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Oregon Minimum Wage Rates - 2017

by Bridget Dazey

Oregon Minimum Wage Rates - 2017

OREGON MINIMUM WAGE RATES Effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

An employer shall pay an employee no less than the minimum wage rate for the region in which the employer is located. Standard: $10.25 per hour Portland Metro: $11.25 per hour Nonurban Counties: $10.00 per hour

All employers must comply with state laws regulating payment of minimum wage, overtime and general working conditions.

Regions The “Standard’ rate applies to the following counties, with the exception of those areas located within the urban growth boundary of a metropolitan service district: Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Deschutes, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Wasco, Washington, and Yamhill. The rate for “Portland Metro” includes areas located within the urban growth boundary of a metropolitan service district. The rate for “Nonurban Counties” applies to the following counties: Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, and Wheeler.

Employer Location Employers are required to pay their employees at least the minimum wage rate in effect for the region where the employer is located. Employees who perform more than 50% of their work in a pay period at the employer’s permanent fixed business location in Oregon must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for the region in which the employer’s business is located. Employees who make deliveries as a part of their job and who start and end their workday at the employer’s permanent fixed business location must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for the region in which the employer’s business is located. Employees who do not perform more than 50% of their work in a pay period at the employer’s permanent fixed business location in Oregon must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for the region in which the employee performs work.

Posted on June 26, 2017 in Adult/DW, Workforce Development.
 

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Clackamas Workforce Partnership, formerly known as Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County, is a nonprofit organization which serves as an advocate for workforce development within Clackamas County and the State of Oregon. Our mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of businesses and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County. Learn more about us.