Frequently Asked Questions

1 What is the Single Spine Pay Policy?
2 Who are Covered by the Single Spine Pay Policy?
3 Which Institutions are Excluded?
4 What is the Aim of the Single Spine Pay Policy?
5 What are the Objectives of the Single Spine Pay Policy?
6 What are the Key Elements of the Single Spine Pay Policy?
7 How are the Public Service Institutions Classified Under the Single Spine Single Spine Policy?
8 What are the Major Differences Between the Single Spine Salary Structure and the Ghana Universal Salary Structure (GUSS)?
9 What Institution is Responsible for the Implementation of the Single Spine Policy?
10 What are the Stages in the Implementation of the Single Spine Pay Policy?
11 What Happens if an Employee"s Current Salary is Higher Than his/her Salary on the Single Spine Salary Structure?
12 What Happens if an Emloyees Current Salary is Lower his/her Salary on the Single Spine Structure?
13 How Will the Single Spine Structure Affect by Pension?
14 Is Single Spine Pay Policy Being Implemented Onlythe Year 2010?
15 Will I Continue to Receive Allowances and Benefits Under the Single Spine Policy?
16 Which Benefits And Allowances Will Be Discontinued?
17 Which Allowances And Benefits Will Continue To Be Paid?
18 What Happens To The Collective Bargaining And Collective Agreements Under The Single Spine Pay Policy?
19 Is The Single Spine Pay Policy Sustainable?
20 Where Can I Get Further Information On The Single Spine Pay Policy?

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 :