However, Community and Public Sector Union spokesman Wayne Townsend expressed concern, claiming that these cuts might affect crucial community services
”The major concern is changes within the community correction program, which looks after offenders.
“We are now having a reversion of that. Our members are concerned this will put the community at risk.
“There are a large number of roles that are going”
The announcement of job reductions comes as the union representing the public service is negotiating a new pay deal.
The union is advocating for a 20 percent pay increase over four years and a four-day working week, aiming to maintain productivity while reducing working hours.
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