No increase in minimum wage


Oregon’s minimum wage is expected to stay at $8.40 an hour next year.

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As a result of deflation due to the weak economy, Oregon’s minimum wage is expected to stay at $8.40 an hour next year.

It’s the first time the mandatory minimum has not climbed since 2002, when Oregon voters approved a ballot measure that raised the state’s minimum wage, then tied additional increases to inflation.

The measure did not include a provision for cutting the minimum wage when prices fall.

Read the full story at The Register-Guard.

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