720-913-5000 auditor@denvergov.org

Citywide Minimum Wage Complaint Form

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Citywide Complaint Form

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Submit An Official Complaint

How To Submit Complaint

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Receiving Complaints

HOW

Complaints can be made by

Email
Webform
Telephone
In person

 

  • All complaints must be made in writing
  • We will assist anyone making a complaint in completing the necessary forms.

WHO

Complaints can be made by

Employees
A third-party: family/friends, attorney, community resource, labor organization
Anonymous
  • However, we encourage any party making a complaint to share contact information. We make every effort to keep complainant’s information confidentiality.
  • Communication between the complainant and the investigator can dramatically assist an investigation.

WHAT

Complaints should include

Employer's name

Location where the work was performed

A statement explaining the alleged violation

  • The investigator assigned to the complaint may contact a complainant for additional information or documentation.
  • Denver Labor will not ask and accept information related to a party’s citizenship or immigration status.
  • The more information the complainant can provide, the greater the likelihood of a successful investigation.
Additional Information

All the information you need for Minimum Wage.

Contact Us

CALL: 720-913-5039
EMAIL: wagecomplaints@denvergov.org

    Additional Resources and Tools

    Denver Regional Address Finder

    This interactive map is a tool to determine whether a business or work location is within the City and County of Denver. This tool is meant to assist in filing or responding to a complaint. Denver Labor will make a final determination regarding jurisdiction on all investigated complaints.

    Minimum Wage Calculator

    This calculator is a tool to assist employees confirm they are receiving Denver’s minimum wage. The total wages determined are the gross or the employee’s pre- tax and deduction earnings. Please note some exceptions may permit an employer to pay less than the calculated total wages and employers of tipped employees may only reduce hourly wages for actual tips received. If you believe you have not been paid correctly or have questions about the calculator or Denver’s minimum wage, please contact Denver Labor.

     

    Employer Underpayment Calculator

    This spreadsheet (downloadable below) is a tool to determine the amount of backpay owed to current or previous employees. To use the Underpayment Calculator, download the Excel file and enter the relevant payroll information - hours worked, hourly wage paid, and tips earned. The Excel file is available in both English and Spanish. If an underpayment is owed or you have difficulty using the Underpayment Calculator, please contact Denver Labor.

    Download Underpayment Calculator (English | Español)