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Minimum Wages on the Rise – January 2019 Update

Posted by: Emma Berdanier on January 8th, 2019

Colorado’s Minimum Wage – $11.10/hour Effective January 1, 2019, Colorado’s minimum wage has increased to $11.10/hour, a $.90/hour increase from $10.20 in 2018. Since the 2016 passage of Colorado $12 Minimum Wage Amendment (also known as Amendment 70), Colorado’s minimum wage has increased by 90 cents each year and will continue to do so until…

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Voting Leave (Colorado Law) and Politics in the Workplace

Posted by: Emma Berdanier on October 30th, 2018

Fortunately, there are many options available today on how and when to vote (mail-in ballot is my personal favorite). But, as we all know, some people just like to head to the voting centers on Election Day and then proudly display their “I VOTED” sticker on their lapel. Employers can encourage – but not require…

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Starting Salaries on the Rise for New Bachelor Degrees

Posted by: Emma Berdanier on May 23rd, 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Starting Salaries on the Rise for New Bachelor Degrees As Denver Recruiters, J. Kent Staffing has a strong niche of placing new grads into professional jobs. Good timing is certainly on their side with the favorable hiring climate and unemployment numbers at record lows, making it difficult for companies…

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Test Your Knowledge – 10 Interesting Denver Facts!

Posted by: Emma Berdanier on March 22nd, 2018

2nd Edition – Denver Fun Facts Quiz As a woman-owned Denver staffing agency since 1979, J. Kent Staffing loves the rich history of Denver and the new milestones that are continually shaping our great town. Settlers were attracted here because of the discovery of gold, but Denver continues to lure present-day settlers with the closeby…

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