(Aug. 28/13) Alberta’s hourly general minimum wage rises from $9.75 to $9.95 on Sept. 1. The liquor server differential holds steady at $9.05/hour.

This 2.1 per cent increase is based on annual average weekly wage and inflation. This formula, along with the liquor server differential, were recommended by CRFA during the 2011 minimum wage review to ensure reasonable minimum wage increases and recognize the greater earning potential of employees who earn tips.


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