P.E.I. minimum wage increase still not enough

PEI raised its minimum wage from $7.75 to $8.00 but advocates and poverty organizations say that it is still not enough for the basic necessities. A Statistics Canada report says average weekly wages on PEI total only $644.32, well behind the national average of $791.48.

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"Federation of labour demands action on P.E.I.'s low wage rates" - National Union of Public and General Employees.