Remote work has been on the rise over the last 15 years, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has provided the work-from-home option with a further boost.
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While rumours of a $15 minimum wage have been swirling around since the past month, the announcement comes as part of the Ontario Liberal’s bigger campaign to protect vulnerable workers. The announcement also confirmed the rumours that annual vacation pay will be rising from two weeks to three weeks for employees that have worked at their jobs for at least five years.
On January 30, 2014, the Ontario government announced that the minimum wage will increase from $10.25 to $11 per hour, effective June 1, 2014.