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Minimum wage jump to $15 per hour will provide job stability, says Alberta labour minister

September 11, 2018
Edmonton Journal - Clare Clancy

The province’s phased-in minimum wage hike will hit $15 per hour next month, spurring Alberta’s labour minister to shop the change around local businesses Monday.

“We know what this policy does,” said Labour Minister Christina Gray at a news conference held at a board game cafe. “Increasing the minimum wage puts more money in the pockets of families, women (and) working people who are trying to survive in our province.”

The minimum wage was $10.20 per hour in 2015. Since then, the NDP has phased in increases that reached $13.60 last year.

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