Campaign: Jobs & Economy

Raise the Minimum Wage

The minimum wage should be raised to $12 and then tied to inflation and cost of living indexes.

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Campaign: Jobs & Economy

Management cannot take tips

Make it illegal for management to take tips from wait staff or anyone else that receives a tip. One excuse for taking tips that is often made by management is that the tips are taken to be shared with the other staff. This is not acceptable as it can lead to abuses in which management takes a slice (or all) of the tip.

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Campaign: Jobs & Economy

RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE TO $14 PER HOUR

Ontario's minimum wage which has been frozen for years at $10.25 per hour, urgently needs to be increased to $14 per hour. This issue resonates everywhere we go. You cannot survive on $10.25 when all the other costs of living have been going up. The minimum wage needs to also go up. The minimum wage should be raised to $14 and then tied to inflation and cost of living indexes. According to Statistics Canada, more than ...more »

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Campaign: Fair & Just Society

dining tax on low cost meals

For years now a meal costing less than $4.00 at a restaurant has been subject to only a 6% tax. [Correction, it is 5%, and is GST] The idea behind this is to help lower income people who might occasionally be able to dine out, maybe some fast food places. And for years there were meals at many of these places which came in under the $4.00 mark. So a meal at $3.99 would be taxed 24 cents, [Oops, 20 cets] while a meal ...more »

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Campaign: Jobs & Economy

Raise Minimum Wage to $14/hr

No one should work to live in poverty. $14/hr is the minimum required for a single person working full time to reach the poverty level.

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Raise the Minimum Wage

Raise the Minimum Wage The Ontario Liberal Party should actively campaign for, and seek to legislate, the elimination of distinctions in the minimum wage law based on age or occupation. It should also actively campaign for, and seek to legislate an increase in the minimum wage to a living wage of $14/hour in Ontario, and include a permanent, annual cost of living adjustment for it to keep pace with inflation. The ...more »

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Better idea than rasing the MIN WAGE !

If the min wage goes up , so does prices that hurt the poor or aged . As well profit take goes up. SO ,lets insist that more of that HUGE profit take go back to workers getting them OFF of costly needs rolls . I am tired of paying for Profit take needlessly !

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