There is a myth that the “high turnover and low-pay” model is the secret to success in business. But many employers see things differently. We know from experience that a commitment to decent work makes good economic sense. By speaking out, we hope to open up the conversation about what makes the most sense today.
These are our decent work champions - businesses who invest in employees and support a $15 minimum wage. Going against the classic business narrative and creating good jobs in our communities.
Trent Bauman on how decent wages contribute to long-term viability
Paul Hayman breaks down the cost-savings of paid sick days
Helmi Ansari on why staff engagement is a critical part of a business’ success
Gary McMullen & Kelly Watson on growing local economies through decent work
Damin Starr shares his company’s transition from a temp workforce to a permanent one
Anna Makaric on the fair treatment of ECE workers as the foundation of childcare
Daryl Barnett on the interconnection between incomes and local spending
Shane Potvin discusses investment in the workforce as a path to exceptional creative work