low-income measure

10:56AM
Printer-friendly version
The unintended consequences of a $15 minimum wage

A 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage leads to, on average, a three to six per cent decline in youth employment.


12:18PM
Printer-friendly version
Minimum wage—good intentions not good enough

After Seattle’s minimum wage increased to $13 per hour, the total number of low-wage jobs declined by 6.8 per cent.


10:15AM
Printer-friendly version
higher minimum wage could hurt working Ontarians

The vast majority of minimum wage workers—85 per cent—do not live in low-income households.


4:14PM
Printer-friendly version

Most Canadians who earn the minimum wage are not “poor,” and most of the working poor earn more than the minimum wage.