Business owners unable to afford wage increases are now taking on more work shifts themselves to keep their businesses operating.  A combination of mandatory minimum wage increases in B.C., Alberta, and Ontario and increasing lease rates for space are hampering the ability of smaller businesses to grow to the next stage.
Instead of planning and building for the future, business owners are back on the floor serving customers. Unable to cover the increased cost of wages, small retail store owners have cut hiring and are working more shifts themselves. Click for more…