SWEEPER CLEANERS TO RECEIVE MORE CASH

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Sweeper/Cleaners in regions Three and Four will be smiling when they start receiving their 2019 salaries. The details in this report from Handell Duncan

Minister of Communities – Ronald Bulkan announced in the Committee of Supply, last evening that Sweeper/Cleaners is Region Three will receive an astronomical increase in their salaries.

Supervisors and Invigilators for all National Assessments, namely Grades 2, 4, 6 and 9 will also receive an increase in 2019. This will also be extended to Teachers, management and CXC. More Sweeper Cleaners will also be employed. 

The Sweeper/Cleaners will be working 30 hours per week. In region four, the Regional Administration will be employing additional Sweeper Cleaners in parts of the region in the year ahead.

In 2018 $110M was budgeted in the line item “Other” under Current Expenditure. However, approximately $189M was expended .For 2019, the Region raised that figure to $200M.

Minister Bulkan stated that the increase which Sweeper/Cleaners received was catered for by way of a Supplementary paper which was brought to the National Assembly.

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