Changes Resulting from Increase in Minimum Wage Rates

On October 1, 2023, minimum wage rates in Ontario will increase in accordance with the changes in the Employment Standards Act (ESA).

As a result, please note the following specific wage increases which will be implemented in HRIS and attendance systems (i.e. Kronos) effective October 1, 2023:

a. Bargaining unit: USW Local 1998 (Casual) 

Classification Previous Minimum Rate Revised Minimum Rate as of October 1, 2023
USW Casual $15.50 $16.55

b. Work Study Students

Classification Previous Minimum Rate Revised Minimum Rate as of October 1, 2023
Casual Work Study Biweekly $15.90 $16.55
Casual Work Study Monthly $15.90 $16.55

Questions about these changes? 

For questions about work study wage rate, please contact the University Registrar’s Office at workstudy@utoronto.ca.

If you have processing or payroll-related questions, please contact the HRIS Support Team or Central Payroll Services using Get Help on the HR Service Centre.