Category Archives: Labor and Employment

Minimum Wage Increase Approved by Colorado Voters

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Colorado Voters Pass Amendment to Raise Minimum Wage Voters approved a measure to raise the minimum wage in Colorado to $12.00 per hour. Beginning in 2017,  Colorado Amendment 70 outlines gradual increases to the state’s hourly minimum wage over the next four years. Gradual Increases In Minimum Wage Colorado Amendment 70 raises the hourly minimum wage by…
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Eighteen days until new overtime law takes effect

"Eighteen days until new overtime law takes effect" As presented by Lynne Sholler and published in the Durango Herald: Business owners and managers, are you prepared to implement the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime law that will take effect Dec. 1? It’s been in the news for weeks, but perhaps you procrastinated, hoping acts by…
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FLSA Overtime Rule

Countdown to FLSA Overtime Rule The new FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Overtime Rule becomes effective in 27 days. Are you ready? Make sure to watch for Lynne Sholler’s article in the Durango Herald on November 14, 2016 for last minute preparation. For specific information and advice on Labor Law and Employment Law, please call us at 855-649-5884.
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DU Studies Minimum Wage Impact on Colorado

In November, Colorado voters will be asked whether the minimum wage in the state should be raised to $12 an hour. Currently, Colorado’s minimum wage is $8.31 an hour. If approved, Amendment 70 would raise the minimum wage in increments until it reaches $12 an hour in 2020. University of Denver faculty members Jennifer C. Greenfield, from the Graduate School of Social Work, and…
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