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Firefighters take fewer sick days than most city workers: report

May 1, 2017, Winnipeg - Winnipeg firefighters and paramedics take fewer sick days on average, compared to most other city workers, according to a new city report. In November, city council's finance committee asked city human-resources staff to look at sick time in all city departments. The request was issued after the committee received a report that found holiday time makes up the bulk of the absences that are driving up overtime costs for Winnipeg firefighters. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

May 1, 2017
By CBC News