Provincial Moving & Storage (2022) LTD is now a Certified Living Wage Employer.
Provincial Moving & Storage (2022) 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 Victoria is $24.29 an hour.
"Our staff are our family, and we understand that living in this area comes with financial costs. Our goal is to support our staff in their financial needs, starting with paying them a living wage. Our staff work extremely hard to ensure client’s belongings are moved safely and securely. The heart of any company is staff (and clients); without our friendly and extremely talented staff, we couldn’t do what we do. We’re proud to be an accredited Living Wage employer and held to the accountability of the BC Living Wage and Families organization.” Rachael Cronk, Owner and General Manager, Provincial Moving & Storage (2022) LTD.
Provincial Moving & Storage is a family-run and locally owned moving company that support people throughout BC and Alberta. They help residential, commercial, and government clients pack, move and store household and office items within Victoria and Vancouver Island. Since 2009 they’ve provided worry-free moving and high-quality customer service to their clients through their highly trained and friendly staff with over 100 years of moving experience. Provincial Moving & Storage treat clients’ homes and possessions as if there were their own and treat their staff like family. They are an accredited BC Living Wage Employer, which means they pay their staff above the living wage hourly rate set for Victoria. Other services they provide include emergency/restoration and construction moves, luxury cabinet moves, pianos, safes, gun lockers and fire-proof filing cabinet moves. Provincial Moving & Storage are accredited by the Better Business Bureau [bbb.org] and have an A+ rating.
“We’re delighted that Provincial Moving & Storage (2022) 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. Provincial Moving and Storage joins "Ouch My Back" Moving Ltd. and 47 other employers in Greater Victoria 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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