What is the minimum wage in Oregon?

Answer The basic minimum wage in Oregon was $8.40 per hour in 2009 and 2010. Oregon state law provides for minimum wage adjustment annually for inflation based on the U.S. City Average Consumer Price Inde... Read More »

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What is the minimum wage for the state of oregon?

According to the Labor Law Center, the state minimum wage in Oregon went from $7.95 an hour in 2008 to $8.40 an hour (USD) in 2009. The rate per hour is scheduled to stay $8.40 in 2010 with current... Read More »

What was the minimum wage in oregon in 2005?

In 2005, the Oregon minimum wage increased to $7.25, which was an increase of 20 cents, according to the Oregon Center for Public Policy. The minimum wage increase went into effect on January 1, 20... Read More »

What year did the federal minimum wage go into effect&how much was the minimum wage?

The United States has not always had a minimum-wage law. The federally mandated minimum-wage law began in 1938. It was enacted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. At the time, the federall... Read More »

Living Wage Vs. Minimum Wage?

Many U.S. cities have adopted popular but controversial living wage ordinances which require certain companies and industries who receive government contracts or tax incentives to pay wages that ar... Read More »