What Institution is Responsible for the Implementation of the Single Spine Policy?


The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) is responsible for implementing the SSPP.

The Commission has been established by an Act of Parliament (Act 737, 2007) to:


  • Ensure fair, transparent and systematic implementation of the Government public service pay policy.
  • Develop and advice government on and to ensure that decisions are implemented on matters related to:
    • Salaries, wages, grading, classification,
    • Job Analysis and job evaluation,
    • Performance Management and indicators, and
    • Allowances and benefits in the public service with the ultimate objective of consolidation of the allowances and benefits; and
  • Undertake negotiations where compensation is financed from public funds.



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 :