Finance Minister Announces Re-alignment Of Several Public Sector Posts


Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has announced the re-alignment of several posts in the public sector.

He was addressing the House of Representatives yesterday.

Minister Clarke says 20 case progression officer posts have been created for the Supreme Court, to assist with clearing case backlogs.

He says there are also other major changes.

He says 28 vacant posts in his Ministry have been abolished in keeping with the government’s mandate to control the size of the establishment and there’s been the removal of 11-hundred vacant posts relating to Tax Administration.

Meanwhile, Member of Parliament for Northern Clarendon and Opposition Spokesman on Labour, Horace Dalley, is making the call for more social workers to be appointed in keeping with the alignment.

Horace Dalley, Member of Parliament for Northern Clarendon and Opposition Spokesman on Labour.

They were addressing the House of Representatives yesterday.

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

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