The resident judge of the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Grand Bassa is calling on the government to reconsider its decision on the salary harmonization policy, which affects judges.
The Association of Human Resource Professionals in Liberia, or ALHRP, has ended a conference meant to validate a standard code of ethics that will guide members’ conduct in the profession.
Nimba’s seventh district representative, Roger Domah, has written the House of Representatives to invite authorities of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning to give reasons for the continuing new cuts in the salaries of legislative staff.
Former education minister George Kronnisanyon Werner has announced he is running to become senator of Grand Kru in senatorial elections later this year.
The Ministry of Education has announced the kickoff of a validation process for recommended pensioners in the education sector.
The Civil Service Agency has clarified a newspaper report that it is planning to lay off 4,000 government employees and suspend new hiring. The CSA’s director of public relations, Moses Browne, said the agency is only targeting civil servants who are ready for retirement.
The Liberian government announced last week that it would start a pay harmonization exercise that would also reduce the wage bill from 60 to 40 percent of the total government revenue.
Equal pay is a recognized human rights issue by the United Nations, whose Sustainable Development Goals call for equal pay for equal work. However, women currently make 77 percent of what men make on average.