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Minimum Wage


Minimum Wage

What is the minimum wage in Saskatchewan?

Minimum wage in Saskatchewan is $9.25 per hour as of May 1, 2009. Minimum wage will increase to $9.50/hr on September 1, 2011.

Minimum Call-out

Most employees are entitled to at least a minimum payment ("minimum call-out" pay) every time their employer requires them to report for work (other than for overtime), even if it turns out there is no work for them. Minimum call-out pay is $27.75 as of May 1, 2009 and will increase to $28.50 on September 1, 2011. If you do work, you must be paid either the minimum call-out pay or your regular wages for the time worked, whichever is greater.
Minimum Call-out does not apply to:

  • a school student in regular attendance during the school term
  • a janitor
  • a caretaker
  • a building cleaner
  • a noon-hour supervisor employed by a board of education as defined in The Education Act, 1995 or by a conseil scolaire as defined in that Act
  • a person employed to operate a vehicle that is:
    • registered pursuant to The Vehicle Administration Act
    • used as a school bus for the transportation of students to and from a school as defined in The Education Act, 1995.

Which legislation determines the minimum wage?

The Saskatchewan Labour Standards Act.

How do I make a complaint about my work situation?

Learn more about making a complaint in your jurisdiction

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