THE CONTRACTING OUT SCANDEL
Don’t miss reading this week’s NY Times article that exposes how contracting out work costs the government more than having its own employees do the work. One federal agency just disclosed that it paid outside private contractors about $80 for every hour of guard service it received. Given that security guard normally earn between $15 and $25 an hour, with few benefits, and low equipment/uniform costs, obviously some private sector vendor one is pocketing a good profit at the cost of the efficient use of tax money. And you if you want to see the video explaining the original research, click here.