The Controller and Accountant General Department (CAGD) in collaboration with Ghana Education Service (GES) has disclosed the reasons behind not paying the January 2023 salary arrears of GES Staff.
According to the report on the issue at hand available at our news desk, the management of GES said the salaries of qualified employees were adjusted recently and will take effect next month.
Based on the adjustment of salaries for personnel, their January 2023 salary arrears will not be paid. The said adjustment entails upgrading and promotions.
The management of GES instructed all Regional and District Directors of Education to submit a comprehensive list of employees who have qualified for upgrading and promotion.
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In addition, they explained that some of their staff members have been assigned new duties which have not been factored into their salaries for them by CAGD.
Also, CAGD disclosed that technical challenges at their end contribute to the non-payment of arrears for January 2023. However, GES Staff should be calm and expect their salary arrears when all the clouds of dust settle within the shortest possible time.
The management of GES also said that employees who took an additional duties at their various schools but were not compensated for should also kindly apply for salary adjustment and payment of all the due allowance before processing ends.
The call for salary increment through the lens of adjustment was in line with the procedures of GES and CAGD Headquarters. The said adjustment was agreed on and accepted during the salary validation period held by the appropriate institutions.
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