Articles tagged with: minimum wage

14 April 2015

Oregon lawmakers consider raising minimum wage

Posted in Local

Ore. --- This week Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would raise the minimum wage in the state.If passed, Senate Bill 610 would raise Oregon’s minimum wage from $9.25 an hour to $15 by ...

10 March 2015

Oregon lawmakers consider raising minimum wage to $15

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- The effort to raise minimum wage to $15 an houris gaining traction. It's already the second highest in the nation. The Statesman Journal reports a number of democrats are supporting House ...

19 December 2014

Oregon minimum wage to be raised in 2015

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Minimum wage is going up next year in 21 states and Oregon is one of them.The Employment Policies Institute released the numbers Thursday; Oregon is raising minimum wage from $9.10 an hour ...

07 October 2014

90% of waitresses are victims of sexual harrassment

Posted in U.S. & World News

At least 90% of women in tipped positions at restaurants report being victims of some form of sexual harassment.That’s according to a new report on the restaurant industry conducted by a non-profi ...

17 September 2014

Minimum wage in Oregon is raising

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Oregon’s minimum wage is going up! Starting next year the minimum wage will rise to $9.25 an hour. The move is expected to generate more than $25 million in new consumer spending for Oreg ...

12 June 2014

Medford wages lower than national average

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found people who live in Medford make an average 11% less than the rest of the country While the numbers were releas ...

03 June 2014

Seattle has the highest minimum wage in the country

Posted in U.S. & World News, Economy

Seattle, Wash. -- Seattle now has the highest minimum wage in the country. The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance that bumps up the minimum wage to $15 an hour. It was drafted by an advisory g ...