Encouraging St. Thomas and Elgin employers to buy into a living wage

Families shouldn't be scraping by with the bare minimum ... wage – at least if you ask the YWCA of St. Thomas-Elgin.

From Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, communities coast to coast will be marking National Living Wage Week – and once again the local agency is getting on board. 
“We're hoping the community is getting a good understanding and that 'living wage' is becoming common language,” said Lindsay Rice, director of community programming at the YWCA.

“We want folks to really understand the difference between minimum wage and a living wage.”

 

Read the full story at the St. Thomas Times Journal here.


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