Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
February 20, 2017

Public Advisory: Provincial Consultations on Indexing Minimum Wage Continue

Public consultations to help establish a clear and consistent method of determining future increases to the minimum wage are ongoing this week, with today’s sessions in Grand Falls-Windsor taking place from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at College of the North Atlantic, 5 Cromer Avenue.

The schedule for remaining in-person consultation sessions this week are as follows:

DateLocationVenueTime
February 21ClarenvilleCollege of the North Atlantic
69 Pleasant Street
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
February 23St. John’sCollege of the North Atlantic
1 Prince Philip Drive
2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
February 24Corner BrookCollege of the North Atlantic
141 O’Connell Drive
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Public consultation sessions in Happy Valley-Goose Bay have been postponed until a later date, to be announced.

To register to attend and/or present in a session, please visit www.aesl.gov.nl.ca/minimumwage.

For individuals unable to attend in-person, submissions can be made online or by mailing:

Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Labour Standards Division
Attention: Minimum Wage Consultation
St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6

Online and written submissions will be accepted until March 31, 2017. For more information, please email MinimumWage@gov.nl.ca or call 709-729-2742 or toll free at 1-877-563-1063.

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Media contact:

John Tompkins
Director of Communications
Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 730-4435
jtompkins@gov.nl.ca

2017 02 20                              1:15 p.m.