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With increasing signs of an economic slowdown on the horizon for US and Canadian economies, solid wage gains for workers are the best prescription to keep the economy growing, argues CUPE’s Economic Climate for Bargaining report. The September report also includes:

  • a summary of expectations for the upcoming federal budget 
  •  analysis of recent employment, wage and inflation developments
  • brief on the pervasiveness of low wages in Canada
  • an analysis of public sector job growth from 2000 to 2005 related to CUPE using different data sources