Coloradans share their tipping tales.Plus: One restaurant’s “No Tips” policy, Colorado Restaurant Association’s stance on tipping, and more!
At The Preservery, a neighborhood eatery in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood, the cost of food and other expenses has gone up at least 20% since the pandemic. Rent is higher. There are also additional costs to boost job openings online, which has “for sure” added 60% to recruitment expenses, said co-owner Whitney Ariss. But faced with […]
Paying more for food, housing and other living expenses has become part of the pandemic recovery routine, as inflation has grown faster than some incomes — and especially evident to those on fixed incomes. That includes Marty Bruno, a retired Littleton resident who’s now 73. His wife will retire soon and move over to Social […]
January was a big month for the worker, as the state’s minimum wage increased, King Soopers employees approved a contract to boost pay between $2 to $5 this year, and employers are still hunting for more help. But while wages have been increasing — Colorado’s average pay reached $33.28 an hour in December, up 8.2% […]
Colorado’s unemployment rate declined to 4.8%, the lowest since the start of the pandemic. A lot of new economic data poured in Friday to give us a better sense of how the state’s recovery is going. But first, let’s talk about a livable wage, which seems like a fair starting point for any worker who […]