Friday, October 20, 2017

Is Govt planning a wage freeze?*


IN November 2016, Finance Minister Colm Imbert told an International Monetary Fund forum at the Hyatt that from 2017 to 2020, the Government's wage offer to public servants would be zero, zero and zero. The day after that statement was made, it was contradicted by Prime Minister Keith Rowley, who emphasised that no such offer had been made to public servants.
Given the economic situation the country finds itself in, it could be that zero, zero, zero is back on the table. 

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