The Tyee took a look at some arguments against the wage and spoke to labour experts to get their take.

  • Argument 1: Minimum wage earners are already paid what they’re worth
  • Argument 2: Prices will rise
  • Argument 3: Small business will be hurt
  • Argument 4: Jobs will be lost
  • Argument 5: The increase will fuel inflation, erasing the benefit for workers