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Published by State Print. Dept. in Salem, Or .
Written in English



  • Oregon.


  • Minimum wage -- Oregon,
  • Women -- Employment -- Oregon

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Edition Notes

Includes also: Code of rulings of the Oregon Industrial Welfare Commission, effective September 1, 1916; text of the Minimum wage law ; and extracts from the decisions of the Oregon Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of the act.

Statementby Edwin V. O"Hara, chairman of the Industrial Welfare Commission of the State of Oregon.
ContributionsO"Hara, Edwin V. 1881-1956., Oregon.
LC ClassificationsHD4919.O7 A5 1916
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 57 p.
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6593185M
LC Control Number16027342

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