What Constitutes a Living Wage in Colorado?

Many in Colorado can agree that the cost of living is outpacing adjustments in pay. But when it comes down to defining just what constitutes a living wage, opinions are split. KGNU’s Shannon Young spoke with Tamara Chuang, Tech, Business […]

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Efforts to Enact a Living Wage in Longmont

Efforts are currently underway to have the city of Longmont commit to paying city workers a living wage. The Denver City Council recently unanimously approved a proposal to raise the minimum wage for city workers to $15.00 an hour. Peggy […]

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Minimum Wage Ballot Measure Debate

Jim Banks moderates a debate on Amendment 70 which would increase the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. Patty Kupfer, the campaign manager of Colorado Families for a Fair Wage speaks in favor of the measure and […]

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Many Coloradoans trapped in low income jobs

“We have 22% of jobs in Colorado are poverty level jobs, low wage jobs, paying $24,000 a year or less.” The Corporation for Corporate Enterprise Development  has just released its 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard, looking at different states and […]

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Self-Sufficiency 2016

“A living wage is more a statement of the values of the City of Boulder when it contracts out services, that it will expect its contractors to pay a living wage, to pay a decent amount.” Self-Sufficiency 2016 is a coalition […]

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Radio Nibbles: Restaurant Tipping Reform

This week on Nibbles, John Lehndorff talks about Abrusci’s Italian Restaurant in Wheatridge, CO,  who have adopted a no-tipping policy. They add a 20% gratuity into a customer’s check which will contribute towards a higher annual salary, benefits, and paid vacation/sick leave for its servers and […]

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