Minimum wage workers in Manitoba are getting a pay raise effective today, October 1.
People making minimum wage throughout the province will now be making $15.30 per hour.
This is the final increase in a series of minimum wage increases that took place over the last year.
On October 1 of 2022, the provinces hourly minimum wage increased from $11.95 to $13.50
On April 1 of 2023, the minimum wage was raised from $13.50 to $14.15.
And now on October 1 of 2023, the minimum wage was raised from $14.15 to $15.30
This series of raises was first planned in the spring of 2022, in recognition of exceptionally high inflation, the Manitoba government passed amendments to the Employment Standards Code to increase the minimum wage above the rate of inflation.
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