Salary increases should be higher based on approved figure

  • Published on: Nov 24, 2021 - 7:14 AM
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Salary increases should be higher based on approved figure The Guyana Trades Union Congress has written to President Irfaan Ali requesting that the $10 Billion which was approved by the National Assembly this year for increases in pay to public servants be granted to public servants. The GTUC has rejected the imposition of the 7% increase by the Government and has noted that although $ 10 Billion was budgeted and passed for the 2021 increases, the recent 7% increase only amounts to $4.2 Billion, leaving the remaining 5.8 Billion unaccounted. “The 7% proposal, amounts to about $4.2 Billion (gross) cost to the treasury. This amount is taxed, so the tr …
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