In recent years the Ontario government has increasingly pursued private sector delivery of IT services to the Ontario Public Service. This approach has increased costs, reduced service quality and eliminated good jobs.
We now must put pressure on the government to act responsibly and put an end to IT privatization.
By putting the brakes on privatization, the government could save hundreds of millions of dollars annually and prevent the elimination of thousands of good jobs.
The evidence is clear: services provided by OPS IT professionals truly are BETTER, CHEAPER, FAIRER.
To learn more about the case for 'contracting-in' public services, please check out OPSEU's new publication: Better, Cheaper, Fairer: The case for contracting in of public services.