DENVER (AP) -- Minimum-wage workers in Colorado just got a small raise. Colorado's minimum wage rose to $7.78 Tuesday. That's up 14 cents an hour from last year.
2013 is the third year in a row Colorado's minimum wage has ticked up. Colorado is one of eight states that link minimum wage to inflation.
The federal minimum is $7.25.
Less than 100,000 workers in Colorado earn minimum wage.
Colorado's new minimum wage for tipped employees is $4.76, also up 14 cents an hour.
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