Public Sector

PSD: Civil servants will not be paid twice a month

PUTRAJAYA: The Public Service Department has refuted a news portal report that civil servants would be paid twice a month to help them cope with the …

Housing

Public Sector, Get Ready for re:Invent 2017! | Amazon Web Services

With AWS re:Invent 2017 fast approaching, here’s what every public sector attendee needs to know before heading to Las Vegas for the week of November …

Cloud Computing

Is pay higher in the public or private sector?

Public sector workers earned 1% less per hour, on average, than private sector workers with equivalent characteristics in 2016, initial ONS analysis …

Social Justice

The UK government wants to give £20 million to startups that can solve traffic jams

• <b>The funding will be overseen by a new "GovTech Catalyst" team.</b>• <b><br>Money will be given to companies working on issues in areas like healthcare and education.</b>• <b><br>It could be used to fund research from companies like Google DeepMind.</b><p>Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced on Wednesday that the UK Government has …

Innovation

NHS nurses say they can’t sleep at night because of money worries

<b>Worries about money after years of government pay cuts are keeping nurses up at night, a new poll suggests.</b><p>Almost half of NHS nurses admitted they …

Health Care

Philip Hammond urged to provide above-inflation pay rise to NHS staff

Think tank says annual cost of raising public sector pay in line with consumer price inflation would be £3.3bn by 2019/20.<p>Chancellor Philip Hammond …

Economy

Unfreeze public sector pay and cut benefits bill, Philip Hammond is urged

Inflation-linked pay rise would cost £5.8bn – but £2.5bn would come in from extra tax and from benefits savings, thinktank says<p>Philip Hammond is facing renewed calls to unfreeze public sector pay, as fresh analysis suggests the cost to the Treasury would be cushioned by £2.5bn in additional tax …

Economics

Thinktank research questions 'unaffordability' of lifting teacher pay cap

Lifting the cap on the pay of teachers and other public sector workers would cost the government less than previously thought, a thinktank has …

Education (UK)

Lifting public sector pay in line with inflation would cost £3.3bn by 2020 says think tank

Raising public sector pay in line with inflation at the Autumn Budget next week would cost £3.3bn by 2020, according to new analysis by a think tank …

Economics

UK wages expected to grow only slightly despite low unemployment

British employers expect to raise pay for their workers only a little despite strong demand for staff and already low unemployment, according to an …

Economy

Universalizing Resistance to Attacks on Labor

A demonstrator displays a sign during a union protest in the Wisconsin capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, January 12, 2014. (Photo: Joe …

Liberal View

Why The Government Can Afford To Scrap The NHS Pay Cap, And Why They Can't Afford Not To

In the last few days of the General Election campaign earlier this year, Theresa May was confronted by a nurse at a <i>Question Time</i> debate, who asked if …

Economy

Bharat 22 ETF to debut on Tuesday; aims to raise Rs 8,000 cr, to be part of Rs 72,500 cr divestment plan

<b>Mumbai:</b> The Bharat-22 exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to raise an initial amount of Rs 8,000 crore for government, will open for investors on …

India

Time for teachers to get Budget pay rise?

<b>The last few working days before the Budget are a tricky time for any chancellor.</b><p>It is the period when the final calculations are made about which of the myriad pleas for money from department colleagues are agreed.<p>And which are going to be turned down - via uncomfortable settlement discussions …

Philip Hammond

Govt to put more capital in PSBs to strengthen them: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government has decided to inject more capital in state-owned banks to strengthen the banking system and …

Business (India)

IT summit to spread best practice in Turkey

More than 500 IT experts will gather at a Mediterranean resort next week to discuss ways of improving the IT use in Turkey’s public sector.<p>The summit …

Hicks on Biz: Is Edmonton headed for an economic rebound?

One really shouldn’t be so foolish as to predict Edmonton’s economy.<p>It’s like predicting how the Oilers will do. Who, six months ago, would have …

Canadian News

How Unions Are Helping Fix America's Problems

One year into the Trump presidency and the sense that “the system is rigged” endures.<p>A new <i>Washington Post</i> poll finds that the share of Americans not proud of the country’s democratic system is higher than anytime in the last three decades.<p>People are dismayed by political divisions and the toxic …

Social Justice

Teachers at three Glasgow schools to strike over pay

NASUWT takes action in pursuit of significant pay rise as SNP government says public sector deals depend on Philip Hammond’s budget measures<p>Teachers in Scottish schools are to strike over pay, increasing pressure on Scottish ministers to offer public sector workers an above-inflation pay rise.<p>The …

News (Scotland)

May Told to Pay Up After Historic Vote By Own Workers

In a historic vote PCS members have sent a resounding message to Theresa May and her government.<p>An unprecedented majority (99%) of our union's public …

Brexit

Some Basic Economics 101 For Trump's Trade Team

America is threatening to turn its back on free trade.<p>This risks retaliation from trade partners and even the undermining of the global economic …

Economics

'It shouldn't come as a surprise to the government': First public sector union rejects 3.5 per cent wage rollback

The union representing almost 1,800 SaskPower workers voted overwhelmingly against a 3.5 per cent wage cut proposed by the provincial government, …

Canadian News

Veeam SA turns focus to public sector

Claude Schuck, Veeam regional manager for Africa.<p>Following positive Q3 2017 results released in October, Veeam Software's South African unit will …

Vmware

PSA wants public sector unions represented in the PIC board

JOHANNESBURG - The Public Servants Association (PSA) is planning to interdict the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Public Investment Corporation …

Malusi Gigaba

Parliament: New rules to slash red tape, facilitate data sharing across government bodies

SINGAPORE - Even within the public service, government agencies sometimes run into excessive bureaucracy when working with one another.<p>But a new law …

Surveillance

ECB to have 130 billion euros to reinvest in bonds over next year

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nearly 130 billion euros (£114.8 billion) worth of bonds held by the European Central Bank will expire over the next year, ECB …

Economy

Teachers oppose colleges’ monitoring

LAHORE - The Higher Education Department (HED) and Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA) are at loggerheads over monitoring of …

Education

'Ifs, buts and maybes' from troubled BT won't help a post-Brexit digital economy

Leaving aside the lamentable progress made on high-speed broadband and the ongoing dragging-of-feet over separation from Openreach, BT’s got big …

Digital Economy

Why tip-top trustees are vital for holding keys to public sector fund

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES<p>Why tip-top trustees are vital for holding keys to public sector fund<p>With its defined-benefit structure and vulnerability to …

Business (South Africa)

Nehawu up in arms over state pay freeze

We will outright reject any austerity measure that will affect workers because of the looting spree that has been taking place<p>The union berated the …

Business (South Africa)