Have you identified a sympathetic employer but are not sure how to take the first step towards asking them to join a living wage campaign?
This one-hour webinar discusses concrete approaches to initiating a conversation with an employer about the living wage. We provide tips for identifying and approaching employers as well as best practices for structuring your initial conversation.
Reaching Out to Employers about the Living Wage - Handout (PDF)
Living Wage Infographic (PDF)
Reaching out to employers about the living wage - PowerPoint slides (PDF)
Deanna Ogle is the campaign organizer with the Living Wage for Families Campaign www.livingwageforfamilies.ca. The Living Wage for Families Campaign has over 57 Living Wage Employers and supports communities across BC in developing local living wage campaigns.
Catherine Ludgate is a manager of community investment at Vancity Credit Union. Vancity is currently the largest Living Wage Employer in Canada and advocates for other employers to sign on to paying a living wage.
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