Ferdinand | EducationGhana | November 15 | 2024 Salaries: Gov’t and Workers agree on a 23% and 25% Double-Track Increment
The Ghanaian government has approved a 23% salary increment for public sector workers in 2024. Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatious Baffuor Awuah, announced the decision, considering the country’s economic situation. The increment will cover January to June, with an additional 2% increment for July to December. The daily minimum wage has also been raised from GHS14.88 to GHS18.15.
Accra, Ghana- The Ghanaian government has greenlit a 23% salary increment for public sector workers in the upcoming year, as revealed by Minister for Employment and Labour Relations Ignatious Baffuor Awuah on Tuesday, November 14. This decision, he stated, is based on a careful consideration of the current economic conditions in the country.
The approved salary increment will be applicable from January to June 2024. Additionally, a further increment of 2% will be implemented for the period between July and December 2024.
In his announcement, Minister Ignatius Baffuor Awuah also disclosed an increase in the daily minimum wage from GHS14.88 to GHS18.15, aiming to address the economic challenges faced by workers.
He explained, “At the end of our negotiations at the tripartite level, we agreed that the minimum wage be reviewed upwards by 22 percent, from 14.88 Cedis to 18.15 Cedis. Subsequently, the public sector joint negotiations committee between all unions within the public space under the single spine and the government also entered into negotiations to determine the national base pay.”
He continued, “I am happy to report to you that a few minutes after a challenging meeting, taking the current state of the economy into consideration and also taking into consideration the agreement that as a nation we have with the IMF in making sure that we stay on course in achieving all the targets that we have set to achieve for ourselves, and to also get all the benchmarks right, we have concluded that the national based pay be increased by 23 per cent between January 1, 2024, to 31st June 2024, and subsequently, an additional 2 per cent increment will be added to the 23 per cent, making it 25 per cent from July to December 2024.”
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