Newfoundland and Labrador minimum wage to increase on April 1, 2021March 4, 2021
On April 1, 2021, the base wage will increase by $0.35 to $12.50.
In early 2020, the government announced four special increases, over a two year period, to the province’s base wage. The arranged increase for April 1, 2021 was scheduled to be relative to the change in the consumer price index plus $0.25.
On October 1, 2021, the final of the four special increases will come into effect. The October 1 increase will be $0.25. Following the October increase, the government will return to adjusting its base wage on April 1 of each year, based on the change to the consumer price index.
See the press release and RCC’s Minimum Wage by Province chart.
For questions or more information contact
Director, Government Relations (Atlantic)