Jason Kenney says he would reduce youth minimal wage to spur job creation


EDMONTON—Alberta Opposition Chief Jason Kenney says a authorities led by him after a spring election would reduce the minimal wage for younger staff to create extra jobs.

Kenney says the United Conservatives would roll again Alberta’s $15-an-hour minimal wage to $13 an hour for these 17 or youthful.

He says the present $15 across-the-board wage is curbing hiring.

Kenney says his authorities additionally would appoint a panel to discover returning to a wage differential for alcohol servers, who can earn loads in ideas however want extra hours to make that occur.

The adjustments are amongst plenty of labour proposals introduced by Kenney in the present day.

He says a UCP authorities would additionally make adjustments to union guidelines, together with restoring a compulsory secret poll for union certification votes.