MELR Sets Up Advisory Group To Review Pay Systems ...

                        An advisory group has been set up to review the Single Spine Salary Structure and fashion out the wa...


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FWSC Chief Executive Calls On Stakeholders

                        The Ag. Chief Executive of Fair Wages and Salaries Commission, Dr. Edward Kwapong has paid courtesy ...


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Korean Minister For Personnel Management Engages ...

                        [Seoul/Seongnam] The South Korean Minister for Personnel Management, Dr. Pan-Suk Kim, and a line-up...


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FWSC Leads Productivity Team to South Korea

                        Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) is leading a team of senior management officials of Centra...


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PRESS RELEASE- NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF FWSC APPOINT...

His Excellency the President has appointed Dr Edward Kwapong as the Ag. Chief Executive of Fair Wages & Salaries Commission (FWSC). Until his a...


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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

Notes on the Single Spine

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission and labour unions, associations, institutions :