The city of Edgewater, Colorado now has its own minimum wage law. Effective January 1, 2024, Edgewater employers with at least one individual performing, or expected to perform, four (4) or more hours of work for in any given week within the geographic boundaries of the city are required to ensure its employees are paid not less than the Edgewater minimum wage, as follows:
- Beginning January 1, 2024: $15.02 (Fifteen Dollars and Two Cents) per hour;
- Beginning January 1, 2025: $16.52 (Sixteen Dollars and Fifty-Two Cents) per hour;
- Beginning January 1, 2026: $18.17 (Eighteen Dollars and Seventeen Cents) per hour;
- Beginning January 1, 2027: $19.99 (Nineteen Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents) per hour;
- Beginning January 1, 2028: $21.99 (Twenty-One Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents) per hour; and
- In each subsequent calendar year, at such amended wage rate, adopted by ordinance of the City Council, necessary to keep pace with the year-over-year increase in the Consumer Price Index, for all items, published annually each August for the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Area, or to match the then-current Denver Minimum Wage rate, whichever wage rate is greater.
Additionally, employers must post notice of the currently effective Edgewater Minimum wage in a place which is prominent and easily accessible to all employees, in both Spanish and English.