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Mandating higher minimum wage bad for business, bad for low-skilled workers, bad for the economy

Mandating higher minimum wage bad for business, bad for low-skilled workers, bad for the economy

Amendment 70 does not, indeed it cannot, lead to increased prosperity for the State of Colorado. It will in fact hurt the very people it is intended to help.

By Paul T. Prentice, Ph.D. · October 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Business/Economy, Economy, Politics
McCarty: Raising the minimum wage never pays off

McCarty: Raising the minimum wage never pays off

It’s a frequent misconception that businesses “absorb” certain costs. They don’t.

By Mike McCarty · October 10, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections
Beware unintended consequences of minimum wage hike

Beware unintended consequences of minimum wage hike

There’s no such thing as a free minimum wage. The effects include throwing some people out of work, who will then get the real minimum wage of zero.

By Ari Armstrong · August 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Ari Armstrong, Business/Economy, Economy, Elections
The jobs-killing math behind Seattle’s $15 per hour minimum wage law

The jobs-killing math behind Seattle’s $15 per hour minimum wage law

Instead of delivering the promised “living wage” of $15 an hour, economic realities created by the new law have dropped the hourly wage for these workers to zero.

By Paul Guppy · March 19, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Business/Economy, Denver, Featured, Gold Dome, Politics
The jobs-killing math behind Seattle's $15 per hour minimum wage law

The jobs-killing math behind Seattle's $15 per hour minimum wage law

Instead of delivering the promised “living wage” of $15 an hour, economic realities created by the new law have dropped the hourly wage for these workers to zero.

By Paul Guppy · March 19, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Business/Economy, Denver, Featured, Gold Dome, Politics
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A “Mile High” Minimum Wage?

If the minimum wage helps people live, it creates more jobs, it does all of these wonderful things by itself, then why stop at 15 dollars an hour?

By Complete Colorado · February 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Business/Economy, Denver, Featured
File photo - Todd Shepherd

A "Mile High" Minimum Wage?

If the minimum wage helps people live, it creates more jobs, it does all of these wonderful things by itself, then why stop at 15 dollars an hour?

By Complete Colorado · February 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Business/Economy, Denver, Featured
File photo - Todd Shepherd

Blake: Fed minimum-wage would trump Colorado Constitution

Colorado is one of 19 states in 2013 that have minimum wages higher than the federal standard. In every state, the law establishing the higher wage applies. In other words, if the federal rate goes to more than $8, that would prevail here even though our minimum is in the state constitution.

By Peter Blake · December 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Peter Blake