Wage Hike For Students

Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 07:11 AM

The student minimum wage increases Monday.

It goes from $11.40 an hour to $13.15 for those under 18 and their weekly hours do not exceed 28.

Students working for the town of Fort Frances will earn slightly more.

It's adjusted its student wages, which traditionally have been 50 cents to $3.90 an hour higher than the provincial one, depending on the position.

The new wage rates range from $13.40 an hour for student arena attendants to $16.80 for senior lifeguards at the pool.