Following ongoing strike action by teachers and other organized labour demand for Cost Of Living Allowance (COLA). This article seeks to delve into the salary histories since single spine started in 2009 to 2022.
According to the compilation, the late Professor John Evans Atta-Mills instituted a 200 percent to 500 percent salary increase for public sector employees from 2009 to 2010. This was associated with the Single Spine Salary Structure’s introduction.
The increment in salaries seems to have been decreasing as different governments take over the management of the economy.
The average wage increase for public sector employees in 2011 was 20%. Salary increases of 18 percent in 2012 and 10 percent in 2013 were made.
The government initially instituted a 10 percent Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in 2014, and after taking the COLA off in 2015, employees received a raise of 13 percent in pay. This indicates that the raise for employees was merely 3%. There was a pay rise of 10% in 2016.
However, a pay rise of 12.5% in 2016 became effective in 2017. Moving forward, public sector employees saw wage increases of 10% and 11% in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
In 2021, the public workers recieved 4% increment and 7% in 2022.
The tripartite committee for salary Increment in 2023 are expected to meet with the various stakeholders to discuss base pay rise for 2023. Will Ghana's move to IMF affect the 2023 salary increment?
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