2018 Minimum Wage

The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Hon. Ignatius Baffour Awuah on Tuesday 11th July, 2017 announced a 10% increase of the National Da...


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2018 Base Pay Negotiations

The Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (PSJSNC) has concluded negotiations for an eleven percent (11%) across-the-board salary incre...


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Masterplan for Linking Pay To Productivity

Mr. Cornelius Yawson- Director Performance Management, Monitoring and Evaluation...


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Communique: 2017 Base Pay Negotiations

                  The Public Services Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (PSJSNC) has concluded negotiations for a twelve and a ...


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Press Release

PRESS RELEASE- PAYMENT OF SALARY ARREARS FOR GHANA EDUCATION SERVICE TEACHERS AND STAFF                   1.  All Teachers and Sta...


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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 :