Minimum Wage Set to Increase in Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — Minimum wage workers in Oregon fit all of their needs into a tight budget, and beginning next year, they may have a little more to work with. The Oregon Labor and Industries commissioner announced Tuesday minimum wage will be going up 15 cents per hour beginning January 1st, 2014. Minimum wage worker … Continue reading »

Obama’s State of the Union Address

President Obama gave his fourth State of the Union Address Tuesday night. The main focus of the speech was how he plans to improve the economy and find work for 12.3 million unemployed Americans. Obama called for a raise to the federal minimum wage to nine dollars an hour. He also outlined a plan to … Continue reading »