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Hudak’s Civil Service Cuts Would Send Unemployment Soaring: Economist

DANIEL TENCER
Huffington Post Canada
May 26 2014

Toronto would lose nearly 63,000 jobs and the city’s unemployment rate would spike to 9.6 per cent if Tim Hudak’s promise to slash 100,000 jobs from the provincial civil service happened, according to research from a union economist.

Toby Sanger of the Canadian Union of Public Employees has put out estimates for what he says would happen to the economies of Ontario municipalities if the Progressive Conservatives were to win the election and carry out their promise to slash public service employment.

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