Oregon amends rules on disability subminimum wage
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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Oregon amends rules on disability subminimum wage

By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff

An employer who is authorized to employ individuals with disabilities at subminimum wage pursuant to a special certificate issued under 29 U.S.C. 214(c) or in accordance with rules under ORS 653.030 or of the Department of Human Services may not employ or agree to employ individuals with disabilities at an hourly rate lower than:

  • From July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, $9.25.
  • From July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022, $10.75.
  • From July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023, $12.50.

After June 30, 2023, an employer who is authorized to employ individuals with disabilities at subminimum wage pursuant to a special certificate issued under 29 U.S.C. 214(c) or in accordance with rules under ORS 653.030 or of the Department of Human Services may not employ or agree to employ individuals with disabilities at a rate lower than the hourly rate required under ORS 653.025.

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