Minimum wage going up in Saskatchewan

Wage rising 25 cents on Sept. 1
|payroll-reporter.com|Last Updated: 05/24/2011

Saskatchewan is increasing its minimum wage by 25 cents to $9.50 an hour on Sept. 1, 2011.

The increase will also mean an increase to the minimum call-out pay, bringing it to $28.50. The 2.7-per-cent increase represents an average of the four per cent increase in the average hourly wage (AHW) and the 1.4 per cent increase in the consumer price index (CPI).

Minimum wage has increase by $1.55 an hour since 2007. The government will continue to monitor minimum wage in the years ahead, said Don Morgan, labour relations and workplace safety minister.

The province’s Minimum Wage Board is required to review the wage and report to the government every two years.

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