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There has been no 35% expatriate pay hike
06/12/11

The Directorate of Public Service Management wishes to inform the public that, notwithstanding a recent news article, there has been no increment in expatriate salaries within the civil service this year beyond the 3% that was awarded to all Government public servants.

In this respect the Directorate would note that a document recently cited in the media did not increase the allowances and salaries of expatriates by 35 percent across the board effective August this year as was falsely reported.

The document in question rather reaffirmed existing, longstanding expatriate inducement allowances, which range from 0-35% depending on the position and nature of recruitment of the employee.  We would like to emphasise that there has been no adjustment to such inducements whatsoever this year.

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