Minimum wage going up in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are raising the minimum wage employers must pay their workers

Minimum wage earners in all three Prairie provinces are getting a pay hike.

Starting Thursday, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are raising the minimum wage employers must pay their workers.

The new minimum wage in Alberta will be $11.20 per hour, up from $10.20, while the liquor server wage goes to $10.70 per hour from $9.20.

The NDP government says it’s a first step toward a $15 minimum wage by 2018.

In Saskatchewan, minimum wage is going up by 30 cents to $10.50 an hour.

Manitoba is also increasing its minimum wage by 30 cents to $11 an hour.

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Source: CTV News
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