President Les Doiron has announced that Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ – Ucluelet First Nation has become the second First Nation in Canada to implement a living wage policy. Beginning June 1, 2017, the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ government employees are paid the current living wage rate for Ucluelet, which is $20.11/hour.
There are currently more than 80 Living Wage Employers across BC. The Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ government joins Vancouver, Huu-ay-aht First Nation, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Parksville, New Westminster and Quesnel as one of the eight local governments with a living wage policy.
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