Report says offshoring civil service jobs could cut deficit
- Competitive Outsourcing & the New A-76. Palatiello, John // Geospatial Solutions;Mar2003, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p58
Assesses the improvement of competitive outsourcing program in private geospatial firms in the U.S. Impact of Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act on commercial activities of government employee; Budget for competitive sourcing; Accounts on the outsource of federal geospatial production...
- Selling Out. Nichols, Russell // Governing;Dec2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p38
The article discusses the effects of contracting out public works, such as the case with the local government of Maywood, California. It states that the outsourcing of public services can erode accountability and transparency, and, eventually, drive governments deeper into debt. It adds that...
- Outsourcing Fever. Light, Paul C. // Government Executive;Sep2003, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p78
Under the original plan of U.S. President George W. Bush administration's competitive sourcing initiative, agencies were supposed to put at least 15 percent of their not-inherently-governmental jobs up for competition by the end of the summer; the quota would ultimately reach up to 50 percent....
- FAIR THEE WELL. Saldarini, Katy // Government Executive;Apr2001, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p14
Reports the outsourcing of civilian jobs in the federal government to private firms in the United States. Evaluation of employees in every agencies each year for federal job offers; Identification of commercial job to be performed in the private sector; Exemptions of other positions for...
- Outsourcing and Privatization: The True Size of Government. Light, Paul C.; Spangenburg, Janice M. // Armed Forces Comptroller;Fall2000, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p35
Discusses the impact of outsourcing and privatization on the government workforce in the United States. Reason for the large size of the government; True size of the government; Opinion regarding the development of partnerships with nonfederal employees working under federal contracts.
- New battle with government looms over two-tier workforce. Day, Karen // Public Finance;5/30/2003, p6
Reports on the dispute between the British government and civil service trade-unions over outsourced contracts. Provisions on public contracting under the nation's employment code; Alternative dispute resolution process for the parties.
- Longer 'cooling off' time for federal staff. Snell, Paul // Supply Management;3/29/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p10
The article reports that the government of the United States will impose a two-year cooling off period for contracting staff who leave to join companies pursuing government contracts. The rules are similar to those of the United Nations. The restrictions are set out in the Accountability in...
- DIALOGUE. Regier, Jerry; Simon, William S. // Governing;Jan2005, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p8
Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. "Sweetheart Deals," which focused on the privatization of government services in Florida; Information on outsourcing of non-core functions by Florida.
- IT'S ZERO STARS FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR. Roberts, Yvonne // Community Care;9/12/2002, Issue 1439, p23
Comments on the poor performance that British private firms have in running public services. Companies that have been awarded government contracts; Other factors contributing to the public sector's unsatisfactory performance; Criticisms against the British government.