Oregon minimum wage to increase by 15 cents


The state’s lowest legal wage will rise to $9.25 an hour in 2015.

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The state’s lowest legal wage will rise to $9.25 an hour in 2015.

The wage will increase from the current $9.10; that means a full-time, minimum wage employee will earn roughly $6 more a week, good for $370 a week in gross income. 

The minimum wage increase is the result of Ballot Measure 25 passed in 2002, which ties the wage to the Consumer Price Index.

Read more at Statesman Journal




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