Information for Employees

Minimum wage is the lowest amount employers can pay their employees by law. The hourly minimum wage is the same for adults and young people. Some professions have a separate minimum wage, such as farm workers, live-in home support workers, liquor servers, resident caretakers, and live-in camp leaders.

What if I don’t get a raise when I’m supposed to?

Employers are required by law to increase wages by the dates set out in the timeline above. If you have concerns about your wage, the first step is to speak to your employer. If you still have questions, visit the Employment Standards Branch for more information.