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Disciplined services early voting today

Early voting on Friday in Guyana’s general elections is underway by members of the disciplined services ahead of the nationally-scheduled date for polling because they will be required to maintain law and order while civilians vote on March 2 and the country awaits the results which can take as many as five days. The Guyana Elections Commission says 10,226 personnel ...

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No 20 percent salary hike, 50K bonus for police in 2016 budget

Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan said the 2016 budget does not cater for another GYD$50,000 bonus or a 20 percent increase in salaries. An estimated GYD$4.1 billion have been set aside for the payment of emoluments. Ramjattan was at the time responding to questions from Shadow Public Security Minister, Clement Rohee and People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) parliamentarian, Joseph Hamilton ...

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Salary increases for public servants likely in first half – Granger

The absence report of the Commission of Inquiry into the public service is all that is holding back the APNU+AFC administration from engaging public service unions in a collective wage bargaining manner. This is according to President David Granger who was at the time responding to concerns raised about the absence of a salary increase for members of the disciplined ...

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Govt could not afford to keep campaign promise to increase police salaries

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan Monday said government could not keep its election promise to pay members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) higher salaries because the coffers could not afford it. “It is not a campaign promise wasn’t kept! Yes, on the surface it wasn’t kept but it was not because of bad-mind or whatever sake we didn’t keep it. ...

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GPL managers to get increased salaries, allowances

The Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL)  Wednesday announced that it has reached agreement with the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) for a 6.5 percent increase in salaries for Junior and Senior Managers of the power company. GPL said the two sides  mutually made and entered into an agreement on December 29, 2015 for the emoluments and benefits for employees ...

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