Minimum wage bill heads to House

Senate passes three-tiered minimum wage bill.

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Oregon senators passed, by a party-line 16-12 vote, the proposed three-region minimum wage measure proposed by the chamber’s Democrats last week. Senate Bill 1532 now goes to the Oregon House.

The measure would phases in hikes over six years. Portland-area workers would make $14.75, those in other parts of the state would make between $12.50 and $13.50.

(READ MORE: Portland Business Journal)

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