[LINK] Severance payouts ruined Fahey plan
Fri, 20 Oct 2000 16:37:52 +1100 (EST)
I find the sting in the tail rather disturbing. The very concept that
legislation could compel staff to accept employment with the new vendor
smacks of conscription.
LANNet Computing Associates <http://www.lannet.com.au>
On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> The outcome reflects a warning to the Cabinet from the Public Service and
> Merit Protection Commission that Mr Fahey's submission "fails to inform
> ministers that without legislation there is nothing which can compel
> existing staff to accept employment with the new vendor; that there is no
> way of predicting with certainty how many employees will accept employment
> with the new vendor; and that transition costs ... will increase
> significantly if fewer than the 70 per cent of staff accept employment with
> the new vendor".