Oregon Employment Law Update: Oregon’s New Minimum Wage Law Now in Effect

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Employment Update: Oregon’s New Minimum Wage Law Now in Effect

From the desk of John M. KreutzerAs a reminder to Oregon employers, the latest minimum wage increase went into effect on July 1, 2017.  The new minimum wage is $10.00 in nonurban counties, $11.25 in the Portland metro area, and $10.25 everywhere else.



The minimum wage in Oregon will continue to rise on a set schedule.

Employers are advised to update their minimum wage poster and display it in a conspicuous place.  The poster is available for download here: http://www.oregon.gov/boli/TA/docs/2017-18_MW_Poster%28Eng%29.pdf.

If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other employment related issues, please feel free to contact John Kreutzer or Jessica Wilcox.

To email John Kreutzer, please click here.

To email Jessica Wilcox, please click here.

Employment updates are intended to inform our clients and others about legal matters of current interest. They are not intended as legal advice. Readers should not act upon the information contained in this article without seeking professional counsel.

To view the most recent Employment Update: FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked Until May 2017 please click here.

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