Strawberry and raspberry pickers will earn minimum wage
The locally-grown and much-loved strawberry is finally available on the market. As it stands, strawberry and raspberry pickers are paid based on the amount of berries they pick during a day. Beginning next summer, that will change. Strawberry and raspberry growers will be required by law to pay the minimum wage. The industry is already lobbying against that decision. Caroline Thibault is the executive director of Quebec's strawberry and raspberry producers association, and she tells us why.
Download Flash Player to view this content.