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Improved Benefits for Public Sector Workers

Civil Servants are to receive several improved benefits under the new wage agreement for the 2015 to 2017 contract period. This is in addition to the fixed figure increase of $48,000 to annual salaries across the public service, which will see each worker getting $4,000 per month. The Supper/Meal allowance has moved from $550 per occasion to $700 per occasion, effective April 1, 2015.

Prime Minister Urges Jamaicans To Protect Economic Improvements

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller is describing the economic and industrial relations climate in the country as “a very delicate situation.” Acknowledging the economic sacrifices that public sector workers and most persons in the country have been making over the years, the Prime Minister says all persons and groups in Jamaica “have to make up our minds and choose what makes sense at this critical point.”
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