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The BC Employment Standards Coalition is made up of diverse organizations and individuals who have come together to develop and advocate for model legislation that will modernize the BC Employment Standards Act.  We are working to reverse the negative changes that have happened to the employment standards system over the past decade, increasing the vulnerability of workers to worsening conditions of employment and unchecked employer abuse.

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Our submission to the Fair Wages Commission

On November 23, BC Employment Standards Coalition Co-Chair David Fairey made a submission in Vancouver to the Fair Wages Commission as part of its consultation. The submission contains detailed responses to questions from the Commission including, “What is a reasonable timeframe or schedule of increases in the minimum wage to reach $15-an-hour?” and “What are your experiences or thoughts about the farm workers piece rates in B.C.?”

Please click here to read our full submission.

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