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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/

Poverty Reduction Summit Recap

Here are some of the major takeaways from the "Poverty Reduction Summit: Every city, province and territory working together," held in Ottawa, May 6-8th, 2015.
POVERTY REDUCTION SUMMIT: EVERY CITY, PROVINCE AND TERRITORY WORKING TOGETHER Here are some of the major takeaways from the "Poverty Reduction Summit: Every city, province and … http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/poverty-reduction-summit-recap/

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/

Living Wage Week brings together communities across Canada

Abbotsford residents make up some of the 1.8 million employed people across Canada who don’t earn enough at their jobs to pull themselves and their families above the poverty line. These are the working poor. Paying employees a living wage can change tha…
Living Wage Week brings together communities across Canada Abbotsford residents make up some of the 1.8 million employed people across Canada who don’t earn enough at their… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/living-wage-week-brings-together-communities-across-canada/

Living Wage Fraser Valley Project Update

Living Wage Fraser Valley is now an established, multi-sectoral group who partners with Living Wage for Families to deliver an employer recognition program. Read more about what has been going on with this project for 2013-2014.
Living Wage Fraser Valley Living wage is the minimum hourly income required for a family of four with both parents working full-time to meet basic needs without financial a… http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/living-wage-fraser-valley-project-update/

Vancity recognized as the Fraser Valley's first Living Wage employer

Today Living Wage Fraser Valley recognized Vancity as the Fraser Valley's first Living Wage employer! Vancity employees can afford to be active citizens in their community, without relying on income subsidies.
Vancity was recognized today as Fraser Valley's first Living Wage employer at a ceremony held at Vancity's Chilliwack branch. The event coincided with Vancity's recertification … http://vibrantabbotsford.ca/blog/vancity-recognized-fraser-valleys-first-living-wage-employer/

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/