Ashland, Ore. — Oregon’s minimum wage will start climbing higher in a matter of months, affecting local businesses, big corporations and the state’s public universities where hundreds of students work at minimum wage. Now, university officials say they’ll have to ...

Salem, Ore. — The Oregon State House voted on Thursday to increase the minimum wage. The bill creates a “tiered” system to raise the minimum wage over six years in three different categories; Portland, rural counties, and everywhere else. Wages ...

Salem, Ore. — The Oregon Senate voted to approve a new minimum wage proposal on Wednesday The revised bill creates a tiered system to raise the minimum wage over six years in three different categories; Portland, rural counties, and everywhere ...

Salem, Ore. — A possible change in Oregon’s minimum wage is the hot topic in Salem. The Senate Workforce Committee heard from a wide range of business owners and organizations Tuesday as they consider a number of proposals. Among those is ...

Salem, Ore. — Oregon Governor Kate Brown announces plans to raise the state’s minimum wage as soon as 2017. Oregon already has the second highest minimum wage in the country, but the governor says prices for essentials like food and ...

(NBC News) In cities across the country Tuesday fast food workers took to the streets, lobbying for an increase in the minimum wage. The nationwide protests come less than a year before the 2016 presidential election, and the fast food ...

Ore. — Next year there’s a very real possibility Oregonians could vote on a raise in Oregon’s minimum wage, which is already the 2nd highest in the nation. In part 2 of our NBC5 News special report, we look at ...

Two ballot measure proposals aim to raise the minimum wage in Oregon. One would gradually increase it to $13.50 by the year 2018, the other would increase it to $15 an hour by 2019. In a two part special report you’ll ...

Ore. — Raising the statewide minimum wage may be on the ballot next November. The Raise the Wage coalition announced the filing Monday. The ballot measure would raise the minimum wage to 13 dollars and 50 cents an hour and ...

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