Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
February 15, 2019

Provincial Government Announces Increase to Minimum Wage

The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced the minimum wage rate as of April 1, 2019, will be $11.40 and the minimum overtime wage rate will be $17.10.

This is the second annual increase based on the percentage change in the National Consumer Price Index, since introducing a formula-based approach.

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“Our government committed to ensuring annual increases for minimum wage earners in this province and we have again delivered on that promise. We will continue to monitor and review our labour standards legislation to ensure it remains relevant, responsive, and comparable to jurisdictions across the country.”
Honourable Bernard Davis
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

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Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
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2019 02 15                              3:30 p.m.