- Short-staffing is jeopardizing public safety and leading to burnout.
Workers predicting a reduction in quality of service and assets from the changes.
- Workers expecting higher costs for taxpayers and reduced value for money.
- Civil service expertise is being ignored, with workers shut out of the process.
These negative results regarding service quality and public safety are consistent with earlier studies, with Manitoba ignoring the evidence. The report concludes that the destruction of internal capacity built up over decades will be costly and challenging to undo, and that Manitobans, along with public sector workers, are already paying the price.
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