Minimum Wage Goes Up

On April 1 the minimum wage is up in Newfoundland and Labrador.

As of Sunday the minimum wage is $11.15 per hour. An increase of 15 cents.

The minimum overtime rate has increased to $16.73, 1.5 times the minimum wage rate.

The last minimum wage increase to $11.00 occurred on October 1, 2017. All four Atlantic provinces have now harmonized the date for minimum wage increases to April 1 annually.