(1) As used in this section:
(a) “Local government” includes a county, city, district or other public corporation, authority or entity organized and existing under statute or city or county charter.
(b) “Public employer” means a political subdivision of the State of Oregon, including counties, cities, districts, as defined in ORS 198.010 and 198.180, and public and quasi-public corporations.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the State of Oregon preempts all charter and statutory authority of local governments to set any minimum wage requirements.
(3) A local government may set minimum wage requirements:
(a) For public employers;
(b) In specifications for public contracts entered into by the local government; and
(c) As a condition of the local government providing direct tax abatements or subsidies for private employers with 10 or more employees. [2001 c.967 §1]
Note: 653.017 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 653 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.Section: Previous 653.005 653.010 653.015 653.017 653.020 653.022 653.025 653.027 653.029 653.030 653.035 653.040 653.045 653.050 653.055 Next
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