Protesters demanding a higher minimum wage in Denver shut down a McDonald’s restaurant on Wednesday night.
A Democratic effort to allow cities to raise the minimum wage in Colorado has failed in the state Legislature.
Hundreds of low wage workers walked out of their jobs in the Denver metro area on Wednesday. They joined thousands of others across the U.S. to protest the current minimum wage.
A Democratic effort to raise the minimum wage in Colorado notched a partial victory Tuesday when the House voted to allow cities to raise the wage if they wish.
Democrats pushing to raise the minimum wage in Colorado achieved a couple of temporary victories Monday with measures addressing the issue, including one that would ask voters to incrementally increase wages.
A Democratic push to raise the minimum wage in Colorado notched an early success Monday at the Capitol.
Colorado voters would have the choice to increase the state’s minimum wage from $8.23 an hour to $12.50 with legislation introduced Thursday by a Democratic lawmaker.
Minimum wage workers in Colorado are getting a small raise in 2015.
Organizers say about 400 people participated in Colorado’s latest demonstrations in favor of higher wages for fast food workers.
Colorado’s minimum wage of $8 an hour is under review in Boulder, where a community meeting is planned to talk about options for a higher “living wage.”