A look at what minimum-wage workers get paid across Canada
A look at what minimum-wage workers get paid across Canada
31 May, 2017, 06:25
Wynne also announced plans to ensure part-time workers will get equal pay for doing work equal to full-time staff, and that the minimum vacation entitlement will be increased. "Work has changed. It's time our laws and protections for workers changed too", said Wynne in a statement.
"They'll feel more certain and they'll feel less anxious because they'll have a little bit more predictability in their lives, and that has a ripple effect into the lives of their families", she said.
Government has a responsibility to address precarious employment and ensure Ontario workers are protected by updating the province's labour and employment laws.
The changes to workplace laws will also establish fairer rules for scheduling, including making employers pay three hours of wages if they cancel a shift with fewer than 48 hours' notice.
"I would caution the government to really consider this over the summer".
To enforce the changes, the province will hire up to 175 more employment standards officers and launch a program to educate both employees and small and medium-sized businesses about their rights and obligations under the Employment Standards Act. The Liberals are always happy to say they've found a "balanced" policy, and this is what that looks like: increasing the minimum wage while retaining a number of major exceptions to it. The campaign gives voice to unions' demands for across-the-board changes to the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act that would improve standards for every worker and make it easier for them to join a union.
Ontario's new minimum wage might be a salve for some of Niagara's economic woes, says the chair of Niagara Poverty Reduction Network.
Canada's largest province is raising the minimum wage to C$15 ($11.14, £8.66) an hour.
As well, the minimum vacation entitlements for employees with five or more years at a company will rise from two weeks annually to three.
Wynne, whose party has been faring poorly in recent polls, said the changes, along with a number of her government's recent announcements, are her plan for a fair society.
"People are anxious about their jobs, and they're anxious about the future", she said during a press conference on Tuesday.
Manitoba: $11. The government plans to raise it every year along with the rate of inflation.
Providing seven paid sick days for all workers separate from Personal Emergency Leave.
Ontario business groups, including the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, have expressed concerns about the cost to business of the potential labour law changes and a higher minimum wage. "Small businesses, who don't share the larger profit margins of big business, will be forced to make hard choices, including cutting hours and jobs".
Ottawa Acorn Member Aisha Abdunnur works for minimum wage today and has been part of the group's efforts to see it rise. "But we know that the sector going through the most changes right now is retail because many purchases are being made online, and that money is going to China or the United States or wherever a product is being sold online".
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