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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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Grenada picks up minimum wage trend

Labour Minister: We want even the poorest to have a decent quality of life SAINT GEORGE’S, GRENADA — More Caribbean nations have picked up an ongoing regional trend of broaching the topic of minimum wage in recent times, boding well for the region’s workers in a particularly challenging economic period. Just recently, Grenada became among…
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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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SVG public sector to get salary increases

Saint Vincent becomes among the latest Caribbean nations to increase earnings of civil servants KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES — Those with public sector jobs in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines can count their blessings as the government has recently approved a wage increase over the coming years. The government has agreed to an…
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