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Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown will sign SB 1532: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/O... , increasing Oregon's minimum wage according to a tiered system, at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 2.

"I'm proud to sign into law my top priority of the 2016 Legislative session – raising the minimum wage," said Governor Brown. "Today we can say Oregonians are truly better off. SB 1532 is a path forward – so working families can catch up, and businesses have time to plan for the increase. That's the Oregon Way.”

“Oregon takes a bold step today on behalf of working families. With Governor Brown's signature, hundreds of thousands of Oregonians will get a well-deserved raise and a little peace of mind, while giving a boost to local economies," said U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. "Today's action vindicates the basic principle that no one who works full-time in America should have to live in poverty. I am continually encouraged by states like Oregon that push our country forward on this critical issue.”

The signing will be live streamed by Legislative Media: https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/citizen_engageme... .

Wednesday, March 2, 11:00 a.m.
SB 1532 Signing
Ceremonial Office
State Capitol
Salem

Attachments

Melissa Navas
503-378-6496
melissa.navas@oregon.gov
Chris Pair
503-378-5040
chris.pair@oregon.gov
Kristen Grainger
503-378-8197
kristen.grainger@oregon.gov
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