Source: Le Devoir | Éric Desrosiers
In Quebec, the unemployment rate increased by 0.3 percentage points in May, reaching 4.2%.
The rise in wages is getting closer and closer to that of the cost of living.
Constantly accelerating for several months, the increase in the average hourly wage rose from 5.7% to 6.9% over one year last month in Quebec, Statistics Canada reported on Friday, revealing the results of its most recent Labor Force Survey.
Wage growth remains less marked across Canada, but still strengthened last month with an increase from 3.3% to 3.9%.
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