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New living wage employer in Perth-Huron

A credit union with branches in Stratford and Mitchell is the area’s latest living wage employer.

The United Way Perth-Huron says Your Neighborhood Credit Union is the latest to join the category.

Based on a 35-hour work week, the living wage for Perth-Huron is calculated regularly using local data and takes into account the living expenses of a weighted average of family types including a family of four, a single mother supporting a seven-year-old child, and a single adult, once government transfers and deductions are factored in.

Everyday expenses in the calculation include housing, food, utilities, childcare, and transportation.

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In our region, the living wage is $17.95 an hour.

There are close to fifty living wage employers in Perth-Huron

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