Oregon Minimum Wage goes up on July 1, 2018

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On July 1, 2018, minimum wage in Oregon will increase.  In the Portland Metro area, minimum wage will go from $11.25/hr to $12.00/hr. In “Standard Counties” which also include areas outside the Urban Growth Boundary in Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas Counties, minimum wage will increase from $10.25/hr. to $10.75/hr.  In non-urban counties, minimum wage will increase from $10.00/hr. to $10.50/hr.  Non-urban counties include:  Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa and Wheeler.

Information about future wage increases, a handy map of Oregon color coded by wage category, and a feature that lets you search wage rate by address, can be found here:  http://www.oregon.gov/boli/WHD/OMW/Pages/Minimum-Wage-Rate-Summary.aspx


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