Mile High Magazine 10/16/2022 Denver’s Minimum Wage

Guest: Denver Auditor Timothy O'Brien In Denver the minimum wage today is $15.87 per hour that's different from the state minimum wage that's $12.50 an hour. In 2019 the state legislature passed a law that allowed municipalities to set their own minimum wage and Denver stepped right up and passed a Citywide minimum wage that went into effect January 1st of 2020.  The minimum wage in Denver will go up to $17.29 per hour on January 1, 2023.  Food service industry workers get minimum wage of $15.87 per hour however the employer can subtract a tip credit of up to $3.02 per hour provided that they can document that the worker received at least that amount and tips.  Part of the minimum wage act that past three years ago required the auditor to conduct active enforcement where minimum wage is not implied (food service, valet parking ect).  It is also required the business post the current minimum wages.    denverauditor.org Denvergov.org/denverlabor

Published: Monday, October 17, 2022   |   Runtime: 14:22