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Cap employee compensation, Sask. government tells school boards

Province looking for help tackling $1B deficit

CBC News Posted: Jan 16, 2017 12:03 PM CTLast Updated: Jan 16, 2017 12:03 PM CT

Education Minister Don Morgan ordered school boards to look for ways to reduce compensation costs in a written directive on Friday.

Education Minister Don Morgan ordered school boards to look for ways to reduce compensation costs in a written directive on Friday. (Don Somers/CBC)

The Saskatchewan government has ordered school boards to look at cost-cutting measures to help reduce the province’s $1-billion deficit.

On Friday, school division board chairs received a written directive to cap their next budget for employee compensation.  Read More