Advocates Push For $15 Minimum In Oregon

Jun 18, 2015

Oregon already boasts one of the higher minimum wages in the country, at $9.25 an hour. 

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But activists in the state are joining up with national campaigns to push it up to $15/hour. 

City votes in Seattle and Los Angeles will raise wages there... there are several steps before a similar vote in Oregon, but petition signatures are already being collected. 

We visit with some of the key players for an overview of pros and cons.