New minimum wage increases



New minimum wage increases

Last year, the state legislature passed legislation that raises the minimum wage for workers across the state at various levels intended to reflect economic realities in different locations.
Last year, the state legislature passed legislation that raises the minimum wage for workers across the state at various levels intended to reflect economic realities in different locations. On Saturday, July 1, 2017 the minimum wage increased throughout the state. In the Portland-metro region, the minimum wage is now $11.25, an increase of $1.50 per hour over the first half of this year.