Living Wage City

Low wages do not allow workers to afford housing and the necessities of life in Vancouver. OneCity believes that it is time to work toward a living wage in Vancouver.

ONECITY'S PLAN TO EXPAND THE LIVING WAGE:

  • Support community centres to be living wage employers.
  • Require city owned companies, like Easy Park, to be living wage employers.
  • Explore lifting wages at the PNE, especially for year round cleaners and security workers.
  • Leverage relationships with commercial developers to ensure that there are living wage contracts for cleaners and security guards across the city.
  • Support businesses on city-owned land to become living wage employers.
  • Support the arts community by providing grants at living wage rates.



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