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The Living Wage Learning Initiative

Published on 25/05/2005

Responding to interest in the issue of poverty reduction through the payment of a ‘living wage,’ Vibrant Communities initiated a tele-learning forum to investigate the process of designing and initiating voluntary and mandatory living wage campaigns.  This story summarizes current activities in the US, the City of Toronto and six Vibrant Communities.

This story is the fifth in a series which highlights the efforts of local partners involved in Vibrant Communities – a pan-Canadian initiative that seeks local solutions to reduce poverty and build more caring communities.

ISBN – 1-55382-133-5

Summary

Responding to interest in the issue of poverty reduction through the payment of a ‘living wage,’ Vibrant Communities initiated a tele-learning forum to investigate the process of designing and initiating voluntary and mandatory living wage campaigns.

Topic(s)

Cities and communities, Employment and labour, Evidence-based policy