SALEM, Ore. – A majority of the Oregon House and Senate approved overtime pay for agricultural workers. “Farmworkers have long been excluded from requirements for overtime compensation,” Oregon Democrats said. “When the Fair Labor Standards Act was passed in 1938 ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — During the short session, lawmakers in Salem are considering a bill to provide overtime pay for farm workers. Supporters have said the pay increase is long overdue, while opponents believe it will ...

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