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 worker compensation
Full-time government workers in the province took more time off for personal reasons than their private-sector counterparts.
Private-sector workers in the province are more likely to lose their jobs in any given year than government workers.
Government employees in the province retire three years earlier (on average) than private-sector workers.
Government workers in Ontario receive higher wages and more generous benefits than similar workers in the private sector.
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.
The region's government-sector workers enjoy an average wage premium of 11.9 per cent.
Government employees in B.C., on average, receive 7.4 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.