Low-Paying Jobs Are Concentrated in a Few Occupations

Oregon’s minimum wage will increase each year through 2022, as outlined in Senate Bill 1532, which was passed on March 2, 2016.The Oregon Employment Department has studied this topic from many angles. For example, we know minimum wage jobs account for about 5 percent of jobs in Oregon. Minimum wage workers are more likely to be women, under the age of 25, and without a college degree.One

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