Civil Servants to get pay rise from January next year
Civil Servants will receive their pay rise during their first pay in January next year.
Public Service Commission Permanent Secretary, Parmesh Chand said the pay rise will not be backdated but it will be effective on January the 1st.
Chand said the provision of the increase in salaries and wages will apply to all the government employees, including officers in the Fiji Military Forces, Fiji Police Force, Prison Services and Forest Guard personnel.
He said Government wage earners are also included and will be awarded a 10% increase across the board.
Civil servants will be receiving pay rise from 4% to 23%.
Meanwhile, civil servants will get advanced pay tomorrow which will cover the days up to 31st December.
Their first pay in 2014 will be on the 9th of January.
Story by: Dhanjay Deo