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Different groups of people earn different amounts of money—and there’s nothing wrong with that

The more carefully researchers control for relevant factors, the narrower gender wage gap they find.


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Ontario’s minimum wage will stay at $14 per hour next year.


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Government workers in B.C. are absent from their jobs for personal reasons 49 per cent more often than private-sector workers.


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If firms don’t collude, and there are lots of them around, wages will rise until they’re equal to worker productivity.


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The minimum wage will increase by more than 30 per cent in less than a year-and-a-half.


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Government workers in Alberta are away from their jobs for personal reasons 73 per cent more days per year than private sector workers.


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In three of the world’s richest countries, average real wages are lower today than they were in 2010.


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Every one per cent increase in the corporate income tax could translate into a loss of several hundred dollars per year for the average Canadian worker.


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Allowing workers to bargain independently from the union would help limit the problem of free-riding while not forcing workers to join a union and pay dues.