Non-wage benefits account for more than one-third of labour costs: Statistics Canada

Employees in large companies, unions more likely to have coverage while hospitality workers and the self-employed lag behind
||Last Updated: 10/29/2003


he cost of non-wage benefits has increased steadily over the past half-century and now accounts for more than one-third of total labour costs, according to Statistics Canada. But not everybody is on even footing as workers in some industries, and the self-employed, have little or no coverage.

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