On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, Alberta’s general minimum wage will be increased from $11.20/hour to $12.20/hour. The increase in minimum wage is part of the Government of Alberta’s goal to raise the minimum wage to $15.00/hour by 2018.
Upcoming changes to minimum wage 2016-2018
|Type of employee||October 1, 2016||October 1, 2017||October 1, 2018|
|Most employees – General minimum wage||$12.20/hour||$13.60/hour||$15/hour|
|Liquor servers (as of Oct. 1, 2016 the liquor server rate was eliminated)||$12.20/hour||$13.60/hour||$15/hour|
(including land agents and certain professionals)
(living in their employer’s home)
For more information, please visit the Government of Alberta website: https://work.alberta.ca/employment-standards/minimum-wage.html