Oregon Still Considering Ways to Increase Minimum Wage

Debate continues regarding Oregon’s minimum wage rates
Currently, Oregon’s minimum wage rate is $9.25. BOLI. The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries is required to adjust minimum wage based upon specific criteria. Therefore, each year, with some exceptions, the minimum wage increases. Minimum Wage Page. New proposals are suggesting a faster increase and allowing local governments to increase the minimum wage in their cities/counties. Oregonian. This means that minimum wage could be higher in cities than rural counties. Currently, Portland cannot consider having a $15 minimum wage like Seattle. However, if this recent proposal goes through, Portland and other cities/counties would have that option. If you would like to see the minimum wage increase in your area, start paying attention to those representing your interests in Salem.

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