Speaker Presentations from the International Conference on New Forms of Privatization

Making It Public: Evidence and Action Against Privatization

Dexter Whitfield, Director of European Services Strategy Unit and Adjunct Professor, Australian Workplace Innovation & Social Research Centre.

 

Nova Scotia’s Outsourcing of SAP Services to IBM

Joan Jessome, President, Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union/NUPGE

 

Running a Public Service like a Business: Ontario’s Ornge Fiasco

Randy Robinson, Political Economist, Ontario Public Service Employees Union/NUPGE

 

Passport and the Privatization of Ontario Developmental Services

Patti Markland, Chair, Developmental Services Sector, Ontario Public Service Employees Union/NUPGE

 

Other New Forms of Privatization

Andrew McNeill, National Representative, National Union of Public and General Employees

 

Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada video, Better Together

Debi Daviau, President, Professional Institute of the Public Service

 

The Privatization Industry at the Provincial Level

Larry Brown, National Secretary-Treasurer, National Union of Public and General Employees

 

Privatization in the Municipal Sector

Jordana Feist, Senior Research Officer, Canadian Union of Public Employees

 

Public Services Users Bill

Presentation Video

Response to Question

Cat Hobbs, founder of UK-based We Own It

 

Attitudes on Outsourcing

Jane Carter, Labour Economist III, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal

Employees

 

Privatization: Framing the Message and Choosing Language

Andy Pedersen, National Representative, National Union of Public and General Employees

 

A Historical Perspective: Collective Bargaining and Privatization

David Vipond, Director of Negotiations and Human Resources, B.C. Government Employees' Union

 

Fighting Privatization at the Bargaining Table and in the Community

James Clancy, National President, National Union of Public and General Employees