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Table 7 Most minimum-wage jobs are short term, in both large and small firms, and rarely unionized

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  Total employees Minimum wage
Total Incidence
'000 '000 %
Job tenure 14,496.2 751.4 5.2
1 to 3 months 1,140.9 154.7 13.6
4 to 6 months 978.4 116.5 11.9
7 to 12 months 1,351.1 138.9 10.3
13 to 60 months 4,639.9 250.3 5.4
61 months or more 6,385.9 91.1 1.4
Firm size 14,496.2 751.4 5.2
Less than 20 employees 2,806.9 243.2 8.7
20 to 99 employees 2,321.1 116.3 5.0
100 to 500 employees 2,061.1 77.2 3.7
More than 500 employees 7,307.0 314.8 4.3
Union membership 14,496.2 751.4 5.2
Union member or covered by collective agreement 4,527.0 69.1 1.5
Non-member and not covered by collective agreement 9,969.2 682.3 6.8
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2008.