Wage freeze agreement inked

With this step, the Government passed one of the final hurdles to securing a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF.

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, Mar. 7- Two public sector unions have formally signed off on an agreement for a public sector wage freeze until March 2013. 

On Wednesday, the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) and the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA) formally signed off on an agreement for a public sector wage freeze until March 2015. 

 

With this step, the Government passed one of the final hurdles to securing a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 

The Heads of Agreement for the 2012/2015-contract period, between the Government and public sector unions/associations representing the majority of public sector workers, was signed at Jamaica House during a function attended by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips. (2013)

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