minimum wage in ontario

Ontario's minimum wage just increased but that doesn't mean it's now the highest hourly pay rate in all of Canada because some provinces and territories still beat it.

Effective as of October 1, 2022, the minimum wage in Ontario has been boosted and the increase is related to the province's Consumer Price Index for 2022.

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The Ontario government is looking to bump up the minimum wage rate to $15.50 an hour.

In an announcement on April 5, the Ford government revealed its plans to boost the general rate up by 50 cents in the fall, starting on October 1, 2022 — not long after the provincial election in June. This follows the recent increase in January, which saw the general minimum wage go up to $15 per hour.

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Calling all ride-sharing drivers and more! The Ontario government has just announced that it will be introducing a minimum wage for app-based gig workers.

In a press conference on Monday, Premier Doug Ford announced that if the Working for Workers Act, 2022, is passed it will guarantee that anyone working in the gig economy will make at least $15 an hour.

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