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Mayor Charlie Hales

City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

Phone: 503-823-4120

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 340, Portland, OR 97204

Twitter Town Hall: Mayor Answers Questions on $15 Minimum Wage

FRIDAY, FEB. 20, 2015 — On Wednesday, prior to the Council session about the topic, Mayor Charlie Hales in a live Twitter Q&A answered questions about the city's Fair Wage Policy. He and Commissioner Dan Saltzman proposed updating the policy to pay full-time, permanent city employees and contractors at least $15 per hour, affecting 15 city employees and 157 contractors. The Council voted 5-0 to approve the update.

The Q&A: