minimum wage

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Policymakers should protect workers and discourage unionization

Unions raise wages by limiting the supply of labour.


11:15AM
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Workforce recommendations would hurt Ontario workers

Minimum wage legislation reduces employment and non-wage benefits such as skills training.


9:18AM
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Minimum wage hike will hurt—not help—vulnerable workers

Minimum wage increases can lead to employment losses for the least advantaged members of the labour force.


9:29AM
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Minimum wage hike won’t reduce poverty in Nova Scotia

An estimated 91 per cent of minimum wage earners in the province do not live in low-income households.


9:42AM
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Minimum wage hikes won’t reduce poverty in Canada

More than half of Canadians earning the minimum wage are between the ages of 15 and 24.


11:14AM
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Minimum wage hikes—not a good way to reduce poverty

Over the past decade, the Alberta government has raised the minimum wage by 46 per cent.


9:38AM
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Renewed Controversy Over the Nobel for Economics
The Nobel apparently endorsed a paper that contradicts the vast majority of research on minimum wages and job losses.

1:40PM
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Higher minimum wages do not lower poverty rates

The youth employment rate fell by a full point in Ontario between late 2017 and early 2020.