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pscEWN reports that the Public Service Commission (PSC) has expressed concern about the high vacancy rate in some government departments, specifically about positions that have not been filled for a period of time.  

The PSC released its third quarterly bulletin about the state of public service.  Commissioner Michael Seloane indicated:  “The acceptable level of vacancy rate is 10%, anything 10% or under is acceptable, 10% or more is unacceptable.  Because then the department which operates on inadequate staff, its performance is going to be affected.”

  • A short report by Gia Nicolaides is at EWN

  • See too, Over 11% state posts still vacant, says PSC, on page 4 of The Star of 28 March 2018
  • And also, Public sector has 148,000 vacancies, on page 2 of The New Age of 28 March 2018

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