minimum wage hikes

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B.C.’s minimum wage hike hurts workers

When the cost of labour increases, employers tend to hire fewer workers.

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Minimum wages hurt the working poor

Job losses resulting from minimum wages disproportionately affect the most vulnerable members of the workforce.

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Minimum wage hikes hurt our least-advantaged workers

By making labour more expensive, the minimum wage reduces employment.

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Minimum wage hike will hurt—not help—vulnerable workers

Minimum wage increases can lead to employment losses for the least advantaged members of the labour force.

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Minimum wage hike won’t reduce poverty in Nova Scotia

An estimated 91 per cent of minimum wage earners in the province do not live in low-income households.

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Minimum wage hikes won’t reduce poverty in Canada

More than half of Canadians earning the minimum wage are between the ages of 15 and 24.

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Minimum wage hikes—not a good way to reduce poverty

Over the past decade, the Alberta government has raised the minimum wage by 46 per cent.

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Renewed Controversy Over the Nobel for Economics
The Nobel apparently endorsed a paper that contradicts the vast majority of research on minimum wages and job losses.

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Higher minimum wages do not lower poverty rates

The youth employment rate fell by a full point in Ontario between late 2017 and early 2020.