Ontario's inequality situation is "dramatically worse" than Canada's as a whole.
There is a lot at stake for women – and gender equity – in the movement to end precarious employment.
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Businesses are strongly opposed to the increase, particularly the quick pace of it.
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Ontario has decided to increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019. It will become the second province after Alberta to move towards a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The implementation of a higher minimum wage is expected to affect workers and businesses differently.
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Some businesses are feeling sticker shock.
Minimum wage isn't keeping up with the rising cost of living, many argue.
Businesses argue a higher minimum wage will lead to job losses.
By October it will have the highest minimum wage amongst all provinces.
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Business leaders are none too happy.
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Manufacturing's decline has taken a toll.
Deal between legislators, unions, could give California the U.S.'s highest minimum wage.
The federation is offering to set up roundtables so the government can hear directly from small businesses.
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