The President of the Grenada Public Employees Union (GPWU), Brian Grimes, stated that a number of contracted authorities staff have but to obtain the rise of their salaries after the inking of a brand new collective settlement again in June.
Collective settlement: The 13 per cent wage improve
“We’re heading into a brand new funds cycle and a big proportion of the GPWU members haven’t obtained their legally binding wage improve (4%) that was signed on 28 June. WHY?? That is of great concern,” Grimes posted on his private Fb web page.
Beneath the phrases of the collective settlement, authorities staff had been slated to obtain a big 13 per cent wage improve.
The settlement stipulated a 4 per cent improve this 12 months and 2024, with an extra 5 per cent set to materialize in 2025.
The 2023 nationwide funds
The 2023 nationwide funds, which was offered in December 2022, made provision for the anticipated improve of 4 per cent.
The 2024 nationwide funds shall be offered to Parliament on December 4.