Increase in British Columbia’s Minimum Wage

Did you know the minimum wage in BC is increasing effective September 15, 2015? General minimum wage will increase from $10.25 per hour to $ 10.45 per hour; and for liquor servers the increase is from $ 9.00 to $ 9.20 per hour. Minimum wage for live-in home support workers, resident caretakers, etc. also increases, and a full listing of the new rates can be found at this link https://www.labour.gov.bc.ca/esb/facshts/min-wage.htm If you have questions on what this means for your business, please contact your accounting professional at The Coast Group Chartered Professional Accountants.