NEW! Postcards available at REACH Child Development Centre in Ladner. You can act on behalf of community service workers by sending a postcard to the premier before Sept.20, 2021. These postcards send the message that Community Social Service Workers in BC deserve equal pay and that you would like to see the #EqualPayBC issue resolved. A hearing is planned at the Labour Relations Board on Sept. 20, 2021.
What is the Equal Pay BC Campaign and who is the Coalition of Community Social Services workers?
Reach Child and Youth Development Society is part of a coalition of workers and employers in the Community Social Services sector. Visit Equal Pay BC for a list of all participants.
Over 14,000 of our workers are non-union — and they earn less than their union counterparts due to government policies. However, the BC Government does not fund union and non-union workers equally. We value all our employees and believe in equality for all – whether they belong to a union or not.
Introducing #EqualPayBC postcards! Postage is included and by simply adding your name and city on the back you can
Equal Pay results in better worker retention, continuity in relationships for clients as well as providing a stable workforce to ensure quality and safety.
Help us spread awareness. Visit Equal Pay BC and join the campaign email sign-up. Follow us on REACH Facebook and Twitter, where we post every Wednesday about this issue. Please share our tweets and posts as much as possible. Thank you!