Living Wage

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.
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.
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.
Jan 13, 2014
Photo: John Bonnar

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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