A recent job posted on SPN has inspired a social media conversation about minimum wage.
According to CommunityCouncil.ca, the living wage for Victoria is now set at $20.02. In BC, the minimum wage is currently set at $10.45 ($9.20 for liquor servers).
So, Sooke, what do you think?
Which statement is most important to you: Minimum wage ...
- Should be a living wage (68%, 138 Votes)
- Is for entry level jobs, thus is below living wage (19%, 39 Votes)
- Must be affordable by businesses (12%, 25 Votes)
Total Voters: 202
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