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UNIONS SIGN NEW PUBLIC SECTOR COMPENSATION AGREEMENT

Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP
Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP

Minister of Finance and the Public Service

UNIONS SIGN NEW PUBLIC SECTOR COMPENSATION AGREEMENT

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Kingston, Jamaica: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service (“MOFPS”) has reached an agreement with the Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors and the Staff Association of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education on the new restructured public sector compensation system.

On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, both unions signed with the MOFPS on the new compensation package. This brings to 17 the number of unions who have signed agreements with the MOFPS on the restructured public compensation system.

Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP, Minister of Finance and the Public Service noted that it is the Government’s commitment to implement a public sector compensation that is fair, transparent and sustainable while emphasizing that every public sector worker will be better off financially when the new system is implemented.

The new compensation system will be implemented over three years with an effective date of April 1, 2022 and will cost approximately $120B over the period.

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For further information contact: 

Corporate Communication & Public Relations Branch

Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

30 National Heroes Circle

Kingston 4

Tel: (876) 932-4656/4660/4655

Email:  Shelly-Ann.Weeks@mof.gov.jm; Shakiel.Rochester-Shorter@mof.gov.jm

The Hon. Nigel Clarke, D.Phil., MP

Minister of Finance and the Public Service
30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4
Tel: (876) 932-4656 / 4660 / 4655
Eml: opedjamaica@gmail.com

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