More than 70 per cent of government workers in the province are covered by registered pension plans compared to 19 per cent in the private sector.
Government workers in Canada were paid 8.5 per cent more (on average) than their private-sector counterparts.
Full-time government workers in the province took more time off for personal reasons than their private-sector counterparts.
Government workers across Canada enjoyed an 8.5 per cent wage premium, on average, compared to comparable private-sector workers in 2021.
Government employees in the province retire three years earlier (on average) than private-sector workers.
Government workers receive 9.4 per cent more, on average, in wages than Canadians in the private sector.
A large government debt burden can negatively affect economic growth.
Ontario has offered government workers a 7.5 per cent pay raise.