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Pacific Community Resources Society certified as the Fraser Valley’s fourth Living Wage employer

In 2010, PCRS was one of the first employers in Metro Vancouver to adopt the living wage, advocating that paying a living wage serves as a strategic solution to BC’s rising poverty rate. This week, they have been recognized as the fourth certified Living …
PACIFIC COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY RECOGNIZED AS THE FRASER VALLEY'S FOURTH LIVING WAGE EMPLOYER Monday December 21st, 2015  (Abbotsford) Pacific Community Resources Societ… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/pacific-community-resources-society-certified-fraser-valleys-fourth-living-wage-employer/

Mount Lehman Credit Union certified as the Fraser Valley’s third Living Wage employer

Nine employers, including Mount Lehman Credit Union, were certified on July 2nd as Living Wage Employers by the Living Wage for Families Campaign. Mount Lehman Credit Union is now the third certified Living Wage employer in the Fraser Valley.
MOUNT LEHMAN CREDIT UNION CERTIFIED AS THE FRASER VALLEY'S THIRD LIVING WAGE EMPLOYER Monday July 6th, 2015 (Abbotsford) Nine employers, including one Fraser Valley employer… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/mount-lehman-credit-union-certified-fraser-valleys-third-living-wage-employer/

Living wage rises again in 2015: $17.27/hour required for Fraser Valley families to make ends meet

$17.27 is the wage required to cover the real costs of raising a family in the Fraser Valley. This is the 2015 Fraser Valley living wage, the hourly wage that two full-time working parents with two young children must earn to meet their basic expenses (in…
LIVING WAGE RISES AGAIN IN 2015: $17.27/HOUR REQUIRED FOR FRASER VALLEY FAMILIES TO MAKE ENDS MEET  (Abbotsford) $17.27 is the wage required to cover the real costs of raising … http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/living-wage-rises-again-2015-1727hour-required-fraser-valley-families-make-ends-meet/

$17.02/hour required for Fraser Valley families to make ends meet

$17.02 is the 2014 Fraser Valley Living Wage - the hourly wage that two working parents with young children must earn to cover the real costs of raising a family. Up 65 cents (4%) since 2012, families must now spend $156 more each month to make ends meet.
2014 LIVING WAGE CALCULATION ANNOUNCED: $17.02/HR REQUIRED FOR FRASER VALLEY FAMILIES TO MAKE ENDS MEET (Abbotsford) $17.02 is the 2014 Fraser Valley living wage rate,… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/2014-living-wage-calculation-announced-1702hour-required-fraser-valley-families-make-ends-meet-1702hour-required-fraser-valley-f/

Living Wage Fraser Valley - 2013 Update

For families with young children, the costs of basic necessities like food, rent and childcare quickly add up. Even with full-time work year round, both parents in a family of four must earn at least $16.37 to escape severe financial stress in the Fraser …
LIVING WAGE CALCULATION SHOWS THE REAL COSTS OF RAISING A FAMILY IN THE FRASER VALLEY ABBOTSFORD, B.C., May 2nd, 2013 – For families with young children, the costs of basic… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/living-wage-fraser-valley-2013-update/

Top Abbotsford Employer

Prospera Credit Union is Vibrant Abbotsford’s inaugural Top Abbotsford Employer Award recipient! Treating employees well benefits employers through increased staff retention and reduced advertising, hiring and training costs.
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Vibrant Abbotsford is hosting the launch of their Top Abbotsford Employers recognition program on Feb 28 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am at 35190 Delair Road, Cascad… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/top-abbotsford-employer/

Employer practices

Employees earning less than a Living Wage and their employers were surveyed on topics such as familiarity with the Living Wage, employment satisfaction and hiring practices.
Overview For this study, 10 employees were surveyed on topics such as employment satisfaction from a variety of backgrounds including general office work, retail, personal fitnes… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/employer-practices/