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Jamaican public workers to get promised salary update

Minister Clarke says govt. aiming to pay civil servants under new compensation system by Christmas KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Employees in Jamaica’s public service have been assured they will be paid under an updated salary structure just in time for the holidays. So says Minister of Finance Nigel Clarke, who advised that the government is making…
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Huge salary increases for Joint Services jobs in Guyana

Salary jumps range from 6-22% GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Anyone with a job in Guyana’s Joint Services, including law enforcement, armed forces and firefighters, is about to have far more disposable income thanks to significant salary increases set to begin next month. This represents the latest move by the Ali administration to spread the wealth among…
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Guyana to train new pharmacy assistants

Govt. anticipates greater need for healthcare workers GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Some 27 residents in Region Two are being trained to fill pharmacy assistant jobs in Guyana in anticipation of a greater need for healthcare workers as a new hospital is built. The announcement was made by Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony, who underscored the…
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Bahamas raises minimum wage

Civil servants to receive back pay from June NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minimum wage workers in The Bahamas can look forward to earning a bit more on their jobs in the year ahead as the government has finally agreed to increase the nation’s minimum wage. This comes after months of deliberation between the government, the National…
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