Salary Enhancement On Government’s Agenda For 2019

Wages and salary enhancements are among the government’s agenda for the year 2019.

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves stated on Monday 7th January that a meeting would be held on Friday 11th January, to begin the process.

Gonsalves said for every one per cent unions ask for the government must find some $3 Million dollars.

A 2.5 per cent salary increase took place here in 2015, which was retroactive, the increase cost the government some $7 Million dollars.

A 1.5 per cent increase for also took place in 2016.