Report examines threat of outsourcing public services

U.K. U.K.
The Unite trade union has published a new study that highlights the threat that outsourcing poses to the quality of public services as well as the issues of democratic control and accountability. The study also uses new data to indicate how private sector provision of public services often means poorer working conditions for the workers delivering those services. The report found that length of service tends to be much shorter but working hours much longer for employees of private sector companies providing public services than for publicly-employed workers.
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