2012 Minimum Wage Increase for Oregon & Washington

The Oregon and Washington minimum wage rates will increase for the 2012 year. The new rates are effective January 1, 2012:

  • Oregon will increase from $8.50 to $8.80/hr.
  • Washington will increase from $8.67 to $9.04/hr.

Oregon and Washington have the nation’s high minimum wage rates.

Brandon Laws

As Director of Marketing, Brandon Laws leads all marketing efforts for Xenium, providing oversight on all marketing campaigns, digital marketing strategy, events, sponsorships and public relations. Brandon brings a positive energy to every aspect of his role at Xenium—from internal initiatives around culture and wellness to industry thought leadership through the Xenium podcast and other social efforts. Active within the HR community, he currently volunteers on the board of the Portland Human Resource Management Association as the Director of Marketing & PR.

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