The Wynne government increased Ontario’s minimum wage sharply by 21 per cent.
Between now and 2019, Ontario will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Ontario plans to hike the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
A 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage leads to, on average, a three to six per cent decline in youth employment.
The effect of the sharply rising minimum wage has been sharply rising joblessness among Seattle’s low-wage workers.
The total number of low-wage jobs declined by 6.8 per cent.
Seattle’s minimum wage increase has hurt job prospects, and failed to produce higher earnings, for low-wage workers.