A new report from the International Labour Organization shows that workers in Canada get a smaller cut of the country’s total income that those south of the border. In the US workers received 56.4 per cent of the total income in 2013 while Canadians received 56 per cent. Of the G20 nations only Australian and Italian workers took home lower percentages. These figures may change over time though as high profits in the energy and mining sectors have meant that workers were receiving far lower percentages than shareholders, however with current conditions in those sectors it is the profits that will be cut in the short term.
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