Oregon Center for Public Policy http://klcc.org en Oregon's Minimum Wage Set To Increase in 2014 http://klcc.org/post/oregons-minimum-wage-set-increase-2014 <p>Nearly 100,000 Oregonians will see an increase in their wages beginning January 1<sup>st</sup>. Those making the current $8.95 will soon be making $9.10 an hour.</p><p>Legislation passed in 2002 matches the State’s minimum wage to the Consumer Price Index. The increase is projected to generate more than $20 million in new economic activity. Charlie Burr is the Communications Director for Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries. He says most small business owners don’t complain about the increase.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:42:06 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 5454 at http://klcc.org Oregon's Minimum Wage Set To Increase in 2014