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Charter challenges are piling up against an Ontario government law capping public sector wage increases.

A coalition of 10 unions representing more than 250,000 workers announced on Tuesday that they are planning a joint constitutional challenge.

The Ontario Nurses’ Association also announced it is launching its own court case against the legislation, arguing it infringes on collective bargaining rights.

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The announcements come days after the major teachers’ unions filed three separate court challenges.

The law caps all public sector salary increases at 1 per cent a year for the next three years.

Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy has said he is confident the law is constitutional.

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