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Minimum Wage Law, 1967: An Oregon Legislative History Lesson

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Visit the State Archives “Landmark Legislative Bills by Subject” website to find the following:

Oregon Minimum Wage Law Records

1967 HB 1340 Introduction

The 1967 Legislative Assembly enacted House Bill 1340, Oregon’s first uniform minimum wage law that applied to adult men. This law also assigned duties to the Wage and Hour Division to investigate and enforce the legislation. The paper records produced by the 1967 Regular Legislative Session committees which discussed House Bill 1340 have been digitized in Portable Document Format (PDF) and audio recordings of the House Labor & Management committee in MP3 are available for research on this website.”