Ontario minimum wage to rise by 25 cents Oct. 1
By Talent Canada staff
Effective Oct. 1, 2020, Ontario’s minimum wage will increase by 25 cents an hour for most employees.
According to a briefing by Sherrard Kuzz LLP in Toronto, general minimum wage will rise from $14 to $14.25 per hour on Oct. 1 until Sept. 30, 2021.
Student minimum wage will rise from $13.15 to $13.40. Liquor server minimum wage will go from $12.20 to $12.45.
Homeworker minimum wage will increase from $15.40 to $15.70.
Ontario’s last increase to minimum wage came on Jan. 1, 2018.
Ontario trails Nunavut and Alberta for highest minimum wage rates across the country.
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