Living Wage Canada

Communities across Canada are responding to  the increasingly high  levels of low wage poverty. They are advocating that families should earn  an income sufficient for them to pay for the basic necessities of life, so they can live with dignity and  participate as active citizens in our society. They are advocating for a Living Wage.  Living Wage Canada is a site/portal to facilitate learning and information sharing among these communities to help build a national living wage movement. It includes details about the Canadian Living Wage Framework which provides a consistent living wage definition, calculation methodology, and strategy for recognizing corporate and community leadership who commit to pass a living wage policy.

 
 
 
 

Living Wage Week: 2016

Find news and resources from across the country during Living Wage Week 2016:

Decent Work, Living Wage, and Fight for $15 and Fairness

Securing fair employment and income: Where Living Wage and the Fight for $15 and Fairness intersect.

The Living Wage and Fight for $15 and Fairness movements, while seemingly different on the surface, are not so divergent when you compare their end goals: to secure fair employment and income for workers who might otherwise fall victim to precarious employment. Read more

Find recommendations for the Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review


 

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