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The shadow public service : the swelling ranks of federal government outsourced workers

Author: David Macdonald; Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As federal government departments initiate measures to cut expenditures in an age of austerity, they are bucking a very important trend: the escalation of spending on outsourcing federal work ... In short, the growing and concentrated nature of outsourcing has created a shadow public service that works alongside the real public service - but without the same hiring practices or pay requirements ..."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Macdonald; Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
OCLC Number: 727111140
Description: 1 online resource (26 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: Executive summary --
Introduction --
How Ottawa makes use of outsourcing --
Areas of focus --
The costs of outsourcing: Contracts signed vs. amount spent; Winning contract value vs. final contract value --
Biggest outsourcing decisions --
Top outsourcing companies: The IT-SSO Initiative --
Why outsourcing is expanding: Outsourcing makes management easier ... for managers ... and at a cost; Federal government hiring is cumbersome; Bilingualism and meritocracy --
Hidden costs of outsourcing: Institutional knowledge; Change fees and future needs; Privacy, security and transparency --
Recommendations --
Conclusions --
Appendix 1: Data sources & methodology --
Notes.
Other Titles: Fonction publique fantôme: le nombre de travailleurs contractuels ne cesse d'augmenter au gouvernement fédéral
Responsibility: David Macdonald.
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"As federal government departments initiate measures to cut expenditures in an age of austerity, they are bucking a very important trend: the escalation of spending on outsourcing federal work ... In short, the growing and concentrated nature of outsourcing has created a shadow public service that works alongside the real public service - but without the same hiring practices or pay requirements ..."

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