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    Communication and Administration Coordinator

    We're hiring! We're recruiting a Communications and Administration Coordinator to support the program. This is a great job for anyone with an attention to detail and also a creative side and wants to help lift up the wages of BC's workers. We encourage those who identify from groups who have been structurally excluded (Indigenous, Black and Racialized communities, 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, Disability communities, Non-Binary, Trans and Women Identified communities) to apply. Diversity in our workforce is integral so that we can truly represent, understand and respond to our community needs and deliver on our member experience.
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    Living Wage rates 2022

    Soaring living costs cause major increases in the living wage across BC The living wage has increased across British Columbia due to significant increases in the cost of food and housing.  The living wage has gone up to $24.08 an hour in Metro Vancouver for 2022—the highest increase since the living wage was first calculated in 2008 and significantly higher than the rate of inflation.
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    The Bikery Baked Goods

    Victoria's First Living Wage Bakery Bikery Baked Goods is the first bakery in Victoria to become a certified Living Wage Employer. It has committed to pay its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage.
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    Kicking Horse Janitorial Ltd

    Golden's first certified Living Wage Employer Kicking Horse Janitorial Ltd is the first company in Golden to become a certified Living Wage Employer. It has committed to pay its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage.
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    Purple Bicycle

    Mackenzie's first certified Living Wage Employer Purple Bicycle Natural Foods has become the first certified Living Wage Employer in Mackenzie, BC. The store has committed to pay their staff and contracted workers a living wage by certifying as Living Wage Employer.
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    The Book Man

    First Living Wage book store in the Fraser Valley The Book Man is the first book store in the Fraser Valley to become a certified Living Wage Employer. It has committed to pay its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage
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    Victoria Brain Injury Society

    Non-profit becomes a certified Living Wage Employer The Victoria Brain Injury Society has committed to pay their staff and contracted workers a living wage by certifying as Living Wage Employer.  
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    Local Practice Architecture + Design

    Vancouver architecture firm becomes a certified Living Wage Employer Local Practice Architecture + Design Ltd has committed to pay their staff and contracted workers a living wage by certifying as Living Wage Employer.
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    Demolition Impossible

    First certified Living Wage demolition contractor in BC Demolition: Impossible is the first demolition contractor in BC to become a certified Living Wage Employer. It has committed to pay its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage
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    2400 Motel

    Spotlight 2400 Motel is the only certified Living Wage hotel operator in BC. In this blog, General Manager Kristian Miller shares the risk they took in becoming a Living Wage Employer in the midst of the pandemic and the benefits they've found from doing so.
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