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Mar 12, 2014
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Rogers Arena concession workers face spring layoffs

H.G. Watson
Canucks Sports & Entertainment will be ending their contract with Aramark Canada Ltd and is set to lay off almost 1,000 concession stand workers at Vancouver's Rogers Arena.
Blog
Feb 6, 2014

What does a living wage really mean?

Lynne Fernandez
Living wage campaigns across Canada are not calling for legislative enforcement of a living wage. The idea is to adopt a wage policy that considers a combination of wages and benefits.
Blog
Jan 17, 2014
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Are higher minimum wages un-Canadian?

Michal Rozworski
Although Canada has not seen the kind of energized and far-reaching calls and protest movements for raising the minimum wage as the U.S., the working poor in this country face similar difficulties.
Blog
Jan 13, 2014
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Pay workers a higher minimum wage

Gerald Caplan
The sheer Scrooge-nish of our minimum wage laws underlines the unprecedented riches of the business elite. Why is a $14 minimum wage such a political non-starter?

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