Tag: Oregon State

Students walk out of a University of Oregon Board of Trustees meeting in Eugene, Ore., Friday, March 4, 2016, in protest after the board voted to increase tuition for the next school year. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

Oregon Universities Hit Hard by Minimum Wage Hike

Now that the Oregon legislature has hiked the minimum wage, effective this July, colleges and universities in the state have a decision to make: hire fewer student employees, cut the school’s budget, or raise tuition.