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Minimum Wage Is Going Up in 9 Provinces & Territories in 2020 But Alberta is Still the Top

By Lisa Belmonte February 22, 2020 Making a living off minimum wage can sometimes be hard, especially if you live somewhere in Canada where that figure is low. You'd probably be hard-pressed to find someone who would turn down a pay increase but sometimes those changes can barely make a difference. For those people, there's good news. Almost every province and territory is getting an increase this year. In nine different regions across the country, the minimum amount you can be paid is set to go up for 2020 based on inflation and other factors. Even national changes could be coming soon. During Question Period in the House of Commons on ...

Jackson County government implements pay increase, new minimum wage

By Tod Palmer Feb 10, 2020 Jackson County is adopting the city’s “living wage” standard as part of a series of changes recommended by an independent Job Classification and Compensation Study. The city of Kansas City, Missouri, passed an ordinance in October 2017 recommending living wage increases and promising to raise the minimum wage for municipal workers to $15 per hour by 2022. Based on the study author Evergreen’s recommendations, Jackson County will follow suit — implementing a $12.50 minimum wage this year, which increases to $13.75 in 2021 and $15 in 2022. But the bigger news perhaps is that nearly 900 county employees ...