On June 30 supporters of a $15 minimum wage converged in Salem to declare the successful collection of petition signatures in all 36 counties, qualifying the measure to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019 for a ballot title. Speakers … [Continue reading]
As an independent interest group, 15 Now Oregon educates, advocates, and organizes for a $15 minimum wage.
No Good Reason to Settle for Less than $15, Say Supporters from 36 Counties via Oregonians for 15 Salem, Ore. — Oregon’s pioneering ballot measure for a statewide minimum wage of $15 by 2019 is one step closer to qualifying for the November … [Continue reading]
Did you hear the 15 Now Oregon organizers on the Jefferson Exchange in Southern Oregon this morning? We encourage you to listen to the full interview at Jefferson Public Radio. No one who works should live in poverty. Oregon is ready for $15, and … [Continue reading]
House Speaker Kotek is pushing a $13 minimum wage for Oregon. Here's why $15 is still the right number for working families in poverty. By Kristi Wright & Denise Brooks In his June 15 article “Oregon House speaker unveils $13 minimum wage … [Continue reading]
Last week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the local minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour by 2020. The New York Times editorial board came out strongly in favor of the raise while debunking common myths, highlighting the growing class … [Continue reading]