Tag: salary

Jamaica

Prime Minister Andrew Holness Declines Salary Increase

The Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, has opted not to accept a salary increase attached to the post under the new public-sector-compensation regime. According to the Minister without Portfolio with Responsibility for Information, Hon. Robert Morgan, the decision by Holness will impact not only the Prime Minister’s salary but also other leaders who have held the position. “It’s not […]

EDITORIAL

How Much Is Too Much Mr. Prime Minister?

The increase is too much! Roll back the increase now! Ali Baba and the forty thieves! Politicians are just feathering their own nests! Unconscionable and immoral! The above is some of the utterances in the public sphere since the Andrew Holness-led administration announced a mammoth salary increase for the political directorate. The increase has stirred up the hornet’s nest, and […]

Jamaica

PM To Forgo Salary Increase; Announces Reshuffled Cabinet

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that he will forgo his salary increase under the compensation package announced last week by Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke. He made the announcement during a press conference Monday evening. The Prime Minister, who spoke for more than an hour, spent most of the time trying to justify the increases granted to members of […]