Public Servants to receive 5 – 8% wage increase – Gov’t announces  

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[www.inewsguyana.com]Government has announced wages and salaries increases for 2014 ranging from 5% to 8% for over 20,000 Public Servants and Members of the Disciplined Forces, retroactive to January 1, 2014.

A media release from the Office of the President stated that, “in-keeping with the Government of Guyana’s commitment to provide these increases, Public Servants and Members of the Disciplined Forces earning above $50,000 monthly wages and salaries as of December 31, 2014 are being granted an across the board increase of 5%, while those earning less than $50,000 monthly as at December 31, 2013 would be receiving 8% across the board increase, retroactive to January 1, 2014.”

The release added that teachers earning less than $50,000 monthly as of December 31, 2013 are being granted an additional 3% across the board increase, in addition to the 5% increase.

Government says this is in keeping with the multi-year agreement concluded “with their Union, bringing their total increase to 8%, retroactive to January 1, 2014.”

 

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