Bureau of Labor and Industries http://klcc.org en Redmond Based Concrete Company Faces Penalties For Failing To Pay Workers Correct Wages http://klcc.org/post/redmond-based-concrete-company-faces-penalties-failing-pay-workers-correct-wages <p>A Redmond-based concrete company has been barred from any public works contracts for the next three years. The company failed to pay a group of employees a prevailing wage.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:30:16 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 11604 at http://klcc.org 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