Minimum Wage http://www.kunc.org en After 23 Years, Your Waiter Is Ready For A Raise http://www.kunc.org/post/after-23-years-your-waiter-ready-raise When Woody Harrelson's character got hired as a bartender on <em>Cheers,</em> he was so excited, he insisted on working for no more than the minimum wage. "I'd work like a slave," he said, "and, of course, I'd wash your car."<p>Most bar and restaurant workers would prefer to bring home a little more cash. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 20:22:00 +0000 53997 at http://www.kunc.org After 23 Years, Your Waiter Is Ready For A Raise Inside The State Of The Union: What The President Proposed http://www.kunc.org/post/inside-state-union-what-president-proposed After a long spell of partisan trench warfare and gridlock, President Obama called for "a year of action" Tuesday as he focused on themes that are central to his second-term agenda. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:50:00 +0000 53723 at http://www.kunc.org Inside The State Of The Union: What The President Proposed Minimum Wage Goes Up in Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/minimum-wage-goes-colorado <p>Colorado’s minimum wage earners will make an extra 14 cents per hour starting January 1st. Tue, 01 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Brian Larson 38181 at http://www.kunc.org Minimum Wage Goes Up in Colorado Fiscal Cliff Could Impact Colorado’s Minimum Wage Increase http://www.kunc.org/post/fiscal-cliff-could-impact-colorado-s-minimum-wage-increase <p>As many as 66,000 minimum wage earners in Colorado are set to get a raise on January 1<sup>st</sup> but uncertainty over the fiscal cliff could nullify the 14 cent per hour increase. Mon, 24 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Brian Larson 38005 at http://www.kunc.org Fiscal Cliff Could Impact Colorado’s Minimum Wage Increase Minimum Wage Earners Get a Boost in 2012 http://www.kunc.org/post/minimum-wage-earners-get-boost-2012 <p>This weekend, Colorado and seven other states will automatically adjust the hourly minimum wage rate for workers. Colorado&#39;s 28 cent increase&mdash;to $7.64 per hour&mdash;will be the largest ever since voters approved Amendment 42 in 2006.</p><p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 19910 at http://www.kunc.org Minimum Wage Earners Get a Boost in 2012