May 11th, 2022 (Calgary, Alberta) - Righteous Gelato has been certified as a Living Wage Employer in the province of Alberta. Alberta Living Wage Network works to advance a coordinated living wage movement in Alberta. Paying a living wage leads to improved productivity, increased loyalty, stronger morale and overall healthier and happier team members.
"Our mission statement at Righteous is simple- In our constant and unwavering pursuit for greatness, we are committed to enriching people’s lives one tiny spoonful at a time, and that’s not just about our fans, but our team at Righteous too” said James Boettcher, Custodian of Culture and CEO. “Growing up in poverty myself, gives me a deep understanding of the importance employers make in the lives of those who serve their vision. It is an inherent responsibility for companies like ours to take care of the people we choose to employ.”
Righteous pays a living wage rate of $18.60, and also provides benefits including medical, dental, long term disability and EAP, profit sharing, personal and professional development, unlimited vacation, employee ownership opportunities , paid sick and personal days, subsidized hot lunch program and all you can eat Gelato!
Righteous Gelato is on a mission to enrich people’s lives one tiny spoonful at a time, and we do this by investing in community organizations that work to reduce poverty and food insecurity, end domestic violence, and provide opportunities for the next generation. We are a certified B Corp meaning we use business as a force for good for our people, planet and community.
About Living Wage Alberta
The Alberta Living Wage Network is made up of community organizations and municipalities with the goal of advancing a coordinated living wage movement in Alberta. The network assists communities in their annual living wage calculation and provides certification to qualifying living wage employers.
For more information please visit https://livingwagealberta.ca
Righteous Gelato is available at Canadian grocery stores coast to coast, and in the U.S at Whole Foods locations in the Pacific Northwest.
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