Caroline's story

"Earning a living wage allows me to be more independent." Continue reading

Living Wage Employers

200 Living Wage Employers Twenty more employers have now been certified as paying their staff and contracted workers a Living Wage. This means that we will be ending the year with 200 certified Living Wage Employers! Continue reading

Our impact this year

The past year at the Living Wage for Families Campaign has been an exciting one, full of change and growth at a time of flux and uncertainty.We have produced an impact report that highlights our success this year and lays out our focus for the year ahead. Read the report.   Continue reading

Savings on screen-printing for Living Wage Employers

Artee Screen Printing's discount for Living Wage Employers.  A Vancouver print-shop is offering savings on their services for other Living Wage Employers. Continue reading

New Living Wage Employers

Eleven employers across BC recently received certification as Living Wage Employers. The newest Living Wage Employers are Aplus Cleaning, Artee Screen Printing, Aspire Professional Corporation, Cascadia Innovative Ventures, Community Futures Central Kootenay, Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island, Hakai Energy Solutions, Jillian Harris Design, Para Space Landscaping, Squamish Nation and West Coast Building Restoration Inc. Continue reading

Living Wage Freeze for 2020

The Living Wage for Families Campaign has decided to freeze the living wage for 2020.  Continue reading

Why the new minimum wage is still not a living wage

On Monday 1 June 2020, the minimum wage for workers across the province increased. However, there are still thousands of families in BC who are living below the poverty line because they are not earning a living wage. Continue reading

Living Wage Calculation for 2020

Living Wage Calculation for 2020 Moves to November Amid COVID-19 Crisis BC’s 170 Living Wage Employers and applicants for certification have been advised that the Living Wage for Families Campaign has shifted the annual calculation of a new living wage for 2020 from May to November to better align our work with living wage campaigns in other parts of Canada and Living Wage Week celebrated in other countries. Continue reading

Thank You from Outgoing Campaign Organizer Halena Seiferling

Today is Halena Seiferling's last day as Campaign Organizer. Read below for a message of thanks from Halena, and contact us at [email protected] until a new Campaign Organizer is in place. Continue reading