Government workers in Ontario enjoy a 10.9 per cent wage premium compared to similar private-sector workers.
Full-time government workers in the province took more time off for personal reasons than their private-sector counterparts.
Government workers in Ontario retire 2.5 years earlier (on average) than those in the private sector.
Private-sector workers in the province are more likely to lose their jobs in any given year than government workers.
Government salaries and benefits comprise approximately 42 per cent of the province's spending.
Of the Alberta government's $54.3 billion in total spending, 50 per cent was on wages and benefits for government 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.