The Controller and Accountant General Department (CAGD) has initially informed all public sector workers who are paid through their system that salaries will be paid on the 21st of January, 2022. This was confirmed in a document containing the dates for paying salaries in 2022. It was also revealed in a press release endorsed by the AG.
The Controller and Accountant General has finally released a statement of assurance to all government workers who were affected by the non payment of the 2021 January and February arrears. The various public sector workers who started receiving salary payments from the 20th and 21st December 2021 were surprised to see a lesser-than-expected amount.
The Controller and Accountant Generals Department (CAGD) which is the government institution responsible for the payment of government workers salaries in Ghana has warned various workers who receives their salary through the department of a new fraud that has been reported to them on several occasions. There is a scam going on where someone will call that he is from CAGD office.
The Controller and Accountant General Department ( CAGD) has a platform known as the Third Party Reference System ( TPRS). This enables loan companies, worker unions and others to deduct money from a worker who is paid or receives his or her salary from the Controller and Accountant General Department.
Controller and Accountant General Department (CAGD) has sent a link to the electronic payment voucher to ministries and agencies for validation, as announced by the government 4% salary increment for all public sector workers. Teachers called on their union leaders to reject the 4% salary increment.
From 1st December 2021, all government officials without the Ghana Card will not be paid salaries, according to a statement by the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD). They also added that they want to run a very secure, speedy and verified payroll service to government employees and pensioners.
There was a huge sigh of relief for over Twenty-nine thousand professional staff of the Ghana Education Service yesterday, Saturday 5th June, 2021, as the result of the 2021 Promotion Aptitude Test was put to finality. The successful candidates are likely to see increase in their salaries as GNAT, NAGRAT and CCT continue to push for rise in salaries of teachers in Covid-19 era.
The Controller And Accountant General's Department (CAGD) has reaffirmed its decision to go by the December 1, 2021, deadline for public sector employees who receive salaries from the Department to register for the Ghana card else forfeit their salary by December this year. Although Controller has come under numerous backlashes from labour unions like GNAT, NAGRAT and CCT-GH, the department seems unperturbed at all.
There are many issues taking place between CAGD and GES, which could be described as inappropriate. The 'Teacher Unions' that are supposed to be fighting for these vulnerable and voiceless teachers doesn't seem to care. I don't really know their roles as Unions for their members, whose dues are used to pay them.
The Controller and Accountant General's Department (CAGD) has rescinded to its decision to compel all government officials verified by the use of their Ghana Card before being given their salaries on December. This reverse action has been effective because the CAGD is going to use a new approach.
Employees in the public sector who do not have Ghana cards will not be paid starting December 1, 2021. Government employees have been given a month and a half to register for the Ghana Card or face losing their jobs. The Controller and Accountant General's Department (CAGD) said that it is working with the National Identification Authority (NIA) to create a database that would allow for biometric and unique identification of all government employees.
The Controller and Accountant General's Department has served notice that emoluments of Public sector workers who have not acquired the National Identification Card known popularly as the Ghana Card will not be settled effective December 1, 2021. The move according to the CAGD is to help establish secured and verified payroll and to prevent the payments of salaries and pension claims to undeserving beneficiaries.
The controller and Accountants General's Department has released a statement to the public about the registration with the National Identification Authority(NIA). It was clear in the statement that, any public sector worker who do not register with the National Identification Authority will not be paid in December.
The Controller and Accountant General's Department, has served notice to the general public especially the government workers without Ghana card to get their Ghana cards before 1st December, 2021, else no salary. The Controller and Accountant General's Department on Tuesday, 12 of October, 2021, announced to the public in a letter released.
The Controller and Accountant-General has stated that public sector workers would not be paid their salaries later this year if persons have not registered for the National Identity Card (Ghana Card). This will take effect from December 1, 2021. This move comes after several ghost names were deleted from the government's payroll.
The Controller and Accountant-General, Mr. Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem has asserted that Workers on government payroll without National Identification Authority (NIA) numbers will not be paid salary from December 1, 2021. Mr. Bosompem stated that the Controller and Accountant-General's Department (CAGD), is in collaboration with the National Identification Authority (NIA) to have systematized database to ease biometric and unique identification of all workers on government payroll.
Mr. Thomas Musah, the General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has asked the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) to press its threats of no salary to government and not the workers. Mr. Thomas Musah stated, the ‘threat’ of the CAGD not to pay government workers is baseless and not right.
The Controller and Accountant-General's Department (CAGD) has said that it can't pull out its mandate asking public area representatives who don't have the Ghana Card to secure one by December 1, 2021 or relinquish their pay rates. There have been fomentations by a segment of government laborers and their associations since the Department gave the mandate on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 with some requesting that the CAGD rethink the order and pull out it totally or broaden the cutoff time.
You have done well for clicking on this article. Please follow Achiamaa-News for the latest news in Ghana and the world at large. Some days back, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) came out to informed teachers that, they are proposing a 15% base pay for 2021/2022 but was given 4% for 2021 and 7% for 2022.
‘Catch’ the latest decision of Controller and Accountant General on the no Ghana card no pay policy.
The Controller and Accountant General‘s Department (CAGD) have re-considered their decision on the ‘No Ghana card no pay’ policy. Per their initial directive, the Controller and Accountant General‘s Department (CAGD) has stated that, all workers on government payroll without Ghana Card, would been denied their salaries by December 1, 2021.