Unions dispute CFIB’s public sector wage gap

New report points to gender, seniority, education and unionization
By Gordon Sova
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 11/13/2009

During the recent Toronto civic employees’ strike, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) pointed to an alleged 36 per cent wage and benefit premium for city employees when compared to the same job in the private sector.

The CFIB’s Wage Watch reports are a perennial target of union criticism, and a new critique from the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has just appeared.