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Fair wages for the frontlines

We need to have a conversation about fair minimum wages and inclusive social security programs, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. I’m sure we all remember that pivotal…

B.C. minimum wage increase met with disappointment

After three years without an increase to the $10.25 minimum wage, B.C. announced a 20 cent increase to $10.45, scheduled for Sept. 2015. One step behind Seattle’s 2014 approval for…

Fight for $15 comes to UVic

UPDATED: March 17, 2015 at 5:25 p.m. On March 17, proponents and unions gathered outside the SUB to support Fight for $15, a B.C. Federation of Labour sponsored campaign with…