Hourly minimum wage workers in Colorado will receive a raise on Jan. 1, 2013. The new Colorado minimum wage is now $7.78 per hour, a 14-cent increase from the previous rate of $7.64. The federal minimum wage remains at $7.25.
The minimum wage for tipped employees in Colorado will also increase to $4.76, up from $4.62 per hour. Tipped employees are defined as those who “customarily and regularly receives more than $30 in tips.”
Colorado is one of 10 states that adjust their state minimum wage to reflect changes in the consumer price index (CPI).
To download the required state minimum wage poster, visit the Colorado.gov website.
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