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Hospitals 3: District and municipal hospitals can work well

Health insurance, some wrongly believe, will take care of all the problems of making decent health care accessible to the poor.  Nothing of the sort will happen, we need another mechanism, and it will be the district and municipal hospitals funded by governments and community which will form the backbone of our health care system. 1,014 more words

Decision-making

Little fish in a bid pond? How SMEs can break into public sector procurement.

A lot of potential suppliers to the public sector are put off by the amount of work it takes to become tender ready and what seems to be a chicken and egg situation where you need references to pass the PQQ (selection) stage but can’t get references until you win a contract! 1,136 more words

Public Contracts

Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Pension Reform Law

The following is a statement on behalf of the We Are One Illinois coalition of unions representing public employees and retirees in Illinois:

“We are thankful that the Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the will of the people, overturned this unfair and unconstitutional law, and protected the hard-earned life savings of teachers, police, fire fighters, nurses, caregivers and other public service workers and retirees. 247 more words

Politics

Local 26, Joint Council 25 Prepare for Upcoming IDOT Negotiations

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News

PFI in 2015 survey: the results. Health is key and support for more regulation.

Last week PFEye asked readers to get in touch with their views on the Private Finance Initiatives in 2015. Here are the results.

Still not enough scrutiny for PFI contracts… 244 more words

PFI

Everybody needs an algorithm

During my time as a copywriting assistant at an IT solutions company, I’ve learnt a lot about how new technology can solve some of the problems organisations face as they move forward into the digital age. 232 more words

Algorithm

Local 26 UPS Members Lobby for Workers' Rights Bill

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Politics