Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Wages Below Survival Rates

 Wages Well Below Survival Rates in Ontario.

The Ontario government has raised the minimum wage to $15 bucks an hour. Some may be able to squeak by in the sticks, but in a city like Toronto, it’s impossible. The Ontario Living Wage Network estimates it takes an hourly wage of $22.50 to merely survive. It allows rent for a one-bedroom apartment, $4,000 a year on food, plus $1,000 for internet and clothing and $3,000 a year on child care. For the working class it never gets easier.

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