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Daily Archives: October 24, 2018

Teachers to get 8 and 12 percent salary hike for 2016, 8 percent across-the-board for 2018; allowances unchanged

Government-employed teachers would get between 8 and 12 percent salary increases and an 8 percent across-the-board increase for 2018, but there would be no increase in allowances. Those are based on agreement signed on Wednesday between the Guyana Teachers’ Union and the Ministry of Education. The agreement states that teachers earning below GY$100,000 would get 12 percent increase on their ...

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BREAKING: Salaries available for Public Security Ministry agencies

Salaries for fire fighters, prison guards and most¬† other state agencies under the Ministry of Public Security are now available, a senior ministry official said Wednesday. The official said the “issue has been resolved” and the cheques have been sent to the banks. The Public Security Ministry official said those who receive salaries through Republic Bank should receive payments on ...

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Finance Minister disputes reason for late payment of some security agencies’ salaries

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Wednesday disputed thd reason for late payment of salaries to workers of several agencies under the Ministry of Public Security. Hours after Demerara Waves Online News quoted from a circular to the heads of the prisons, fire service, customs anti-narcotics unit, police complaints authority, and juvenile detention centre that there was “insufficient funds” to pay ...

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No cash to pay staff at several Public Security Ministry agencies

Workers at several Ministry of Public Security agencies, including the Guyana Prison Service and the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), will not be paid on time for October because there is no cash, a senior official confirmed Wednesday. “We are working around the clock with the Ministry of Finance to ensure the workers are paid,” the official told Demerara Waves Online ...

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