The majority of Oregon’s Equal Pay Act will take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The Act originally approved in 2017. The law expands the current sex-based pay discrimination law and to include ten protected classes: Race Color Religion Sex Sexual orientation National origin...read more
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,...read more
Across the country, wage growth is slowly picking up as the economy strengthens. Both average hourly earnings, and the Employment Cost Index for wages and salaries are now approaching 3% annual growth. This is not great wage growth when we look historically. But,...read more
Lowest on Record: Oregon Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent in July Oregon’s unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in July, which was Oregon’s lowest unemployment rate since comparable records began in 1976. Oregon’s June unemployment rate was 4.0 percent. The U.S....read more
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