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File #: 19-0253    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 3/12/2019 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 4/8/2019 Final action: 4/8/2019
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending the classification and pay plan for employees in the Career Service to increase minimum wage. Amends the Classification and Pay Plan to increase the minimum wage for all eligible city employees to $13 per hour, effective 7-1-19. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-19-19.
Indexes: Jonathan Griffin
Attachments: 1. BR19 0253 DOF Minimum Wage Adjustment 2019_City Employees.pdf, 2. Minimum Wage for Employees Final Final 2-13-19, 3. CB19-0253_DOF_Minimum Wage City Employees, 4. 19-0253 DOF_Minimum Wage City Employees.pdf, 5. 19-0253 - signed, 6. 19-0253 Filed A bill for an ordinance amending the classification and pay plan for employees in the Career Service to increase minimum wage.
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 3-12-19

Requesting Agency: Finance
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Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Rachel Bardin
Email: Rachel.bardin@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
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A bill for an ordinance amending the classification and pay plan for employees in the Career Service to increase minimum wage.
Amends the Classification and Pay Plan to increase the minimum wage for all eligible city employees to $13 per hour, effective 7-1-19. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-19-19.

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Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
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In the fall of 2018, the Mayor's Office requested a change to the city's minimum wage floor for all city employees. The Office of Human Resources (OHR) supports the Mayor's Office in the application of changes to the classification and pay plan. The minimum wage is proposed to increase as follows: $13.00 per hour on July 1, 2019, $14.00 per hour on July 1, 2020, and $15.00 per hour on July 1, 2021.

The OHR analyzed all existing pay ranges to identify classifications whose pay range minimum is below the proposed wage floor rate. Classifications with current pay range minimums below the July 1, 2019 threshold rate of $13.00 per hour were increased to the new threshold ra...

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