The province wants your input on its decision to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Today, MPPs will be starting a two-week consultation on the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act and will be travelling to 10 communities in the province to engage with residents and business owners about what they think about the minimum wage increase.
Through a broad, inclusive consultation process, Ontario wants to ensure the proposed changes give all workers the opportunity to succeed, according to the province.
In May, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that the minimum wage would be increasing from $11.40 to $15.
She said the government would be moving ahead with a landmark package measures including:
MPPs will hold consultation sessions in Kingston, Ottawa, North Bay, and Thunder Bay. Next week they will travel to Hamilton, London, Kitchener, Niagara Falls, and end in Toronto on July 21, 2017. All the dates and locations of the committee hearings are available on the Ontario Legislature website.