Saturday, March 21, 2009
REUTERS: The Australian Bureau of Statistics is planning to sack 190 workers according to media reports.
The memo, from the bureau's acting statistician, Peter Harper, has sparked concern from leading economists and the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU), who fear staff cuts will result in junk statistics. 45 per cent of leading economists are understood to be unhappy about it and the other 70 per cent are not so sure.
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