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Raising Cane’s increases minimum wage to $15 an hour for Colorado workers

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DENVER (KRDO) -- The popular fast food company, Raising Cane's announced Wednesday it will increase its minimum wage for all Colorado workers.

According to the press release, all hourly Raising Cane's workers in Colorado will receive a minimum pay of $15 an hour. The company will also be adjusting the hourly manager pay to $18 an hour. The decision branches from a $1.6 million investment.

Raising Cane's expands across over 15 restaurants statewide. The company is looking to hire 10,000 new employees in the expansion of over 50 days for the 100 new restaurants planned to open.

“We are so grateful to have been part of the Colorado community for years,” said Jason Zwerin, Raising Cane’s Vice President of Restaurants. “While we continue to be a staple for Coloradoans, we’ll continue to share in our success with our crewmembers that make this all possible.” 

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Jordan Good

Jordan Good is a television news producer. He joined KRDO NewsChannel 13 in July 2021, after graduating from the University of Northern Colorado.



  1. Why stop there? Hey whatever happened to the Denver coffee shop that vowed to pay all of their employees 50,000.00 a year?

  2. Biden’s back-door minimum wage strategy: Pay people not to work – fire those without the jab.

  3. Today’s $15.00 is yesterday’s $12.50. the price of everything will increase, making this new pay wage obsolete in no time at all.

  4. Wages went to $15/hr.
    Chicken fingers went from $10 to now $20.
    What kind people they are!

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