Public pay premium hurts construction
ICBA has highlighted the problem with the 14% public pay premium recently revealed by the Fraser Institute in posts here and here. Our column on the direct impacts in construction ran today in the Journal of Commerce.
Construction companies face higher fees and taxes from government, and stiff taxpayer-funded competition for skilled and office workers because of the pay and benefits premium handed out to bureaucrats of every level.
You can read the article on the Journal of Commerce website.