public sector compensation

8:45AM
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New Brunswick government should target government wages to save money
Government workers in the province take more days off for personal reasons than their private-sector counterparts.

9:17AM
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Nova Scotia government should target government wages to save money

Government employees in the province retire three years earlier (on average) than private-sector workers.


8:51AM
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Ontario government should not give government workers large pay increases

Government workers in the province enjoy higher wages and benefits compared to similar private-sector workers.


11:12AM
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There’s no ‘labour shortage’ just a surplus of bad government policies

Private employers unable to compete with government-sector wages endure longer-lasting vacancies.


5:00AM
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Employee compensation dominates GTHA municipal spending

Nineteen of the region's 26 municipalities spent more than 60 per cent of their budgets on employee compensation and contracted services.


10:08AM
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Ottawa now underreports true level of spending

Under the old classification, program spending would have been more than $10 billion higher.


9:32AM
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Trudeau government must rein in compensation for government workers

Government workers receive 9.4 per cent more, on average, in wages than Canadians in the private sector.