September 13, 2016
Reminder: British Columbia’s Minimum Wage Set to Rise as of September 15, 2016
Employers in British Columbia are reminded that the province’s minimum wage is set to rise from $10.45 per hour to $10.85 per hour as of September 15, 2016. This change is the second step in the Government of British Columbia’s stated intention to raise minimum wage to $11.25 per hour by September 2017.
As of September 15, 2016, all employees in British Columbia must be paid minimum wage according to the following increases:
Employers must ensure that they are compliant with these changes to the Employment Standards Act and its associated regulations.
If you have any questions about this topic or any other questions relating to workplace law, please do not hesitate to contact a Mathews Dinsdale lawyer.
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