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Ontario Raising Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour.

The new increase, which will be implemented in phases, is intended to help 8.9% Ontario’s employees. At $15, a full-time, 40-hour-week job would pay $600/week or $31,200/year, compared to $23,712 at the current minimum wage of $11.40. 158 more words

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Forever Home

Naomi wakes up to the rapid vibrato pulse of her alarm, tapping her phone screen twice in the wrong spot before her eyes shake off the blurry lens of sleep. 2,795 more words


The Long and Short of Pay v. Benefits

For the employer, it can oftentimes be a difficult decision between giving a raise or providing benefits. Hopefully, this post can be a little guide to the break even point as to where it makes sense in that decision. 599 more words


Nova Scotia Liberals, NDP spar over $15 minimum wage

A push from the Nova Scotia NDP for the introduction of $15 an hour minimum wage was avoided by Premier Stephen McNeil in question period on Wednesday. 238 more words


Reader Letter: Decent jobs and wages needed

Precarious employment is the new norm in Ontario’s labour market, making it extremely difficult for people, especially young people, to build secure and stable lives. Young people across this province are reporting widespread feelings of insecurity and with good reason, research suggest that almost one-quarter of young adults born between 1981 and 2000 are working temporary or contract jobs. 263 more words


Minimum Wage Increasing In Ohio To $8.30

Starting on January 1st, 2018, the minimum wage in Ohio is going up again to $8.30. Right now it’s set at $8.15.

The minimum wage for tipped workers will increase to $4.15 from $4.08. 76 more words


Working 30+ hours in college — Does it pay off?

From 9:30 to 10:30 every night, University of Massachusetts Amherst junior Olivia Watson hops on the treadmill at the gym, running off the stresses of working 60 hours per week while taking five classes — but she has no complaints about her intensely busy lifestyle. 617 more words