McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd. has become a certified Living Wage Employer.
McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd. has committed to pay their staff and contracted workers a living wage by certifying as Living Wage Employer.
The living wage is the hourly amount a family needs to cover basic expenses. The calculation is based on a two-parent family with two children – the most common family unit in BC – with each parent working full-time. The Living Wage for Metro-Vancouver is $24.08 an hour.
"We empower our employees through equal opportunity and by fostering a culture of collaboration, inclusivity, and innovation. Becoming a Certified Living Wage Employer is an important part of our diversity, inclusion, and social responsibility policies and initiatives. We work together with diverse firms and clients across Western Canada to provide sustainable and safe solutions for a future we want to live in.” McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd.
McCuaig and Associates Engineering is an experienced multi-disciplinary consulting firm based in Vancouver and Calgary. They specialize in building science, mechanical engineering, asset management, and sustainability. McCuaig is dedicated to building strong relationships and delivering exceptional technical work. With strong connections across Western Canada, McCuaig has the knowledge and resources to deliver projects in urban, remote locations, as well as multi-faceted projects that cover many industry sectors.
“We’re delighted that McCuaig & Associates Engineering Ltd. has become a Living Wage Employer. We hope it encourages other employers to join the Living Wage movement. Paying a living wage is good for workers, employers and the local community” said Anastasia French, Living Wage for Families BC.
Over the past two years, the number of Living Wage Employers in BC has more than doubled – there are now nearly 400 Living Wage Employers in BC. McCuaig and Associates Engineering join 247 other employers in Metro Vancouver in committing to pay their direct staff and contracted workers a Living Wage.
Employers have found paying a living wage to be a key tool in their post-Covid economic recovery. 97% of Living Wage Employers in BC have found some benefit to being part of the program.
Certifying as a Living Wage Employer is a voluntary commitment employers make to invest in their communities and local economies.
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