Changes to minimum wage in NB, NS considers change

NB wage goes to $7, NS considers increase to $7.60

New Brunswick Minimum Wage Going Up

Effective January 5, 2007, the minimum wage rate increased from $6.70 per hour to $7. The rate will go up again on July 1, 2007, to $7.25.

Nova Scotia Committee Recommends Raising Minimum Wage

The province’s Minimum Wage Review Committee is recommending that the government raise the minimum wage from $7.15 per hour to $7.60, effective April 1, 2006.

The committee reviews the minimum wage each year. The minister of Environment and Labour has until early March to decide whether or not to implement the recommendation.

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