Time to Raise Minimum Wage

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Time to Raise Minimum Wage

  1. 1. 1kg Ground Beef 3 TTC Tokens 4 Packs Bread Rent Phone Bills
  2. 2. Raising Ontario’s Minimum Wage Presented by Stephanie Zeng
  3. 3. ONTARIO’S MINIMUM WAGE SHOULD BE RAISED • The current minimum wage is not updated to reflect inflation. • The current minimum wage is leaving many Ontario workers working in poverty.
  4. 4. • Minimum Wage: $10.25 (3 yr) • Cost of Living: + 7.6% Resource: Statistic Canada SOARING PRICES VS FROZEN MINIMUM WAGE
  5. 5. SOARING PRICES VS FROZEN MINIMUM WAGE Resource: Statistic Canada
  6. 6. Rob Ellis is a 35 year old father of two. Rod works for a factory that makes medical tubes. He is one of many minimum wage workers. Interview: Life on Minimum Wage - youtu.be/v9wDVJtwUT8
  7. 7. THE WORKING POORS? • $10.25 * 35hr *52wk = $18,655 • Low Income Measure = $23,105 GAP = $4,450
  8. 8. IN CONCLUSION… • The current minimum wage is not updated to reflect inflation. • The current minimum wage is leaving many Ontario workers working in poverty.

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