The Government of Alberta promised to implement a fair minimum wage of $15 per hour by 2018. As a first step, Alberta’s general minimum wage will increase as indicated below, effective October 1, 2015:
- an hourly minimum wage of $11.20 for most employees
- an hourly minimum wage of $10.70 for employees serving liquor as part of their regular job (note the liquor server rate will be eliminated in 2016)
- a weekly minimum wage of $446 for many salespersons, including land agents and certain professionals
- a monthly minimum wage of $2,127 for domestic employees.