Your voice can make a difference on working poverty

Last month, the Fair Wages Commission (FWC) was established to independently advise the BC provincial government how to move towards a $15-an-hour minimum wage with increases that are regular, measured, and predictable. In advance of preparing their first set of recommendations, the FWC are consulting people throughout the province by holding regional meetings in eight communities in BC. Continue reading

BC Election 2017: Party Positions on Key Living Wage Issues

A provincial election is a great opportunity to examine how government policies can help reduce the costs that families face and encourage policies that would increase wages to help families cover costs. As we get ever closer to election day on May 9, the Living Wage for Families Campaign summarizes the party positions on key issues that impact low-wage families. Continue reading