'Fair and reasonable': President of the Treasury Board Peter Bethlenfalvy defends plan to cap public sector wage raises at one per cent

Metro Morning

On the eve of the summer break for MPPs, the governing Progressive Conservatives announced their plan to cap public sector wages. If the legislation passes, they won't rise more than one per cent in the next three years. It's the latest effort to trim the province's spending, but some say it's a direct knock at Ontario's education sector, as teachers' contracts are up for bargaining at the end of August. We speak to the Minister who introduced the Bill, Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy.

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