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's Department has carried out some maintenance works on their Portal which has granted public sector workers more opportunities to access some services with ease. The Updates Made on the E payslip portal include being able to access third party loan services, being able to request a change of Bank, being able to view tier 2 Pension deductions, check deductions from third party agencies, leave of absence, study leave with pay and break in service.
Some Public Sector workers in Ghana have been directed to make their details available to controller and Accountant Generals Department to be able to access services. The Information include a Passport picture if one has not updated the system with theirs. They Explained that the passport pictures didn't meet their requirements, some had a larger dimension than what they expected and as a result requested for it.
Though the National Identification Authority (NIA) have paved way for an online application process to be done for prospective Ghanaians who currently do not have a card of their own to be able to use the process to have one, the head office situated in Accra is flooded with a sea of faces who are struggling to get a card of their own.
The Controller and Accountant General Department of Ghana has release notice to the various organizations informing them that, the EPAYSLIP and TPRS by will shut down for a period of 6days In a letter released by the the Ghana Teachers Fund on Wednesday, 11th November, 2021 it further confirmed it.
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.
The Controller and Accountant General department has made it a notice to the public that anyone who will not be having the Ghana Card will be limited in so many ways so far as operations are involved. According to the news, this operation will come about as a result of the Government's effort to eliminate the work of fraudsters in the country.
Teacher Unions Tuesday, October 19, 2021, will meet with the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations to discuss issues relating to the non-payment of salaries of public teachers without a Ghana Card from December 1, 2021. The meeting follows a warning issued by the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to withhold the salaries of government workers who do not register for the national identification card by the end of November 2021.
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.
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.
The Controller and Accountant General's Department has issued a statement, directing that all public sector workers get a Ghana card. It added that they should make its pin available for another biometric identification or get deleted from the payroll. The Letter was signed by the Mr. Kwasi Aning-Bosompem, AG Controller and Accountant General.
The Controller And Accountant General Department of Ghana has issued a public notice to all government workers on 12th October 2021. The statement was issued and signed by Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem, who is the Accountant General of the above department. In the statement it indicated that theController And Accountant General Department (CAGD) is collaborating with National Identification Authority to have a harmonized database which will speed up Biometric and the unique identification of all workers on the government payroll.
The Controller and Accountant General's Department has reacted to the news making waves on social media that the Department has woefully deducted about GHC 1,000 from teachers' November salary when the validation window was opened. Many teachers were swift to point fingers at the Controller for deducting the said amount of money, forgetting that the Department cannot effect any deductions unless the employee has mandated them through a third party and in this case, the employer (GES) and the various teacher unions.
As part of Government of Ghana's efforts to deliver speedy ,secured and verified payroll services to Government employee and pensioners whiles reducing the risk of underserving payments or claims ,the Controller And Accountant- General Department collaborating with the National Identification Authority to have a harmonized database to facilitate biometric and unique identification to all workers and on the Government's payroll .
The Controller and Accountant General’s Department has brought to the notice of the general public that, Government workers (both existing and prospective) who do not have the Ghana card will soon not be paid. In a public notice signed by Mr. Kwasi Bosompem, the Controller and Accountant General’s Department stated that in order to prevent the risk of undeserving payments or claims, all workers on the government payroll must register with National Identification Authority (NIA).
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 Accountant General Department in Collaboration with National Identification Authority in their attempt to make it compulsory for all public sector workers to be enrolled on the Ghana Card has failed. The Controller and Accountant General released a statement with a deadline for all public sector workers to get a Ghana Card or forfeit their salaries by 1st December, 2021.
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.
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.