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Oregon minimum wage going up to $9.10 on New Year

Oregon's minimum wage will increase 15 cents on New Year's Day.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The state Bureau of Labor and Industries says about 98,000 workers in Oregon will get a pay raise when the minimum wage goes up on Jan. 1.

It’s a 15-cent an hour hike, from $8.95 to $9.10.

The Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/1ctFgaD) Oregon will have the nation’s second-highest minimum wage behind Washington. Washington’s minimum wage is going up 13 cents with the new year to $9.32 an hour.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com



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