Utag Suspends Strike

                  The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) have today, 13th August,2015 issued a press release to suspe...


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2nd NATIONAL FORUM ON THE SINGLE SPINE PAY POLICY

                  The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Mr.Haruna Iddrisu, the President of Ghana Employers Association...


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FWSC RESPONSE TO GMA CLAIM

                      1.0 INTRODUCTION: The attention of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) has been drawn to t...


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Definitions of Categories 2 & 3 Allowances

                        CATEGORY 2 ALLOWANCES 1. Acting Allowance 1) This allowance shall be paid to an employee performi...


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Communique by NTC on 2015 National Daily Minimum W...

                    The National Tripartite Committee (NTC), comprising Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR), Ghan...


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About FWSC

  • Mandate
  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Values
  • The FWSC Act
  • Directorates
  • Directions to our Office
The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission is mandated to:
Ensure fair, transparent and systematic implementation of the Government of Ghana  Public Service Pay Policy.

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About The Single Spine Pay Policy

The issue of low pay, inequalities in pay structure and poor conditions of service for Ghana’s public service workers has over the years been a major concern for successive governments. Undoubtedly, the last two decades has witnessed a significant increase in public sector wage bill reaching a ratio of 11.3% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the 2008 fiscal year.

This accounts for over 40% of recurrent budget, 46% of all tax revenues and about a quarter of overall government expenditure. Indeed, the ratio of public service wage bill to GDP is deemed very high when compared to ratios of 6.2 for all West African countries and 7.5 for middle income countries. [read more]

Mapping and Migration

Mapping is the process of placing individual jobholders in an institution on the Single Spine Grade Structure based on established guidelines

Rules on Negotiations Procedure

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission and labour unions, associations, institutions :