Fast food workers protested for higher pay on the 16th Street Mall around noon on Thursday.
Colorado’s minimum wage will increase by 22 cents on New Year’s Day to $8 an hour.
Fast food workers protested Thursday in 100 cities across the country, including in Denver.
Some Coloradans are joining fast-food workers across the country in calling for higher wages.
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.
Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.