TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 01, 2017) - On Thursday, Feb. 2, the Fraser Institute will release a new study comparing the wage gap between public- and private-sector workers in Ontario.

Comparing Government and Private-Sector Compensation in Ontario spotlights differences in wages for comparable work, and also looks at non-wage benefits such as retirement age, pensions, personal leave, and job security.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information:

Contact Information:
Charles Lammam, Director, Fiscal Studies
Fraser Institute

To arrange interviews with Charles Lammam or for more information, please contact:

Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589