Public pressure for pay hikes heats up

Does a higher minimum wage really help workers or does it lead to lost jobs?
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/01/2015

There are plenty of factors for employers to consider when setting wages — attracting top talent, profitability and retention perhaps chief among them.

But another consideration has emerged in recent years: Public pressure for corporations, particularly those in the services sector, to pay higher wages.