London Mayor Matt Brown is encouraging private businesses in the Forest City to pay employees a living a wage. He's just supportive of the city demanding the same of at least one of its contractors.
Paratransit drivers in London say they want the city's leadership to step up and really take action to end poverty by practising what it preaches and force their employer, Voyageur Transportation Services, which contracted by the city, to pay a living wage.
The Voyageur drivers are upset about the fact they make slightly more than minimum wage while the mayor is promoting a living wage of $15.50 per hour.
The so-called ‘living wage’ for Niagara families to realistically be able to pay their bills has been pegged at $17.47 by the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network.
In a new issue of Alternate Routes: A Journal of Social Research, Charity-Ann Hannan, Harald Bauder, and John Shields write about living wage campaigns and their effect on "illigalized" migrant workers, and what can be done to improve their working and living conditions.
Living Wage Waterloo reflects on a year of working towards living wages in the region.
The York University Global Labour Research Centre’s opening session in the 2015-16 speaker series assembled a panel of leading researchers focused on the living wage movement in Ontario, including economist Kaylie Tiessen.
Cambridge city council voted to become Ontario's first municipality to pay their employees a living wage on Tuesday night.
The city is officially a supporter of Waterloo Region Living Wage who calculated the living wage in this region is $16.05 an hour.