Gov’t Announces 12.5% Pay Rise For Public Sector Workers

H.E. Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Communications, Ghana, at the Broadband Commission Working Group on Youth: Young Solutions to Global Challenges 2011

Government has announced a 12.5 percent base pay increase for all public sectors in the country.

Employment Minister, Haruna Iddrisu, told Joy News, the decision was arrived at after Tuesday’s Public Sector Joint Negotiation Committee Meeting in Accra.

Per the decision, effective from January 2017, salary of persons working in the public sector would go up.

“I am happy to inform you that conclusively government together with its social partners namely Minister of Finance, leaders of Public Sector Workers Union, the Ghana Prisons Service, and the Ghana Police Service have concluded negotiation on base pay increases up to 12.5 percent,” he said

 

Source: Joyfmonline