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Public services experts blame strains on money, not migrants

Financial Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
Many leading experts on Britain's strained public services could barely be clearer - they consider that the wave of immigrants to the country, which reached near record levels in figures released on Thursday, has had a big positive impact.
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Bill Shorten holds out hope for public service pensioners

The Canberra Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
The government is facing a backlash to the cap, which has seen nearly 48,000 retirees, former public servants, firefighters, nurses and other government employees on public sector superannuation pensions have their Centrelink payments reduced under ...
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Thirty-eight years of public service, then booted off the pension

The Canberra Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Phil Pellatt never thought the Australian government would repay his 38 years of loyal service by booting him and his wife off the age pension.

Over 400 disabled veterans waiting on priority list for public-service jobs

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Successive federal governments have said they would help disabled veterans get public-service jobs, but a long-time advocate says the civil service is not co-operative and he questions whether anyone ensures that discharged military personnel are ...

4 honored with 2016 Public Service Awards

Deseret News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
SALT LAKE CITY - Three public servants and one organization with University of Utah connections were recognized Tuesday at the 2016 Public Service Awards sponsored by the Utah chapter of the American Society for Public Administration.
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Liberals to repeal hated Tory legislation on PS bargaining

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 25, 2016‎
“As another important step in rebuilding the relationship with Canada's public service, we are moving to repeal changes to the public service labour relations regime brought into law by the previous government,” Brison said in a statement. Ron Cochrane ...
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Politicians who call government 'public service' are a disgrace

New York Daily News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Politicians of all stripes are universally hated these days - and I have a theory why: Whenever they want to get elected, they use the term "public service" to describe their job of walking the corridors of power and maneuvering the levers of government.
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Opposition claims Treasurer has secret plans to cut public service

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tasmania's Opposition has seized on a report by ratings agency Moody's, which it believes reveals the Treasurer's secret plans to cut jobs in the public service. In its assessment of Thursday's budget, Moody's highlighted Treasurer Peter Gutwein's ...

Missouri American Water Receives Rate Order from Public Service Commission

Business Wire (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
”This new rate structure allows Missouri American Water to continue to improve our service to customers by investing in needed infrastructure,” said Missouri American Water President Cheryl Norton.
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Unlimited resolve: Law student makes public service a priority

Harvard Law School News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
M. degree from Harvard Law School, Abu Elyounes plans to become a public service lawyer to ensure that everybody has access to the law.

Battling public service pensioners smashed by $277m

The Canberra Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The poorest public service pensioners are bearing the brunt of the government's $465 million cuts to their income payments, new official figures reveal.

Public service should matter for presidency

The Olympian - ‎4 hours ago‎
For one thing, each man had a history of substantial public service, in addition to the presidency. Many served in the military, placing the nation's interests ahead of their personal well-being.

Hastening public service salary negotiations

Stabroek News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Once the programme of official events for the Jubilee Independence celebrations is over one expects that there will be some movement on the commencement of discussions between the government and the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) on wages ...
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Public servants, Defence Force warned over Facebook electioneering

The Canberra Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
Bosses at the Australian Public Service and the Australian Defence Force have laid down the law on political activity by the rank and file in the wake of anti-government protests by Border Force officials and election candidates parading their military ...
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Public service pay deal call

Irish Examiner - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Mr King also welcomed the recent decision of the Civil Public and Services Union and the Public Service Executive Union to continue talks on a project which could see a ballot of members of all three unions in 2017 to form a new 80,000-strong public ...
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Activists stage protest in public service commissioner's driveway - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Chris Recchia, the commissioner of the Department of Public Service, got a rude awakening Wednesday morning. He says environmental activists dressed in hard hats and safety vests arrived at his house in Randolph at 6:15 a.m.
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Public service demands mount for new Minister Paschal Donohoe

Irish Times - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Last Friday a delegation of senior public service trade union leaders met Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe, with pay for the country's 300,000 State employees very much on the agenda.

Speakers at Kingston hearing say NY Public Service Commission should not boost nuclear power

The Daily Freeman - ‎8 hours ago‎
KINGSTON >> Speakers at a state Public Service Commission hearing Thursday afternoon said the commission should work to eliminate benefits that would keep nuclear power plans online.

EBU concerned about financing of public service media in Bosnia and Herzegovina

European Broadcasting Union - ‎May 24, 2016‎
EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre said: “We believe strong public service media is important to social cohesion and a key ingredient to nation building.

Public service training institute launched

St. Lucia Times Online News (press release) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Tuesday, May 24, 2016– The Training Division of the Ministry of the Public Service, Information and Broadcasting, currently operates two training rooms, one with a seating capacity of fifteen (15), and the other with a seating capacity of twenty-five (25).