The Liberal PR folks found a small business in Windsor which LOVES it!
June 16, 2017 by canadiancontractor
Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne has announced her government’s plans to raise the province’s minimum wage to $15 from its current $11.40, within 18 months.
Labour minister Kevin Flynn was in Windsor, yesterday, promoting the policy at a small, family-owned sign manufacturing company called Oliver Signs.
Third generation co-owner Chris Oliver applauded the 32 per cent hike in payroll to any minimum wage employees the business has. (We don’t know if they have any.) “It only makes sense that, if you work full-time, you earn a liveable wage,” Oliver told the Windsor Star.
We are not sure how difficult it was for the Liberal PR folks to find a small business which loves this news.
Here is a comment from a contractor that, we think, is typical of many of our readers…
And now Ontario wants to raise the minimum wage… Contractors will have to charge more for their work to be paid for by the people that just got a wage increase… so they will go to the black market… which means less tax money…