Brad Olsen: The effects of a minimum wage increase

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 4 Apr 2021, 6:18PM
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Brad Olsen: The effects of a minimum wage increase

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 4 Apr 2021, 6:18PM

The minimum wage and benefit levels get a boost today, as part of a package of changes coming into effect from April 1.

Those on the minimum wage get a pay bump to $20 an hour - an increase many employers say is too much and badly timed.

Economist Brad Olsen joins The Weekend Collective to explain what the increase will mean for businesses and employees.

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