minimum wage

Oregon House votes to increase minimum wage

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 would be …

Public weighs in on minimum wage in Salem

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 one from …

Fast food workers strike

(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 workers are …