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Wed Jan 3 5:51 pm  #1


Any layoffs of note in local radio?

Now that the minimum wage has been forcibly increased by the State? Just curious...and not hunting for talk topics.

 

Wed Jan 3 6:37 pm  #2


Re: Any layoffs of note in local radio?

Don't be silly. Canadian radio has never paid enough for most to make minimum wage!

 

Wed Jan 3 7:54 pm  #3


Re: Any layoffs of note in local radio?

Chrisphen wrote:

Now that the minimum wage has been forcibly increased by the State? Just curious...and not hunting for talk topics.

Why would it? Worst case is reduction of hours for part-time promo folks, which itself is unlikely.
 

 

Wed Jan 3 8:15 pm  #4


Re: Any layoffs of note in local radio?

Don wrote:

Why would it? 
 

I don't know. I'm not the girl in the finance cubicle. That's why I'm asking.

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Wed Jan 3 8:59 pm  #5


Re: Any layoffs of note in local radio?

Part-timers making minimum wage are an incredibly small portion of radio's labour costs....this increase is absolutely nothing compared to other top-line challenges.

And spare me the Just Asking Questions bit -- "Forcibly increased by the state" makes it clear what you're fishing for.

Last edited by Don (Wed Jan 3 9:02 pm)

 

Wed Jan 3 10:28 pm  #6


Re: Any layoffs of note in local radio?

Chrisphen wrote:

the girl in the finance cubicle.

Wow! Enlightened, are you? 🤯🤭

 

Thu Jan 4 9:06 am  #7


Re: Any layoffs of note in local radio?

Students will now be paid $13.15/hr...(Up from $10.90) but at that age aren't they interns anyway?