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Minimum wage hike won't kill jobs: CCPA / Brinks workers in Alberta ratify new labour contract
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 11/03/2014

Minimum wage hike won't kill jobs: CCPA

OTTAWA — A hike in minimum wage has no effect on employment levels, a recent study reports.

Released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (an independent non-profit research group) on Oct. 21 and penned by two Unifor economists, the report noted there is no consistent connection between a higher minimum wage and employment levels.