Last week, Oregon joined New York, Los Angeles, Birmingham, Seattle and others on the list of states and municipalities continuing to push for a higher minimum wage in the face of stalled federal rulemaking. In Alabama, the state quickly blocked Birmingham’s efforts. Full coverage of the Oregon law is available here.
Birmingham Implements Wage Ordinance Effective Immediately, Subject To Possible Overturning at State Level
By Noel P. Tripp on
Posted in Alabama, Minimum Wage
As discussed in detail on the Jackson Lewis web site, the Birmingham City Council – attempting to push through a wage increase within the municipality ahead of rule-making at the state level designed to preempt such city laws – has passed an ordinance increasing the minimum wage within city limits to $10.10 effective immediately. …