Minimum Wage Set to Increase in 2013

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Starting January 1, 2013 minimum wage will be raised to $8.95, $0.15 more than the current rate. Minimum wage advocates say the hike is crucial to keep the lowest tier of workers from falling behind. “Every little bit helps,” said Jake Babcock, an employee at Papa’s Pizza. Babcock makes $8.90 now, $0.10 … Continue reading »