$15 minimum wage

SFL continues calls for $15/hour minimum wage in Saskatchewan

Jul 2, 2021 | 4:49am

The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour is renewing their calls for the province to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. This comes after the Canadian government announced federally-regulated employees are now eligible for a $15 an hour minimum wage. SFL spokesperson Eric Bell says it’s about time. “The federal government has been talking about […]

Meili doubles down on minimum wage promise

Oct 11, 2020 | 11:34am

NDP Leader Ryan Meili reiterated his promise Sunday, for a $15 minimum wage if he’s elected Premier. Meili says the most recent increase is a slap in the face for families in the province. “Scott Moe says he’s satisfied, but he’s left working families with less money to spend in local businesses. That’s not right. […]

CFIB suggests higher minimum wage in Sask. would be harmful

Aug 5, 2019 | 12:00pm

A 15 dollar an hour minimum wage may not be the best idea according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses. The provincial NDP has said it will advocate for a higher minimum wage in the province if elected in the next election. However CFIB suggested that would be a 36 per cent wage increase […]