Oregon lawmakers have approved landmark legislation that propels the state’s minimum wage for all workers to the highest rank in the U.S., and does so through an unparalleled tiered system based on geography.
The measure passed the state House on Thursday and is headed to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, who said in a statement she will sign it.
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Yes, they came up with a truly innovative wage system. But, in reading the entire article, it looks like the Democrats were just trying to preempt two more progressive minimum wage measures on the ballot this November. Still, this is a very positive development.
That figures, but, like you said, it’s still a good development.
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