In a rare and recently unprecedented move, the House of Representatives suspended all its rules to ratify a US$40 Million financing agreement with the World Bank.
At the Ministries of Public Works and National Defense, employees have been advised to expect an additional 8.4 percent reduction beginning with their unpaid September salary.
The civil society group, Naymote Partners for Democratic Development, is warning that there is a general decline in perceptions of political governance in Liberia.
Two years after Grand Bassaâ€™s public referral hospital was gutted by a fire that shut down many of its departments, the Liberian Government Hospital in Buchanan has fully reopened to the public.
In an effort to resolve the impasse between the government and striking health workers that has paralyzed operations at several health facilities across the country, the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning announced on Thursday, September 26, 2019 that it has begun disbursing checks to cover the salaries of employees at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital.
A University of Liberia student group, the Vanguard Student Unification Party, is demanding that the legislature increase the institutionâ€™s budget.
A salary cut is a reduction or decrease in oneâ€™s pay or income. It is also called salary deduction or wage cut. Meanwhile, a salary harmonization simply means equal work for equal pay across government or the same position for the same salary. Salary harmonization mainly focuses on equity on the pay scale or bridging salary disparities or imbalances.
The Senate has invited the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning to account for what it says was a violation of the Liberian Constitution and the Public Financial Management Act.