Grenada: PM Mitchell meets administrative officers to discuss public affair concerns

Prime Minister of Grenada Kieth Mitchell has held a meeting with the Department of Public Administration and the Public Workers Union to discuss

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PM Mitchell meets administrative officers of Grenada to discuss public affair concerns

Prime Minister of Grenada Kieth Mitchell has held a meeting with the Department of Public Administration and the Public Workers Union to discuss various issues of concern that are related to the public officer and various public facilities on Saturday, February 19, 2022.

While informing about his meeting, Prime Minister of Grenada Kieth Mitchell cited, “This week, I delivered on a commitment to initiate a discussion between the Department of Public Administration and the Public Workers Union to discuss issues of concern to public officers”.

Prime Minister Mitchell further explained the various issues and concerns on the different sectors related to public affairs and administrative affairs.

He outlined that one of the primary discussion points was that of contact work, and the union expressed a desire to regularise the employment status of all employees and asserted, “The employment sector should be regularised so that it could lead to the massive job creation in the country for the people of Grenada“.

“One of the primary discussion points was that of contract work, and the union expressed a desire to regularise the employment status of all employees,” noted Prime Minister of Grenada.

He also stressed that they had explained to the public administrative officer that the public service comprises which is mixed of employment, with contractual labour being one of such.

While expressing the significance of the various sector, PM of Grenada Mitchell commented,” The DPA has started the very tedious process of normalising various matters by pertaining the various terms and conditions of work, including standardised contracts and job letters”.

He also specified that the salary adjustment should also be regularised in the country, and we have discussed the renewal of the new contracts, which includes the appointment of persons after holding acting and temporary appointments and the identification of the undocumented workers.

The details of many of the issues must be worked out, but the meeting ended with a general commitment by both the Government and union to work together in the interest of workers and increase the productivity of the public service, asserted by the Prime Minister of Grenada Keith Mitchell.