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Oregon minimum wage change is in effect as of July 1, 2016.  Here is a link to the BOLI website for more information: http://www.oregon.gov/BOLI/WHD/OMW/pages/index.aspx

For Marion and Polk counties the rate is going to $9.75 per hour as of July 1, 2016, $10.25 per hours as of July 1, 2017, and raises annually every July. 

Businesses located within Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas county metro areas, the minimum rate is $11.25 also for this current year.  This rate will be different for future years.  See the Metro’s Urban Growth Boundary lookup tool on the BOLI site as well as the UGB  map to see if your business qualifies for the standard rates.

Businesses located in nonurban counties, the minimum rate is $10.00.  This rate will be different for future years.  See the BOLI site as well as the UGB  map to see if your business qualifies for the decreased rates.

If you have any questions please contact one of our payroll staff members.