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Minimum wage increases come into effect tomorrow

The first step in the provincial government’s plan to raise the minimum in Alberta to $15 an hour will go into effect as of tomorrow.

The general minimum wage is going up a dollar from $10.20 to $11.20 an hour. The minimum wage for liquor servers is to be eliminated as of next year but in the meantime those wages will be going up from $9.20 to $10.70 an hour. The minimum weekly wage is also going up by $40 to from $406 to $446.

Roughly 38,000 people in Alberta currently make the minimum wage while 370,000 people are working more than 44 hours a week and making less than $15 an hour.

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