2 results for tag: living wage employer

City Certified as “Living Wage Employer”

By Steve Gerard February 6, 2020 The City of Kingston reports its recent certification as a Living Wage Employer will help encourage its contractors, partners and community organizations and businesses to also pay a living wage. It was last month that the Ontario Living Wage Network officially certified the City as a Living Wage Employer at the supporter level and the City is now considering options for including living wage criteria in its procurement process. Read More

It’s official: City of Burnaby is a living wage employer

By DUSTIN GODFREY JANUARY 28, 2020 A living wage advocate offered “hearty congratulations” to Burnaby city council Monday evening as she presented the city with a living wage certification. Adrienne Montani, provincial coordinator of First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition, said her organization recently published its 23rd child poverty report card. She said the report found one-in-five children in the province are still growing up in poverty. “We know that growing up in poverty undermines children’s health,” Montani said. “We also know that most poor children in the province live with parents who are in the workforce, or ...