Number fluctuates, but yes, even North Korea requires paid leave
Family Forward Oregon
Says paid family leave is "a program that is standard in all but five nations around the world."
Per capita employment is higher than the national average, despite restaurant association claims
Says Oregon’s high minimum wage is the reason why "by 2011, Oregon's restaurants employed an average of only 13.8 workers, or 2.6 fewer employees than they did before the state's minimum wage began rising above the federal level in 1997."
Raises were double digit, but so was inflation
Says Oregon state employees received a "catch-up" pay raise in 1981 -- just two years after they agreed not to take a raise in exchange for a retirement benefit.
Businesses actually saw no overall increase
Oregon Senate Republicans (The Leadership Fund)
In September, the Department of Business and Consumer Services enacted a sudden 39% workers' compensation premium assessment by rule with little notice to the public.
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