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|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 10/18/2012

Quebec employers predicting average salary increase of 2.8 per cent for 2013: Survey

MONTREAL — Quebec employers are predicting an average salary increase of 2.8 per cent for 2013, according to a survey by the Quebec Employers Council. This is similar to the increases in 2012.

The global economic uncertainty has led managers to be cautious from a remuneration perspective but the need to be able to rely on a quality, available labour force remains an issue as employers struggle to attract and hold on to employees with specific key competencies in certain activity sectors, said the council.