Finance Minister says Jamaica doing well regarding ability to offer and agree on increase in public sector salaries

by November 23rd, 2021

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke says Jamaica is doing well regarding its ability to offer and agree on an increase in public sector salaries.


This, as 14 more public sector bargaining units have accepted the Government’s offer of four per cent on wages and salaries for the contract period April 1, 2021, to March 21 next year.


Dr. Clarke, who was speaking during the signing ceremony on Friday, said the signings have brought the total number of supporting public sector bargaining units to 25.


He explained that in comparison to other countries, Jamaica is on a positive path, regarding an increase in wages for public sectors workers.



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