WHO IN HAMILTON WILL BENEFIT?
78,000: Hamiltonians getting a raise 45,000: Hamilton women getting a raise
33,000: Hamilton men getting a pay bump
53: Percentage of gainers age 25 and over 12,000: Number of workers getting a raise who are over 55 years old 37,000: Number of workers aged 15-24 getting a raise 11,000: Number of workers getting a bump who have a child under age 18 54: Percentage of part-time workers in Hamilton who will get a raise
Key sectors: Hamiltonians affected by the legislation work primarily in retail (19,000), food services/accommodations (17,000) and cleaning/call centre/security/waste collection (8,000).
62: Percentage of workers getting a raise in the above sectors who work for a company with more than 500 employees SOURCE: CANADIAN CENTRE FOR POLICY ALTERNATIVES, DERIVED FROM STATISTICS CANADA LABOUR FORCE SURVEY FROM JANUARY 2017 TO JUNE 2017