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What the Tories’ ‘Living Wage’ Means

By Ian Hodson, National President BFAWU

THE TORIES’ ‘LIVING WAGE’ has been a disaster for many low paid workers. Figures from the Low Pay Commission suggest that nearly half of all low paid jobs are in two sectors – wholesale/retail and hotels/ restaurants. 804 more words

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Vancouver one step closer to being a Living Wage Employer

Vancouver staff will submit a report to council this week on how the city will become a certified Livable Wage Employer and it will cost approximately $590,000 per year to do. 196 more words


Living Wage Week

Living Wage Week runs from Sunday 30 October to Saturday 5 November. The new rates for the UK and for London will be announced on Monday 31 October. 125 more words

Advocacy groups calling for an anti-poverty act to address poverty in Sask.

Anti-poverty groups in Saskatchewan are calling on the government to implement legislation to support the province’s most vulnerable people.

Coinciding with the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, advocacy groups said the province needs to enact an anti-poverty act that would enhance social programs, support a living wage and reduce food insecurity. 430 more words


Desperately Seeking Sustainable Style

“Looking back in History, we see that the origins of fashion portray the character of a world built by manual techniques and natural fibers. Design was carried out as a reflection of culture and society.

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Behind The Gilded Curtain

Ottawa has no plans to hike the minimum wage: Trudeau

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waded into the debate Friday about how to boost wages for Canada’s low- and middle-income earners, indicating his government won’t follow provinces that have opted to raise… 619 more words