If firms don’t collude, and there are lots of them around, wages will rise until they’re equal to worker productivity.
Many minimum wage workers would likely not benefit from the PC income tax exemption plan.
The B.C. government wants to raise the province’s minimum wage from $11.35 to $15.20 by 2021.
Minimum wage workers typically aren’t middle-aged.
The Wynne government increased Ontario’s minimum wage sharply by 21 per cent.
Some businesses are reducing employee benefits and cutting work hours.
Rather than name-calling, Premier Wynne should take responsibility for her government’s minimum wage policy
Advisory panel warned the Wynne government that businesses would do exactly what they’re doing now.
The Brown-led PCs would move to a $15 minimum wage over a four-year period.
Between now and 2019, Ontario will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
The minimum wage will increase by more than 30 per cent in less than a year-and-a-half.