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(1) Effective July 1, 1977, the minimum wage for minors may be fifteen percent below the minimum wage for other workers; except that the full minimum wage shall be paid to any emancipated minor. An emancipated minor shall mean any individual less than eighteen years of age who:
(a) Has the sole or primary responsibility for his own support;
(b) Is married and living away from parents or guardian;
(c) Is able to show that his well-being is substantially dependent upon being gainfully employed.
(2) Repealed by Laws 2021, Ch. 380 (S.B. 21-039), § 1, eff. July 1, 2021.
(3) The director may issue only such rules as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this article and as are consistent with the purposes and intent of section 8-6-101 and section 15 of article XVIII of the state constitution; except that, if a higher minimum wage rate is established by applicable federal law or rules, the director's rules shall be consistent with such federal law or rules.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Colorado Revised Statutes Title 8. Labor and Industry § 8-6-108.5. Minimum wage--rules - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/co/title-8-labor-and-industry/co-rev-st-sect-8-6-108-5/
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