Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR01 - (Sask-Prisoners-Work-Strike)

REGINA. x-10s. Some inmates at the Regina Correctional Centre are on a labour strike after their wages were slashed as a result of provincial budget cuts. The wage for inmates working in Saskatchewan prisons has dropped from three dollars a day to one dollar as of Monday. Kenny Morrison, who works as a cleaner while on remand at the correctional centre, says it's not enough money.

("...to your family.") (SOURCE:CTV Regina)

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TAG: Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice spokesman Drew Wilby says monetary compensation is just one benefit working inmates enjoy in provincial jails. He says they also get to spend more time outside their cells.

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PR02 - (Sask-Prisoners-Work-Strike)

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