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When privatisation isn’t so good

28 February 2014

Dear Sir,

Outsourcing means reducing the need to hire and train specialised staff, brings in fresh engineering expertise, and reduces capital and operating expenses.

Privatisation in Russia and Latin America were accompanied by large-scale corruption during the break up of state-owned companies. Those with political connections unfairly gained large wealth, which has discredited privatisation in these regions.

Due to us being in a financial burden such a move will lead to job losses rather than job gains, sinking government workers. As like many other people you've seen so far losing jobs, it'll be to keep more money in the company.

Reduced vacation time will commence (instead of a government worker having the ability to accumulate vacation time to 50 days, the employee will now have to use up his or her vacation time, within that year), your health benefits will be reduced (for government workers, this comes as a big blow because I'm sure right now, most have 100 sick days or more. This will be reduced if we become privatised). Also, you'll have to say what days you want time off (you won't be able to change your days once you put in the time, starting the first week of January. They literally ‘own' you in a sense). Although some government workers are worth getting rid of because they abuse sick time, punch in and barely work (stand around and talk to other staff members when they should be working), or have some other excuse and the manager or foreman never reports it, eliminating ‘good and honest' workers is bad all the way around and just ‘harvesting jobs' for the rich only is a sick way of telling the others they're pathetic.

Although I'm not quite sure what mutualisation means, it can't be any better than outsourcing or privatisation as the UBP and the PLP have already swapped people over the years and some have become progressively worse than before (we're doomed literally).

Am I saying all the politicians are alike? Nope, just the ones who're running the country now.

Michael Dunkley is the most popular politician? The only way anybody can be popular in this sense is by recognising that such a move as what's about to take place, won't help the Island but make it progressively worse (agreeing to such a move in my opinion, won't make you popular as my choices for popular are as follows: Neletha Butterfield, Michael Weeks and El James, despite me not being into politics). Kicking ‘honest' workers out of a job isn't helping them, it's reducing them to dogs and it's not godly but rather satanic.

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Published March 01, 2014 at 8:00 am (Updated February 28, 2014 at 5:44 pm)

When privatisation isn’t so good

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