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You Will Now Be Paid More Money To Work In Quebec

Something to smile about.
You Will Now Be Paid More Money To Work In Quebec

Minimum wage workers in Quebec are about to get a nice little present to start the new year off.

The government of Quebec is officially raising the minimum wage across the province by 0.50¢.

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Right now the minimum wage is $10.75 an hour, but starting May 1, it will go up 10 $11.25.

It might not sound like much, but 50¢ is still $20 more a week if you're working 40 hours a week. That adds up to about $1,040 a year before taxes. Not too bad when you think about it. Especially considering last time it went up by only 20¢

The announcement was made this morning at the national assembly by the employment minister.

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