Changes to Minimum Wage (April 1/12)

Effective April 1, 2012, the hourly minimum wage for Nova Scotia changes as follows:

Experienced Employee:

  • Previous Rate: $10.00
  • New Rate: $10.15

Inexperienced Employee:

  • Previous Rate: $9.50
  • New Rate: $9.65

The Minimum Wage Order of Nova Scotia can be found on the HR website.

Any rates of pay on the Banner system, which are less than the new rates, will be automatically adjusted on April 1.

Please ensure that any new employee receives at least the minimum wage and also ensure that the appropriate rates are shown on any time sheets submitted to Payroll and Information Services.

Thank you for your attention to this. If you have any additional questions, please email

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