Changes in weekly earnings in Manitoba lagged behind the national averages in May according to the monthly Statistics Canada report on payroll and earnings.
Average weekly earnings in Manitoba in May were $838.54. Only the three Maritime provinces were lower.
Earnings were up in Manitoba by 0.6 per cent compared to April and up 2.0 per cent compared to May 2012.
Nationally earnings were up 0.9 per cent from April and 2.5 per cent compared to May, 2012.