|Teachers On Single Spine Salary This Month|
|Saturday, 08 January 2011 10:34|
Mr. George Smith-Graham, Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), yesterday, said that teachers and other workers with the Ghana Education Service (GES) are likely to be migrated on to the Single Spine Salary Structure this month.
He said, a team of experts in Accra are working vigorously to ensure GES workers are migrated onto the SSSS before the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) complete preparing salary payments.
In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Accra, Mr. Smith-Graham said that 10 other public sector institutions including the Ghana News Agency (GNA) will be put on the SSSS this month barring any hitches with their mappings.
He explained that the main concern of the Commission is to migrate teachers onto the SSSS this month, “…but in case the experts are not able to complete their exercise before salaries are paid this month, they will surely receive their new salaries in February.”
Mr. Smith-Graham said, workers from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Civil Service are expected to receive their single spine salaries by March during which about 90 per cent of public institutions might have been migrated onto the SSSS.
He said so far, about 21 public sector institutions have migrated and expressed the hope that the entire exercise will be completed by April this year.
Mr. Smith-Graham said, payments under SSSS will begin from January 2010 and assured workers that “The Commission will endeavour to ensure workers were treated fairly.”