Fragmented employment chains and ultra competitive contracting arrangements leave workers unable to negotiate wages ©123RF
Fragmented employment chains and ultra competitive contracting arrangements leave workers unable to negotiate wages ©123RF

‘Total disregard’ of ethics in government cleaning contracts

A senate committee has raised concerns government procurement of cleaning services mirror unethical practices in the private sector.

In a report, the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment said the Department of Finance (DoF) showed “a total disregard” for its ethical responsibility in the way it contracted out cleaning services.

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