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Finance and the Public Service Minister, Dr Nigel Clarke (fourth right) pictured alongside stakeholders, including some union representatives, signifying agreements on the Government's new public sector compensation system. (Photos: JIS)

Unions Sign New Public Sector Compensation Agreement

The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service (MOFPS) has reached agreement with a number of major public sector trade unions, including a majority of the unions in the Jamaica…

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17 Additional Public Bodies Being Rationalised as GOJ Sees Over J$1 Billion in Savings

Another 17 public bodies are being rationalised under the Public Sector Transformation Programme which, when completed, will reduce the number of public bodies in Jamaica by 30 per cent. Some…

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High-Performing Wards of the State Receive Tablets to Support Learning

Forty-six wards of the state recently received tablets to assist with their schooling under a partnership between the Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU) and the Child Protection and Family Services Agency…

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Strengthening the ICT Capacity of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency

Laptop computers and tablets valued at approximately J$14 million dollars were recently handed over to the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) by the Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU) under…

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Strong National Support For Public Sector Transformation

There is strong national support for the transformation of the public sector among the general public, public sector workers, the private sector and civil society. Recent research conducted by Market…

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Pay-for-Performance to be Introduced in the Public Sector – Finance Minister

Permanent Secretaries have agreed to the introduction of performance pay as part of their compensation package. This was announced earlier today (04 December) by Minister of Finance and the Public…

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Cabinet Secretary Optimistic About Outcomes of PSTP

Cabinet Secretary, Ambassador Douglas Saunders, is optimistic about the outcomes anticipated under the Public Sector Transformation Programme (PSTP), now underway. Ambassador Saunders, who is Head of the Civil Service, believes…

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