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Reminder: Minimum Wage Increases In British Columbia Now In Effect

September 15, 2017

Reminder: Minimum Wage Increases In British Columbia Now In Effect

Employers in British Columbia should note the general minimum wage increased effective today, September 15, 2017.
The minimum wage in the province is now $11.35 an hour (previously $10.85 an hour), and is the first step to achieving the New Democratic Party’s campaign promise of increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021.
The minimum wage of liquor servers, previously $9.60 an hour, has also increased to $10.10 an hour.
If you have any questions about this topic or any other questions relating to workplace law, please do not hesitate to contact a Mathews Dinsdale lawyer.
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