Minimum wage increases today across the state. In Tillamook County the rate is now $12.00 per hour.
▶ Every worker must be paid at least minimum wage. There are exceptions but they are uncommon.
▶ The minimum wage goes up every year. The next increase is on July 1, 2021. These rates are in effect from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
▶ Tip credits are illegal in Oregon.
▶ Deductions are allowed if legally required or if you agree in writing and the deduction is for your benefit. Your paycheck must show this information.
▶ If you make close to minimum wage, you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Visit eitcoutreach.org