June 18, 2014 12:56 pm

Manitoba’s minimum wage set to hit $10.70 an hour on Oct. 1

Minimum wage in Manitoba will rise to $10.70 an hour on Oct. 1.

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WINNIPEG – Minimum wage in Manitoba will increase to $10.70 an hour effective Oct. 1, the province announced Wednesday.

“We have increased the minimum wage every year since 2000,” Labour Minister Erna Braun said in a news release.

The change increases minimum wage another 25 cents per hour and makes Manitoba’s minimum wage the fourth highest in the country.

Minimum wage since 2000:

  • April 1, 2001 – $6.25
  • April 1, 2002 – $6.50
  • April 1, 2003 – $6.75
  • April 1, 2004 – $7
  • April 1, 2005 – $7.25
  • April 1, 2006 – $7.60
  • April 1, 2007 – $8
  • April 1, 2008 – $8.50
  • May 1, 2009 – $8.75
  • Oct. 1, 2009 – $9
  • Oct. 1, 2010 – $9.50
  • Oct. 1, 2011 – $10
  • Oct. 1, 2012 – $10.25
  • Oct. 1, 2013 – $10.45
  • Oct. 1, 2014 – $10.70

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