minimum wage laws

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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 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 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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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.

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For every 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage, youth employment drops by three to six per cent.

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Seattle’s minimum wage increase has hurt job prospects, and failed to produce higher earnings, for low-wage workers.