Government willing to make Pension pay-out to struggling public servants before resolution

Thursday, November 30, 2017 3:42 PM - George's, Grenada

ST. GEORGE GRENADA, THURSDAY 30TH NOVEMBER, 2017, GIS: The Grenada government says it is willing to make some pension pay-out to retired public officers who are struggling to make ends meet even though a resolution on pension reform has not yet been reached.

Prime Minister and Minister of finance Dr. Keith Mitchell made the disclosure while presenting the 2018 estimates of revenue and expenditure on Monday.

The Prime Minister’s announcement comes as Government continues to stress its commitment to bringing justice to retired Public Officers and those who will soon proceed on retirement by finding a solution to the issue of pensions

“To date, the government has submitted proposal on the way forward which the unions and the associations are now studying,” the Prime Minister stated.

“Government is confident that while a comprehensively solutions is not yet immediately before us, it has nonetheless indicated its willingness to possibly make some pre- payments to already retired Public Officers who are having difficulty making ends meet  and we know about them”.











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