Browsing All posts tagged under »job loss«

Are public sector employees on the endangered species list?

July 24, 2012

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In today’s post by Buyers Meeting Point’s Kelly Barner (Austerity Measures: Coming to a Company Near You?), she talks about how “many governments in Europe are considering austerity measures,” and “reducing national debt by spending less, particularly on public service.” Based on a recent article which indicated that since 2009 approximately 600,000 state and local […]

If implementing an eProcurement solution could save the government significant money but in the process cost you or others their job as a buyer what would you do?

June 30, 2011

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There were a number of other disputes in the public services during the year with several pay disputes across the UK decentralized civil service pay bargaining arrangements.  However, the largest industrial action there involved workers in the Department of Works and Pensions protesting at the planned 30,000 job cuts imposed as part of the Gershon […]