Wage Freeze Bill for Ontario Public Sector Coming
First the teachers, now everyone else.
The Premier has revealed that he will be drawing up a bill for an across the board wage freeze for all public sector employees.
Dalton McGuinty wouldn't give too many details away but says it will be respectful of what he says is the path recommended by the courts. McGuinty underlines they don't plan on ripping up any existing contracts to make this happen.
PC Economic Development Critic Monte McNaughton says the Liberals are just listening to what the Tories have called for all along. However, he says he'll believe it when he sees it.
NDP House Leader Gilles Bisson says it's always hard to find compromise in tough times but notes, it's been done before.