What about the many, many people who have taken lower paying public service positions because of…
Alanna Maeve
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Yes, that’s an excellent question.

If the government employee’s contract included this compensation, then I think it should be honoured. However, if it wasn’t included in the contract, then I don’t know if the government has any obligation to pay it. That said, I think the current budget grandfathers the payments.

I’m also not sure if government positions necessarily pay less than private industry positions. Based on the links which I posted in an earlier message, I don’t think this assumption is accurate.

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