News Topics: Living Wage


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Bad job story? Let’s talk. BC Employment Standards Coalition February Workers Forums

The BC Employment Standards Coalition has scheduled another series of Workers Story Forums around Metro Vancouver: Wednesday, Feb. 15 – Surrey Recreation Centre/Arena (across from Surrey Central Skytrain Station), 12-7 pm Wednesday, Feb. 22 – New Westminster, Douglas College Student Union, 12-7 pm Thursday, Feb. 23 – Vancouver Community College MORE


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Employment Standards Workers Story Forums continue – Next up: Victoria, Jan. 11

The Employment Standards Coalition is collaborating with the Retail Action Network in Victoria to hold a workers story forum in Victoria on Wednesday, January 11, 12 noon to 9 pm at the Victoria Events Centre. Find more info and share with your networks: https://www.facebook.com/events/232276913876785/ The coalition is planning more workers MORE


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2016 BC Child Poverty Report Card release: Where’s the accountability for children growing up in poverty in BC?

Data in the 2016 BC Child Poverty Report Card, released November 24, 2016, by First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition, highlights how growing income inequality among BC families has one in five of our children living in poverty, and how our failure to properly support youth as they MORE


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Port Coquitlam adopts living wage policy

On April 12, Port Coquitlam city council voted unanimously to adopt the living wage. This means that all city employees will make the current living wage as calculated by the Living Wage for Families Campaign and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office. Thanks to everyone who signed MORE