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Jamaican public sector workers agitate for promised compensation overhaul

Thousands of public sector employees staged disruptions, strikes last week to pressure govt. to fulfill promised compensation restructuring  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Public sector workers have been increasing pressure on the government to follow through on its promised compensation overhaul for the sector, with thousands of employees staging disruptions like walking off their jobs last week.…
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Saba adjusts salary of two groups of civil servants’ due to rising inflation

Group of civil servants found to be earning less than monthly amount needed to cover cost of living  THE BOTTOM, SABA — In a groundbreaking move, the government of Saba has agreed to a salary adjustment for a few dozen workers whose monthly pay was not enough to cover their basic costs of living. This…
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Compensation overhaul in the works for Jamaican public service

Changes expected to take effect April 1; Minister Clarke says employees might actually see higher net pay as result  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The government plans to implement major changes in public sector compensation as of next month, according to Minister of Finance and the Public Service Nigel Clarke. During debate on the 2022/23 budget in…
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Montserrat public service to operate remotely for at least two weeks as COVID cases rise

Civil servants must follow remote working schedules set by heads, report in-person when asked to do so  BRADES, MONTSERRAT — The Office of the Deputy Governor has announced that all public sector employees must work remotely for at least the next two weeks as coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rise on the island. The announcement came as…
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