Public Sector Workers in Ghana’s base pay has been increased by 30%.
This agreement was reached after a meeting held today January 12, 2023 after organized labour honoured the invitation by Fair Wages and Salaries Commission to continue with the deliberation on the base pay.
Present at the meeting were the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations with his Deputy, the Deputy Minister of Finance, and her team and Chief Executive Officer for the Fair Wages and Commission.
The Minister for Employment opened the meeting and informed the house that government was ready to offer 25% and labour also revised it position from 50% to 35%.
After several hours, the government side moved to 27% which was rejected by labour and labour also moved down to 30%.
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It could be recalled that the Government of Ghana and Organized Labour have been engaging for salary increment for the 2023 fiscal year.
The two parties [Organized Labour and Government] met for the eighth time on Wednesday but were unable to reach a consensus.
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