Labour

Viewpoint on measures for raising productivity in the public service

The Quebec government is currently in negotiations with the public sector unions over new collective agreements for 550,000 public employees. More than 40 years after job security was instituted in the civil service and in the health care, social service and education networks, there is good reason to look into ways of improving the productivity of government employees. With a budget coming up, and with many observers predicting tax and fee increases, taxpayers are entitled to value for their money.

Links of interest

Media Release: Salary increases for government employees must be conditional on higher productivity

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