Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
February 23, 2017

Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Attend Consultations on Indexing Minimum Wage

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will participate in public consultations to help establish a clear and consistent method of determining future increases to the minimum wage.

Minister Byrne will attend the following sessions:

February 23St. John’sCollege of the North Atlantic
1 Prince Philip Drive
2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
February 24Corner BrookCollege of the North Atlantic
141 O’Connell Drive
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

A second public consultation will be held in St. John’s on February 23 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., also at the College of the North Atlantic, 1 Prince Philip Drive.

Public consultation sessions in Happy Valley-Goose Bay have been postponed until a later date which will be announced once finalized.

For more information about the public consultations, visit

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Media contact:

Ryan Crocker
Media Relations Manager
Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 725-9595

2017 02 23                              11:25 a.m.