New Brunswick to Increase the Minimum Wage April 1

Written by on February 9, 2016 in Employment Law Blog
New Brunswick

Effective April 1, 2016, the New Brunswick government will increase its minimum wage from $10.30 per hour to $10.65 per hour.

New legislation, the Regulatory Accountability and Reporting Act, reflects an agreement by the three Maritime Provinces to align their respective minimum wage increases.

“By working together as a Maritime region, we can create jobs and deliver better services,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “Aligning the timing of the minimum wage increases will reduce costs for businesses operating in more than one province by minimizing the number of times they have to make administrative changes.”

For more information, visit New Brunswick’s Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour department.

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