Manitoba Minimum Wage Increasing

Minimum Wage Increasing

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's minimum wage, the second lowest in the country, is on the rise.

The Conservative government says it will go from $11.95 an hour to $12.35 on October 1st.

Union president Jeff Traeger at the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 832 says the 40 cent raise is not nearly enough.

Only Saskatchewan has a lower minimum wage at $11.81.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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