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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Leith Wheeler Certifies in Three Provinces

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd is setting the bar high, by becoming the first employer to certify with living wage organizations in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario simultaneously. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Smoke Rings Cigar and Tobacco

First Living Wage tobacconist in BC Smoke Rings Cigar & Tobacco Co. is the first tobacconist in BC to become a certified Living Wage Employer. It has committed to pay its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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 Continue reading

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.   Continue reading

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. Continue reading