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Vancouver: Vancouver Restaurant and Shifts

vancouver: With Vancouver's sky-high rents, many workers live in surrounding communities, which are more affordable, according to Vancouver Courier. Their ability to work around a Vancouver restaurant's hours either early morning breakfast shifts or late night dinner shifts is therefore constrained by Translink's hours of operation. But making it easier for staff including new immigrants to get to work on public transportation is, says the B.C. Restaurant and Food Services Association.article continues below Trending Stories Updated police identify man found dead in stolen vehicle's trunk in East Vancouver Vancouver now has one of North America's biggest free Wi-Fi networks Trigger happy Tracing how guns make their way to Vancouver Online tool tracks empty homes across Metro roll up to Vancouver Tim Hortons in support of Ontario employees What happens when people can't afford to work in Vancouver How and why Generation Z needs to be treated differently in the workplace Let's make sure we can get people from where they are living to where they are working, Samantha Scholefield, project manager of the association's labour market study program, said at Tuesday's staff-shortage forum at the Italian Cultural Centre. In a survey, members said half of their staff members live within 15 minutes of work. We have to be more aware of how challenging that transportation piece is, Scholefield said. However, 42 per cent of respondents had no idea of where their staff live or how long it takes them to get to work. ( As reported in the news.