Entries by andreacash

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Pure Tree Care Now Living Wage Certified

Orange County Living Wage is pleased to announce that Pure Tree Care has certified as a living wage employer. Pure Tree Care provides expert-quality tree services. Whether you require services in tree removal, pruning, or trimming, their professional arborists and tree surgeons have the experience and skills to assist. This family-owned tree service business was founded in […]

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Bowbarr Now Living Wage Certified

Orange County Living Wage is pleased to announce that Bowbarr has certified as a living wage employer. Bowbarr is a bar on West Rosemary Street specializing in cocktails and community gathering space. You can also order wine or gifts on their website for pick up or delivery. Learn more by visiting www.bowbarrtogo.com. Listen as WCHL […]

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The Beehive Now Living Wage Certified

Orange County Living Wage is pleased to announce that The Beehive has certified as a living wage employer. The Beehive is a fun, funky salon buzzing in the heart of downtown Carrboro, on East Weaver Street. They are a Green Circle Salon Certified salon, and they offer gallery space for local artists as part of the Second Friday […]

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Afton Nature School Now Living Wage Certified

Orange County Living Wage is pleased to announce that Afton Nature School has certified as a living wage employer. The Carrboro-based preschool has decided to pay their teachers a living wage because they “appreciate their hard work. [We] want them to … keep doing what they love — teaching children!” The school’s mission is to […]

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The Meantime Coffee Co. Now Living Wage Certified

Orange County Living Wage is pleased to announce that The Meantime Coffee Co. has certified as a living wage employer. The Meantime Coffee Co. is a student-run nonprofit coffee shop right in the heart of UNC’s campus, partnering with Carrboro Coffee Roasters to bring Chapel Hill the finest and freshest coffee from around the world. […]

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The Lupine School Now Living Wage Certified

Orange County Living Wage is pleased to announce that The Lupine School has certified as a living wage employer. The Lupine School is a community preschool where the idea of a simple childhood is valued. Its home at 1870 Farm is the perfect spot for nature-based exploration and adventure. “It is really important to make sure the teachers at […]

Orange County Living Wage Rises to $15.85 An Hour In 2022

Orange County’s newly updated 2022 living wage for hourly workers is $15.85 an hour, or $14.35 for employers who pay at least half of employees’ health insurance costs. Orange County Living Wage (OCLW) adjusts the living wage annually to keep pace with rising rents. OCLW determines its living wage by using the widely accepted Universal […]

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Brandwein’s Bagels Now Living Wage Certified

Orange County Living Wage is pleased to announce that Brandwein’s Bagels has certified as a living wage employer. Celebrate with them by paying a visit to their West Rosemary Street location and stocking up on your favorite bagels – made in the classic New York style, but boiled and baked right here in Chapel Hill.  […]