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Group brings 'Fight for 15' to Sask. with petition blitz

Concerned citizens brought the conversation around a $15 minimum wage to Saskatchewan streets.

Members of Fight For $15 Saskatchewan stood outside Midtown Plaza in Saskatoon on Friday morning, collecting signatures from people arriving at the mall for a petition asking the provincial government to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour from $10.96. 404 more words

Local News

Tim Hortons workers need a voice, say labour leaders

As stories surface about Tim Hortons workers losing paid breaks, facing tip rollbacks and having to pay for uniforms, the head of the Windsor and District Labour Council is pushing to give them a voice. 438 more words

Local News

Minimum Wage, Maximum Indifference

Up here in Canada, specifically Ontario, there has been a lot of discussion about the provincial government’s plan to raise the minimum wage.

There are many heated social media memes, re-posts, editorials, and opinions about this. 1,154 more words

Ontario premier criticizes owners of Tim Hortons franchise, says workers shouldn't be used as pawns

TORONTO – Ontario’s premier is accusing the owners of a Tim Hortons franchise of using their employees as pawns to push back against her government’s hike to the minimum wage. 211 more words

Canada

Kathleen Wynne to Tim Hortons franchisees: Stop using employees as 'pawns' in minimum wage fight

TORONTO — Ontario’s premier is double-doubling down on her criticism of Tim Hortons franchisees who cut worker benefits amid the province’s minimum wage hike, saying a couple that own a trio of coffee shops east of Toronto shouldn’t use employees as pawns to push back against her government’s actions. 614 more words

Economy

Lawrence Solomon: Who’s helping more people, Kathleen Wynne or Trump? (Hint: it’s not Wynne)

If you have a heart, support big government. It will raise the minimum wage for low-wage workers at manageable cost to the economy as a whole. 844 more words

FP Comment

My 5 Cents On Minimum Wage Increases

Here in Ontario Canada, our Provincial Government has in its wisdom, raised the minimum wage to $14.00 per hour as of January 1, 2018. This move resulted in a significant increase for minimum wage earners from the earlier $11.60 per hour they were earning. 880 more words

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