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Colorado small business owners say raise the wage

Small business owners are bottom-line oriented. They make decisions based on what makes financial sense. More times than not, however, doing right by their employees is just as important as the almighty dollar in the decision-making process. Small employers know a positive work environment means increased productivity, which in turn improves their bottom line. This… Continue Reading Colorado small business owners say raise the wage

Expanding the earned income tax credit might be a better way to curb poverty than increasing minimum wages. A study by professors from the University of Alabama and East Carolina University claims that expanding the tax credit – currently available to low-income workers – would keep more than twice the number of people out of poverty… Continue Reading Earned income tax credit the way out of poverty?

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Hobby Lobby assistant manager Adam Garcia said his employees are still in shock. Last week 8th Street store manager David Schafer returned from a meeting in Denver with unprecedented news: all hourly full-time employees would begin receiving a minimum wage of $10 per hour immediately. “While it doesn’t affect me directly, 19 of our 24… Continue Reading Hobby Lobby workers elated about across-the-board pay hikes

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