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ServiceMaster Restore of Niagara Takes Living Wage Pledge


May 29, 2019   by ServiceMaster of Canada Limited

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 29th, 2019/InsPress/ – Congratulations to ServiceMaster Restore of Niagara, the 20th certified Living Wage employer in the Niagara region.

Across the province of Ontario, 22 communities are part of the Living Wage Network. A living wage is a voluntary commitment that employers can make to compensate full and part time staff and reflects what earners need to be paid based on the actual costs of living and being included in the community. It looks at the needs of a typical family of four with two working adults and takes into account the cost of food, clothing, shelter, child care, recreation, transit and a modest vacation.

Owners of ServiceMaster Restore of Niagara, Justin Callon, left, Billy Van Wyck and Andrew Jackson are photographed in front of their St. Catharines location where employees are all paid a living wage.

Based in St Catharines, ServiceMaster Restore of Niagara currently employs 14 full-time and six part-time staff. “As three young owners who have come up through the ranks in the restoration and construction industry, we understand the importance of earning enough to get by,” says co-owner Justin Callon. “Providing a living wage is a huge part of attracting and retaining quality staff. Good employees are a company’s biggest asset, and by paying them fairly we show our respect and appreciation to the people who make our business possible.”

Callon also notes that providing a living wage is a huge part of attracting and keeping quality employees. “We are in the homes of families during times of distress, so having a team that we can depend on to provide the compassion and level of service we require is of the utmost importance to us.”

For more information about the Ontario Living Wage Network visit www.ontariolivingwage.ca.

About ServiceMaster Restore

With over 65 years of experience, ServiceMaster Restore is your trusted source for full-service restoration in Canada.  Our experts are ready to respond to your needs big or small, day or night. We mitigate damages quickly to reduce loss severity for residential and commercial properties following fire, water, vandalism, natural disasters and more. With over 4,500 franchises around the world, you can feel confident knowing that wherever you are, we’re available to provide professional, high quality disaster restoration services during your customer’s time of need. ServiceMaster Restore specialists are part of the ServiceMaster family, one of the world’s largest and most versatile service networks. For more information about ServiceMaster Restore please visit www.ServiceMasterRestore.ca or for immediate service call 1-800-RESPOND.


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