The cost of labour.

Fall 2008 CSANews Issue 68  |  Posted date : Sep 19, 2008.Back to list


The cost of labour in the "Snowbird States":


State                Minimum Wage

Florida            $6.79
Arizona            $6.90
California            $8.00
Nevada            $6.85
Texas                 $7.25

U.S. federal minimum wage is $6.55.

Federal law requires employers to pay either the federal minimum wage or the state minimum wage, whichever is higher.  These wages do not include gratuities for services (i.e. chambermaids, waiters/waitresses).
Source: U.S. Department of Labor

Canada’s Minimum Wage by Province

BC             $8.00
Alberta         $8.40
Saskatchewan     $8.60
Manitoba         $8.50
Ontario         $8.75
Quebec         $8.50
New Brunswick     $7.75
Nova Scotia         $8.10
PEI             $7.75
Newfoundland     $8.00
NWT             $8.25
Nunavut         $8.50
Yukon         $8.58

Source: Government of Canada