What Happens When Minimum Wage Goes Up?

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Fri, December 28 2012 at 6:22 PM, Updated: Fri, December 28 2012 at 6:32 PM

January 1, 2013 Oregon's minimum wage will go up 15¢ to $8.95. For some, planning ahead  for the future it doesn't mean much and for businesses looking to hire it means a lot.

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Travis Koch

News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.

Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.

Catch Travis co-anchoring with Jennifer Elliott weekdays on NBC 5 News at Sunrise starting at 5:30am.

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