The SRC wants automatic reviews of public employee pay and benefits every four years.
Soon, civil workers along with other state offices including the President would be included in the Salaries and Remuneration Commission’s planned compensation review plan.
According to a proposal made to Parliament by SRC, in order to keep up with rising living expenses, salary and benefits for public employees should be automatically reviewed every four years.
If the proposal is accepted, it will close a loophole in the public sector’s compensation review procedure, which now lacks a set due date.
In order to obtain pay raises, civil servant officials have been compelled to resort to strikes or sign Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA), which are not required under the constitution.
According to the permission, educators, lecturers, medical professionals, and nurses will now be allowed to join State officers whose pay is examined every four years, such as the Head of State and Members of Parliament.