Current And Forthcoming Minimum Hourly Wage Rates For Young Workers And Specific Occupations

JurisdictionEffective DateWage Rate
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Alberta 26-Jun-2019 $13.00 Students under 18 employed up to 28 hours in a week, or during a school holiday
Alberta 26-Jun-2019 $598.00 Per week. For salespersons (including land agents and certain professionals).
Alberta 26-Jun-2019 $2,848.00 Per month. For domestic employees residing primarily in the employer's home.
British Columbia 01-Jan-2019 Farm workers employed on a piece rate basis and who hand harvest selected fruits, vegetables, berry crops, or daffodils. For instance, the rate for strawberries is $0.424 per pound and $0.201 per pound for brussels sprouts. The rates are based on gross volume or weight. The rate is $0.169 for a bunch of daffodils.
British Columbia 01-Jun-2022 $15.65 For liquor servers.
British Columbia 01-Jun-2022 $116.68 Per day. For live-in home support workers.
British Columbia 01-Jun-2022 $125.06 Per day. For live-in camp leaders.
British Columbia 01-Jun-2022 $3,194.43 Per month. For resident caretakers of a building of 61 or more residential suites. For an apartment building containing 9 to 60 residential suites the rate is $937.82 plus $37.58 per suite.
Manitoba 01-Oct-2021 $12.50 For licensed security guards.
New Brunswick 01-Apr-2019 Different minimum wage rates are set for employees engaged in government construction work (buildings, roads and bridges). Rates are based on occupational classification. For example, general labourers are entitled to $12.63 per hour.
New Brunswick 01-Apr-2019 $506.00 Per week. For those employees whose hours of work per week are unverifiable and who are not strictly employed on a commission basis.
New Brunswick 01-Apr-2022 $12.75 For counsellor and program staff who are employed at a residential summer camp by an employer that has notified the Director of employment standards in writing that it is a charitable organization or a not-for-profit organization.
Nova Scotia 01-Apr-2022 Logging and Forestry Operation - Time Workers ($13.35 per hour) and Other Workers ($2,625.00 per month)
Nova Scotia 01-Apr-2022 $13.35 For employees employed in construction, property maintenance work and related activities.
Ontario 01-Jan-2022 Hunting, fishing and wilderness guides minimum wage. $75.00 - Rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day. $150.05 - Rate for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive.
Ontario 01-Jan-2022 $14.10 Student minimum wage. This rate applies to students under the age of 18 who work 28 hours a week or less when school is in session or work during a school break or summer holidays.
Ontario 01-Jan-2022 $16.50 Homeworkers wage. Homeworkers are employees who do paid work in their own homes. For example, they may sew clothes for a clothing manufacturer, answer telephone calls for a call centre, or write software for a high-tech company. Note that students of any age (including students under the age of 18 years) who are employed as homeworkers must be paid the homeworker’s minimum wage. Homeworkers are employees who do paid work in their own homes. For example, they may sew clothes for a clothing manufacturer, answer telephone calls for a call centre, or write software for a high-tech company. Note that students of any age (including students under the age of 18 years) who are employed as homeworkers must be paid the homeworker’s minimum wage.
Ontario 01-Oct-2022 Hunting, fishing and wilderness guides minimum wage. $77.60 - Rate for working less than five consecutive hours in a day. $155.25 - Rate for working five or more hours in a day whether or not the hours are consecutive.
Ontario 01-Oct-2022 $14.60 Student minimum wage. This rate applies to students under the age of 18 who work 28 hours a week or less when school is in session or work during a school break or summer holidays.
Ontario 01-Oct-2022 $17.05 Homeworkers wage. Homeworkers are employees who do paid work in their own homes. For example, they may sew clothes for a clothing manufacturer, answer telephone calls for a call centre, or write software for a high-tech company. Note that students of any age (including students under the age of 18 years) who are employed as homeworkers must be paid the homeworker’s minimum wage. Homeworkers are employees who do paid work in their own homes. For example, they may sew clothes for a clothing manufacturer, answer telephone calls for a call centre, or write software for a high-tech company. Note that students of any age (including students under the age of 18 years) who are employed as homeworkers must be paid the homeworker’s minimum wage.
Quebec 01-May-2022 For employees assigned mainly to non-mechanized operations relating to the picking of raspberries or strawberries. The rates are established on the basis of yield ($1.13 per kilogram of strawberries, $4.23 per kilogram of raspberries)
Quebec 01-May-2022 $11.40 For employees who usually receive gratuities.
Yukon 01-Apr-2022 Fair Wage Schedule provides specific minimum wages (by category, class and job title) that must be paid to employees working on Government of Yukon tendered construction projects. For example, the hourly rate for a labourer (i.e. asphalt raker) is $26.28.
Note: Unless specified otherwise, minimum wage rates for young workers are the same as for adult workers
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