Unions, non-profits partner to help low-wage workers


The United Way, TAPS and labour unions are teaming up to help low-wage workers in labour disputes.

The first-of-its-kind service is being offered through TAPS after the non-profit experienced a spike in vulnerable youth and new immigrants seeking support with employment standards issues. “We’ve been unable to keep up with the demand,” said TAPS legal advocate Stephen Portman. The project is being funded through $30,000 from United Way of Greater Victoria for the next two years, and $20,000 from the Victoria Labour Council and other unions.

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Source: Victoria News

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