30% Salary Increment For 2023 | CitiNews

      30% Salary Increment For 2023, Declared According To Citi Eyewitness news

      The government of Ghana and Trade Union Congress (TUC), which is made up of various labour unions have finally settled on 30% salary increment for the year 2023.

      Details of the of the negotiations is yet to be made public. Questions, such as when the salary increment will take effect and whether the percentage agreed on include COLA are yet to be answered.

      A hint was provided yesterday about the possibility of the 30% salary increment by the representative of GPAA, who was at the negotiations meeting.

      Below is the memo provided by GPAA to it’s members

      GPAA’s Account
      Ghana Physicians Assistant Association (GPAA) which was duly invited and had a representative at the negotiations for the 2023 salary increase provides formal briefing to it’s members. The memo captured the heading of the briefing as 2023 base pay negotiations update. Below is the details of the official memo:

      Meeting commenced around 2:30pm with an opening prayer as usual

      Recap of yesterday’s meeting was done and meeting continued.

      At today’s meeting, Government team still proposed 20% but was rejected by Organized Labour.

      Subsequently, the Government team went into a long caucus meeting and later called leadership of Organized Labour for a compromise in order to ensure that the agreed Base Pay rate can be incorporated into the January salary of workers by CAGD by Friday, 13th January, 2023.

      Government later proposed 25% Base Pay for 2023 while Organized Labour gave a cut off rate of 35% which was later reduced to 30%.

      Government team was not able to decide on the 30% today, hence the meeting has been adjourned to tomorrow, Thursday, 12th January, 2023 for final determination.

      Meeting came to a close at 6:15pm

      See also: 25% Base Pay Now Or Later | Government

      The GPAA General Secretary, Peter Eyram Kuenyefu, was the GPAA representative at the negotiations table and the National PR lead Aminu A. Mohammed provided the base pay negotiations update for 11th January 2023

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