Newfoundland and Labrador minimum wage increase on April 1, 2017

Newfoundland and Labrador’s minimum wage will increase by 25 cents to $10.75 per hour as of April 1st, 2017.  The minimum overtime wage rate will continue to be 1.5 times the minimum wage. 

Please note that as per the Labour Standards Regulations, minimum wage applies to:

(a)  an employee whether paid on the basis of an hourly rate of pay or on the basis of a fixed wage for a week or a month or a part of a month; and

(b)  an employee whether remunerated either wholly or in part on a commission basis. 

The Labour Relations Agency can be reached at 1-877-563-1063.

If you have any questions, please contact your CFIB Business Counsellor at 1-888-234-2232 or by e-mail at msnl@cfib.ca

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