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Wage increase good news for
workers; business owners
feeling pinched

Cape Breton Post, by Staff

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Posted By:John c, 4/2/2013 7:51:31 AM

SYDNEY —(Nova Scotia) Minimum wage earners in Nova Scotia received a raise Monday, the fourth such increase since 2010. The provincial minimum increased Monday by 1.5 per cent to $10.30 an hour, while the wage for someone who has less than three months of experience also increased to $9.80 an hour. Nova Scotia now has the highest minimum wage in Atlantic Canada, and one of the highest in the country, (Snip) “This will hurt a lot of rural businesses,”

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Annual raises, coupled with highest business taxes in the country has left the province with a substantial out-migration and an aging population on welfare.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 4/2/2013 9:25:54 AM     (No. 9255155)

Mandated wage increases are actually very bad for workers - but libtards are too blind (aka mentally ill) to realize that - or even to figure out why.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: InOhio, 4/2/2013 10:11:27 AM     (No. 9255292)

It will be good news for them until the layoffs start.

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