Emma is a marketer for Oregon businesses at the Portland firm, Vertical Cherry.
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Oregon Workers Are Owed $1.8 billion in Unpaid Overtime, According to Study.
The reason you may feel like you're earning less for longer hours compared to your parents is because it's likely the case. Average hourly wages, adjusted for inflation, have declined since the 1970s, while the average number of hours worked has increased. As a result, American workers are facing underpayment, overwork, and stress. One of the reasons for…