Manitoba to raise minimum wage twice in 2023, labour minister says – Winnipeg
Minimum wage workers in Manitoba are expected to rise twice this year, the province said Wednesday.
The current wage of $13.50 per hour will rise to $14.15 per hour in April and then again to $15.30 in October.
Labor Minister John Reyes said the changes are expected to make Manitoba’s minimum wage one of the highest in the state.
Only the minimum wage in Saskatchewan is now lower.
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“Recognizing the exceptional financial challenges faced by the people of Manitoba, our government has passed legislative amendments to the Employment Standards Code that, under given circumstances, will allow statutory inflation-linked We can increase the minimum wage even further,” Reyes said in a statement.
“Balancing the economic realities of Manitoba’s workers and the economic challenges of small businesses, we have implemented a step-by-step approach that will help more Manitobaans succeed.”
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