Ontario to announce tax exemption for low income workers in fall fiscal update: sources
Workers earning less than $30,000 will no longer have to pay provincial income tax starting next year.
Premier Doug Ford vows to scrap key Liberal labour reform legislation
Bill 148 mandates equal pay for part-time and temporary workers doing the same job as full-time employees and increases vacation entitlements.
Ontario government to halt minimum wage hike set to kick in next year
Minimum wage will remain at $14 an hour rather than rising to $15 as planned by the previous Liberal government.
On Labour Day, two Quebec parties promise $15 dollar minimum wage
Parti Quebecois and Quebec solidaire compete for votes with a raise from the current $12.
Busting the minimum wage myth
Studies show raising it actually eliminates employment opportunities.
Ontario Liberals, PCs both wrong on minimum wage policy
A better plan would be a work-based subsidy that provides a cash transfer
Ontario marijuana producers hit by minimum pay rate hike
Aphria says the 21% jump from $11.60 to $14 per hour adds another $600,000 to its annual wage costs.
Ontario stepping up enforcement to protect worker rights
Government is making sure new worker rights under its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs are followed.
Who’s the bully when it comes to minimum wage hikes?
Government generally has little or no understanding of how small businesses operate.
Rising minimum wages could speed up automation, not relocations: labour leaders
Union leaders argue higher wages will ultimately help businesses as low income earners increase spending.
Ontario reforms labour laws, boosts minimum wage to $15 in 2019
Businesses say the increase is too fast and will lead to job losses, but reform poplar with labour.
Fight for $15 minimum wage has businesses, economists question economic impact
Research suggests mass layoffs and other detrimental effects could be part of the fallout.
Small business tax cut never promised to offset minimum wage hike: Wynne
Says the government will have to assess the impact of the wage increase as it continues to roll out.
Ontario offers small businesses relief to ease higher minimum wage
Corporate tax rate for small businesses will fall fa percentage point to 3.5%, plus other inducements.
Business coalition urges spanning minimum wage hike over five years
TD reports says $15 minimum wage could cost Ontario up to 90,000 jobs.