The City of Stratford has a wonderful reason to celebrate. A Touch of Dutch Landscaping & Garden Services is the latest Living Wage Employer in Stratford and have officially been designated as a Champion.
“A Touch of Dutch Landscaping & Garden Services acknowledges that paying a Living Wage promotes a critical investment in the long-term prosperity of our economy by building a dedicated, skilled, and healthy workforce in our area,” says Johan Bossers, Owner of A Touch of Dutch Landscaping & Garden Services. As the owner of A Touch of Dutch Landscaping, Johan Bossers is a certified Living Wage Employer and aspires to set an example for all businesses in our Stratford community where we work and live.
Calculated annually by the United Way Perth-Huron’s Social Research and Planning Council, the Living Wage is a calculation based on the living expenses of a family of four with both adults working full-time for 35 hours a week, once government transfers and deductions are taken into account. Everyday expenses included in the calculation are food, housing, utilities, childcare and transportation. Perth-Huron Counties’ Living Wage is $17.55 per hour. More information about Perth-Huron’s Living Wage can be found HERE.
“We are thrilled to welcome A Touch of Dutch Landscaping & Garden Services to the Living Wage movement,” says Social Research and Planning Council Director Susanna Reid. “The Living Wage movement is about ensuring that our workers are healthy and are able to pay for transportation to get to work. It is about ensuring that our neighbours can afford to pay their rent and buy nutritious food. Employers like A Touch of Dutch Landscaping are guiding our communities with positive visible change.”
About A Touch of Dutch Landscaping and Garden Services
A Touch of Dutch Landscaping & Garden Services Ltd was founded by Johan Bossers in 1985. The company specializes in creating and installing beautiful and environmentally sensitive landscapes to enhance outdoor living spaces. Complete grounds maintenance is also available for residential and commercial clients. A Touch of Dutch Landscaping has proudly served Stratford for 35 years. For more information on A Touch of Dutch Landscaping and Garden Services, please contact Jan Parkinson, Administration at 519-393-5560 or firstname.lastname@example.org.