Minimum Wage In Colorado Gets A Boost

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Denver (AP) _ another pay increase is coming for Colorado for
workers earning minimum wage.

Beginning tomorrow, the minimum wage will increase 17 cents to
$4 an hour for those who receive tips. Employees who don't get tips
Will also get a 17-cent increase per hour for a minimum wage of
$7.02.

A constitutional amendment approved last year boosted the State's minimum wage by $1.70 per hour, but it also mandated that
The minimum keep pace with inflation.

Colorado restaurant association president Pete Meersman says
Some restaurants have cut back on workers' hours and positions to
Offset wage increases mandated by the amendment.


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