Government employees in B.C., on average, receive 7.4 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.
compensation of government employees
Living wage law may lead to higher municipal taxes or reduced spending on other services.
Premier Jim Prentice dropped hints for months that the 2015 provincial budget was a once-in-a-generation chance to “fix” Alberta’s finances.
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is in the midst of formulating his first budget and the fiscal path of the province while watching oil prices continue to decline.