May 15th, 2018 by

Labourers earning $16 an hour

The latest statistics show that the average wage in the Hastings-Quinte area is in the $14 range.

Employment Connection of the Hastings County Community and Human Services department filled 77 jobs, with people on benefits, in the month of March.

Their average wage was $14.94 an hour.

Thirty-one percent of them earned more than $16 an hour in general labour jobs.