Minimum Wage FAQ

Minimum Wage : NS Labour and Advanced Education, Employment Rights

On April 1, 2014, the Minimum Wage rate increased from $10.30 per hour to $10.40 per hour. The inexperienced rate increased from $9.80 per hour to $9.90 per hour.

Employees can be paid the inexperienced rate only if they have worked for the employer for less than three months and have less than three months total experience with the kind of work they have been hired to do.

Click on this link to see the public notice of adjustments to the minimum wage. It is also published in the month of January in the Royal Gazette Part I.


See Also

Minimum Wage for detail on the Minimum Wage Order (General)


I have other questions

If you have any questions, please contact Labour Standards.




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