Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (CO): Red flag, marijuana, minimum wage laws go into effect

By Charles Ashby
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Jan 1, 2020

Colorado will ... raise the minimum wage to at least $12 an hour starting today, but that’s not the only change in wage-related laws going into effect with the new year. ...

“It’s vital to remember that workers are also customers, and minimum wage increases boost the buying power of people living paycheck to paycheck,” said Holly Sklar, chief executive officer of Business for a Fair Minimum Wage. “Minimum wage raises also pay off in lower employee turnover, reduced hiring and training costs, lower error rates, better productivity and happier customers.” ...

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