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Fact Sheet

Highlights of what’s new in 2010

  • On January 1, 2010 the final stage of the three-stage improvement to Manitoba's construction industry wage rates took effect.
  • Manitoba introduced Organ Donor Leave on June 18th, 2010. Manitoba currently has seven unpaid leave options for employees.
  • As of June 28th, 2010 a principal's signature on a Child Employment Permit application is no longer required.
  • Manitoba's minimum wage is currently $9.00 per hour. On October 1, 2010 the minimum wage will increase to $9.50 per hour.

For more information contact Employment Standards:

Phone: 204-945-3352; or toll free in Canada 1-800-821-4307
Fax: 204-948-3046

This is a general overview and the information used is subject to change. For detailed information, please refer to current legislation including The Employment Standards Code and The Worker Recruitment and Protection Act, or contact Employment Standards to ask for advice.

Date Published: February 24, 2012


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