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LEGAL AID ONTARIO – THE SHAM BUREAUCRACY

Too much money goes to the bureaucrats and not to you.  Here are the facts:

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT LAO

Staff

Annual salary of $60,601 – $107,464 (non-management lawyers)
17 days paid vacation
Up to 32 weeks of pregnancy and parental leave
6 paid sick days per year with 5 to 120 days paid at 100% of pay with medical documentation
Choice of benefits package
LAO payment into health care spending account
80% of prescription drug costs up to $2,500/annum
Semi-private hospital accommodation
$25,000 private duty nursing/3 yrs
Paramedical practitioners up to $1000/annum
Basic life insurance
Dental benefits up to 100% reimbursement
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Travel Insurance
LawPro insurance fully paid
Law Society membership fees fully paid
Employee and Family Assistance Program
Training opportunities/career development opportunities
Flexible working hours
Casual office attire
http://www.legalaid.on.ca/en/careers/careerbenefits.asp

Executive compensation (exclusive of earned bonuses)

Executive   Base Salary 2010 ($)  Base Salary 2011 ($)  Salary Increase (%)
Bob Ward CEO   226,000   264,000   17
Janet Budgell VP  148,000   168,000   14
David McKillop VP  156,000   175,000   12
Heather Robertson VP  156,000   175,000   12
Michelle Seguin VP  162,000   182,000  12

Managers

The public sector salary disclosure documents (2012 “Sunshine List” of those earning more than $100,000) reveal a dramatic increase in managers on the list. The number of managers listed has increased from 3 in 2007 to 19 in 2011 – a 533% increase.
http://laolawyers.ca/updates/inequities-abound-at-legal-aid-ontario/

BUT IF YOU EARN MORE THAN $10,800 A YEAR YOU’RE MAKING TOO MUCH!

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