Government workers in Canada were paid 8.5 per cent more (on average) than their private-sector counterparts.
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Since July 2014, employment in Alberta’s government sector grew by 78,733 employees—a 21.5 per cent increase.
In Canada, the Alberta government put forth its own plan for a $15 minimum wage by 2018.
The new Alberta government has delayed introducing a budget until the fall, so MLAs will have plenty of time to think about how they’ll collect and spend Albertans’ money.