What about the many, many people who have taken lower paying public service positions because of…
Alanna Maeve

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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