Caution urged in creating lean states
The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is urging caution in the thrust towards a lean state.
President of the NUPW Walter Maloney said the recession had forced people to do things which they would not normally have done, and that the talk was now about the lean state.
He told the DAILY NATION an international trend was emerging, where Governments were shedding certain services to the private sector to create those lean states.
“The problem with that is that they are shedding services that, we believe, have to be placed firmly in the hands of the public service and not given to private interests, whose interest is corporate dollar,” he explained.
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