As you might have heard, the Ontario government has announced an increase in the minimum wage. JPIC staff have supported this campaign locally for many years. First, when the call was for a $12/hr. minimum wage, then $14/hr. and finally $15 an hour when advocates in the United States and around the world began campaigning for that amount.
Read more about the new announcment and updates below:
- May 30, 2017 – Historic breakthrough for $15 & Fairness
Workers’ Action Centre
- June 1, 2017 – Victory — a $15 minimum wage and more!