Where is Quesnel BC?
Living wage advocates say the north central town of Quesnel has transformed into the 2nd municipality in B.C. to make usage of a living wage policy for staff.
The living wage for the area is $16.52 hourly, according to the Living Wage for Families promotion.
Quesnel gran Bob Simpson, said in a statement, that if folks can barely manage to live in which it works then they cannot be involved in the neighborhood economy or perhaps engaged in their particular community.
Promotion organizers say New Westminster was initial municipality in Canada to be a full time income wage manager plus the Huu-ay-aht very first Nations had been the first aboriginal federal government.
Parksville, Port Coquitlam and city of Vancouver have recently passed away living wage guidelines as they are moving towards implementation, say campaign organizers, adding you will find 65 living wage employer’s across B.C. covering over 6, 500 direct staff and countless contracted staff.