Tag Archive "minimum-wage"

In Favour of a Living Wage in Ontario

In 1980, I was driving back from Montreal on a late April evening, when I picked up a hitchhiker shivering beside the road in a jean-jacket.  He was on his way to Toronto from Newfoundland.  ...

minimum wage, 15 dollars Canadian money

Raising the Minimum Wage: A Letter to the Editor

I have seen a number of responses from business groups bemoaning the proposed ‘sudden’ increase to the minimum wage. Predictions of job losses and negative impacts to businesses of all sizes abound.

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Oakville Chamber objects to potential labour & employment standards reforms

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, has sent a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne warning against potential changes to Ontario’s Labour Relations Act (LRA) and the Employment Standards ...