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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

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