Note to many employers in Quebec:

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, the minimum wage is increasing.

The minimum wage is going up to $10.15 an hour – an increase of $0.25. The minimum wage of employees receiving tips will go up to $8.75 an hour – an increase of $0.20.

A chart on the Commission des normes du travail‘s website shows us the evolution of minimum wage in Quebec over the past 25 years. Note that Quebec will now be among the great majority of provinces and territories that have surpassed the $10 minimum wage rate. Only Alberta lags behind at $9.75.