Under managed competition, a public agency competes with private sector firms to provide public agency functions and services. Managed competition attempts to create a “level playing field” between the public and private sectors to select the most cost effective method of delivering public services.
Its primary element is competition, or managed competition, in which the city workforce competes with the private sector to deliver municipal services.
Statistics showing union density in Canada heavily skewed toward public sector.
New legal privileges for organized labour in Manitoba are shortsighted.
The population of the Earth now numbers more than 6 billion. That’s a lot of people. This fact reminds us of the Malthusian population curve, the exponential line where the planet’s resources cannot meet the needs of an exploding populace. Despite the worries of doomcasters, this curve is simply bad history.
Two years ago at a conference on local government reform, I met Stephan Fantauzzo, a union leader who represents municipal workers in the City of Indianapolis. Fantauzzo provided a union perspective on the wave of reform now underway in local …
The keys to reducing Canada’s persistently high unemployment rate continue to evade our politicians, but 1997 job statistics for the United States point to some answers.