ONTARIO MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE
On October 1st, 2016, the Ontario minimum wage is increasing as per the following graphic.
General minimum wage will be increasing by 15 cents. Minimum wage is the lowest wage that an employer can pay an employee. Ontario announces wage increases every April, and these increases are implemented in October.
General Minimum Wage applies to most employees.
Student Minimum Wage applies to students UNDER THE AGE OF 18 who work 28 hours a week or less when school is in session, or who work during a school break or summer holiday.
Liquor Servers Minimum Wage applies to employees who serve liquor directly to customers.
Hunting & Fishing Guides Minimum Wage is paid based on blocks of time rather than hourly.
Homeworkers Minimum Wage applies to employees who work from their own home.