Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Prairie Audio 4:10 PM MT

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PR18 - (Sask-Wage-Rollbacks)

REGINA. x-13s. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the government is cutting compensation costs across the public sector by about 3.5 per cent in the coming fiscal year. The measure is an attempt to tackle the province's 1.2 billion dollar deficit. But Saskatchewan Federation of Labour president Larry Hubich (HUE'-bick) says it's an attack on workers, especially those who are the lowest paid.

("...not fair.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Wall says the government will not negotiate the target that has been set, but it will negotiate with unions on how to reach the goal. The premier says that could include unpaid days off or a reduction in overtime.

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PR17 - (Sask-Wage-Rollbacks)

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