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Newfoundland and Labrador minimum wage increase on April 1, 2021

Newfoundland and Labrador’s minimum wage will increase by 35 cents to $12.50 per hour as of April 1, 2021.  The minimum overtime wage rate will continue to be 1.5 times the minimum wage. 

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

  • 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
  • an employee, whether remunerated either wholly or in part on a commission basis. 

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