(Aug. 10/17) The Ontario government has finally admitted the dramatic increase in the minimum wage will hurt jobs and businesses. Premier Kathleen Wynne has promised to look at ways to lessen the impact of this policy. Read the story in the Toronto Star, where Restaurants Canada also explains the impact of a sharp wage hike on our industry.
What we’re doing about it
Restaurants Canada has repeatedly told the government why a dramatic increase over a short period is problematic for businesses.
Read our Aug. 3 letter to Premier Wynne
See our July 20 submission to the government, which includes your comments.
View our July 20 presentation to the minimum wage public hearings committee (VIDEO)
Members: We’re planning a political action forum on minimum wage
We’ll be rallying members together to speak out on Sept. 6 in Toronto. Watch for details and keep the date free!
Questions? Contact Restaurants Canada’s James Rilett.