The central government has increased the Base Pay on the Single Spine Salary Structure for the 2024 academic year by 23 per cent across board from January 2024 to June 2024, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has said.
The increment comes after the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission, Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations and Ministry of Finance representing the government held a meeting with Organized Labour on November 14, 2023.
According to an agreement between the government representatives and Organized Labour comprising workers’ Unions, Associations, and Institutions within the Public Service of Ghana, the Base Pay from July 2024 to December 2024 would be readjusted to 25%.
Agreement for 2024 Base Pay
The Government of Ghana, represented by the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR), and Ministry of Finance (MoF), (hereinafter called “The Employer’) of the one part,
Organized Labour comprising workers’ Unions, Associations, and Institutions within the Public Service of Ghana (hereinafter called (‘Labour’) of the other part.
Whereas the Parties negotiating as the Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (PSJSNC) have concluded negotiations for the 2024 Single Spine Salary Structure Base Pay as follows:
Terms of Agreement
- The Base Pay on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) has been increased by 23% across board from January 2024 to June 2024
- From July 2024 to December 2024 the Base Pay would be readjusted to 25%