Nova Scotia Minimum Wage Increase

The minimum wage in Nova Scotia will increase to $10.30 per hour on April 1, 2013.  The minimum wage for inexperienced workers will increase to $9.80 per hour. The increase to $10.30 is based on the 2012 national Consumer Price Index.  For details about how the minimum wage is set, please see the Minimum Wage Orders, which can be found here.