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A technical committee of the Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee has been inaugurated to consider all post migration issues of the Single Spine Salary Stucture (SSSS), except those related to the grading structures of institutions.
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Kwabena Duffour inaugurated the Committee on Tuesday, which is also expected to provide all technical details necessary to guide negotiations of the base pay, pay point relativity and allowances in the Categories 2 & 3 allowances.
A brief statement from the Public Affairs Unit of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) on Thursday said, “This is in furtherance of the implementation of the Single Spine Salary Structure, which is a major component of the Single Spine Pay Policy.”
The Committee is made up of representatives from the Organized Labour and Government. The members from Organized Labour include Dr. Yaw Baah (Deputy General Secretary, Trades Union Congress (TUC); Mr. B.K. Osei, Head Compensation & Working Conditions, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT); Dr. Kwarteng, Ghana Medical Association; and Alexander Dakuso Kakraba, University teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG).
The members from the government team include Dr. Alhassan Iddrissu, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MOFEP); Mr. Oku Afari, MOFEP; Mr. George Smith-Graham, FWSC; Mr. Andrews Kingsley Kwadwo Kufe, Controller and Accountant General Department, (CAGD); Mr. Joseph N.K. Gadikor, FWSC; Mr. Simon Kyei, Director of Budget, MOFEP; Magnus Ebo Duncan, Ghana Statistical Service and Edmund Siaw Akugbey, Minister of Employment and Social Welfare (MESW).