Quebec raises minimum wage

Quebec raises minimum wage
Jean Boulet, Quebec Minister of Labour (Photo : THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

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Jean Boulet, Quebec’s Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, announced over the weekend that the minimum wage in the province is now $13.50 per hour, or $10.80 for those working jobs with tips. This represents an increase of 40 cents from the previous rate.
“As the current state of the health crisis has repercussions on the entire labor market, we have taken these issues into consideration to determine the increase this year,” Boulet said. “This increase allows us to reduce poverty without harming the competitiveness of businesses, our objective being that everyone can participate in our collective enrichment.”

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