Colorado minimum wage gets a boost
January 9, 2014
DENVER — Colorado's Division of Labor rang in the new year with a 22-cent increase to the state's minimum wage.
Minimum wages are now at $8 for regular workers and $4.98 for tipped workers. That's higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25
Under the state constitution, Colorado adjusts its wage annually for inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index. The Denver Posts reports the wage hike will benefit 104,000 low-wage workers.
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