Prince Edward Island's minimum wage is rising twice this year.
It will rise by 20 cents an hour — to $10.20 — as of June 1. On Oct. 1, it will rise another 15 cents an hour to $10.35.
The minimum wage has been $10 per hour since April 1, 2012.
A worker currently earning the minimum wage in P.E.I. makes $20,800 per year, assuming a 40-hour workweek. With the June 1 increase, that will rise to $21,216 and with the Oct. 1 increase it rises to $21,528.
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