Manitoba Minimum Wage

October 1 2019 - The minimum wage increase by 30 cents to $11.65 on October 1 2019.

According to Blaine Pedersen, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister:

"We continue to provide predictable and sustainable increases to Manitoba’s minimum wage, which achieves the right balance benefitting both employees and employers.

"Regular minimum wage increases improve wages for working Manitobans and provide predictability for small and medium-sized businesses that is consistent with Manitoba’s Consumer Price Index."

The increase was based on Manitoba’s 2018 inflation rate of 2.5 per cent, rounded up to the nearest five cents.

Pedersen had said earlier in the year:

"We are providing predictable and sustainable increases to Manitoba's minimum wage, which achieves the right balance benefitting both employees and employers.

"Based on Manitoba’s Consumer Price Index for 2018, the minimum wage increase will help our economy continue to attract new investment and participation in the workforce."

See the employment standards information on the government website at https://www.gov.mb.ca/labour for more information.