Panel on Minimum Wage Impact

The Homestretch

The UCP government is setting up an expert panel, to study the impact of the minimum wage increase in this province.Under the NDP government, minimum wage went from 10 dollars and 20 cents an hour to 15 dollars an hour within three years giving Albertans the highest minimum wage in the country. Yet, the UCP government says Albertans still struggle to find jobs. The panel includes academics, economists, business owners and servers in the hospitality industry. Trevor Tombe is an economist at the University of Calgary.

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