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Ottawa should reject unrealistic union demands as federal strike looms

Government workers in Canada were paid 8.5 per cent more (on average) than their private-sector counterparts.

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Less business investment means lower productivity for workers, which means lower wages.

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Like most striking workers, BC teachers tend to believe they are underpaid and overworked. And like most employers today, the BC government is facing tough economic times and can’t afford to be generous with its workers.

It’s a classic labour relations standoff that stems from attitudes deeply imbedded in human nature and driving the almost universal belief that one’s work is not valued properly.