ontario minimum wage increase 2017

Ontario Minimum Wage Increase 2017

Ontario Minimum Wage goes up to $11.60 on October 1, 2017.

Minimum wage in Ontario will rise from $11.40 to $11.60 per hour on October 1, 2107. This wage will be in effect for 1 year from October 1, 2107 to September 30, 2018.

Ontario Minimum Wage Rates

General Minimum Wage

  • current wage $11.40
  • new wage effective October 1, 2017 – $11.60 per hour

Student Minimum Wage

  • current wage $10.70
  • new wage effective October 1, 2017 – $10.90 per hour

The Ontario Minimum Wage is now linked to the Ontario Consumer Price Index (CPI). Each year on, or before April 1 minimum wage will be announced. Learn more about Ontario minimum wage increase 2017 at the Ministry of Labour – Ontario Employment Standards Act.

Carol Irwin

Carol works with our clients to develop and improve HR policies, procedures, employee programs, and solve difficult people management issues.

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