View Poll Results: Which is better in the current economic climate?

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  • Have public sector employ/pay workers for performing some gov. service

    2 33.33%
  • Have public sector lay off workers and pay them unemployment

    3 50.00%
  • Same difference

    1 16.67%
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Thread: Employ or Let Go

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    Employ or Let Go

    Which is better in the current economic climate?

    (1) Have the public sector employ and pay works for performing some government/public service.

    (2) Have the public sector lay off workers and pay them employment benefits

    (3) Same difference

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    Re: Employ or Let Go

    Fiscal constraints will determine which is better. Over the short-term, I'd vote for #1. Over a medium- to long-term, I'd vote for #2. Unemployment benefits cost less than salaries, health insurance, and pension benefits.
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    Re: Employ or Let Go

    Quote Originally Posted by Krhazy View Post
    Which is better in the current economic climate?

    (1) Have the public sector employ and pay works for performing some government/public service.

    (2) Have the public sector lay off workers and pay them employment benefits

    (3) Same difference
    It depends on cost/benefit and should be taken on a case by case basis.

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    Re: Employ or Let Go

    It's best to lay them off, short, mid, and long term. Why? It is a guaranteed reduction in costs.
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