutory scheme which distinguished between employees working forty or more hours or five or more days per week and those who worked less regularly. Where employees worked more extensively, the employer was required to secure disability compensation for those workers. Employers of domestic workers with less regular employment did not need to do so. Id. at 216. In its analysis, the Colorado Court noted that "equal protection is not violated merely because imperfect classifications are embodied in laws, even if classification results in some inequality." Id.