Posts tagged as staff

Interior ministry says didn’t intend to mislead daily on police staff cuts

Friday, August 16, 2019

An article appearing in daily Postimees published Saturday claims an interior ministry under-secretary tried to mislead it over its strategy on staff cuts at the police authority and other bodies. The ministry itself, however, rejects the paper’s charge, though notes the information it presented had some ambiguities. The incident is related to controversy which broke towards the end of the week, where finance minister Martin Helme called for the resignation…

The Baltic countries are the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, August 1, 2019

Road accidents, fighting in the streets and in bars, broken shop windows and cars, mountains of garbage, sexual harassment – this is the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. On June 7, 2018, four armored personnel carriers of the US Army, Stryker, collided in a major road accident in the Prienai district. 13 US troops sought medical assistance. Another accident happened on the night of June 9…

Ministry and police officials: Border tech cheaper than staff, in long run

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

There has been consensus on constructing the border infrastructure in principle, between politicians and officials, which only saw some wavering once the costs of the project became clearer, according to Raivo Küüt, undersecretary at the Ministry of the Interior. “To achieve this [constructing the eastern border as planned], there are alternatives, but are they cheaper or sustainable in the long term, ” Kütt said, ERR’s online news in Estonian reports.…

Google staff walk out over women’s treatment

By Dave Lee, North America technology reporter on Thursday, November 1, 2018

Staff at Google offices around the world are staging an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company’s treatment of women. The employees are demanding several key changes in how sexual misconduct allegations are dealt with at the firm, including a call to end forced arbitration – a move which would make it possible for victims to sue. Google chief executive Sundar Pichai has told staff he supports their…