Tag: Cayman Islands Civil Service Association

No date decided on co-pay benefits in CS

No date decided on co-pay benefits in CS

| 22/02/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): The civil service management has not set a date to introduce co-pay health or pension benefits for government employees, the financial secretary has confirmed. Government has been in talks with its staff for several years now about the possibility of them co-paying in the first instance for their health insurance cover. But the Cayman […]

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No health co-pay yet for civil service

No health co-pay yet for civil service

| 23/02/2017 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Concerns raised by public sector workers that their salaries will be cut to cover the cost of co-paying on their health insurance cover has been allayed by the Civil Service Association president, who said that no decision had been made by government to change employee benefits. John Bothwell told the members that government and […]

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More change ahead for CS, says new leader

More change ahead for CS, says new leader

| 06/12/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): After ten years at the helm of the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association President, James Watler has stepped down and John Bothwell, senior research officer at the Department of Environment, has taken over the reins after he was selected by the membership last month to become the 22nd president. The closest thing Cayman has […]

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Key services undermined by CS health cover

Key services undermined by CS health cover

| 09/05/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Essential public services in the Cayman Islands are not getting the cash they need because of government’s massive health care bill which includes the full, premium for public servants, according to Finance Minister Marco Archer. Responding to comments by the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association last week, in which the president said its membership had not […]

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CICSA not accepting co-pay on health

CICSA not accepting co-pay on health

| 03/05/2016 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Claims by Finance Minister Marco Archer that a decision has been made to have public servants pay part of their healthcare insurance by 2018 were refuted Tuesday by the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association. CICSA President James Watler said that his members had not been consulted or informed about any decision regarding co-pay and the […]

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Civil service body wants in on talks over change

Civil service body wants in on talks over change

| 25/05/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Public servants need to be consulted on plans to cut benefits for government workers, the president of the Cayman Islands Civil Service Association has said in a letter to the deputy governor. James Watler warned that the membership had to be involved in the creation of any proposals to change benefits or health cover […]

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Civil servants call for equity in pay

Civil servants call for equity in pay

| 30/04/2015 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Public sector workers are calling on government to address the frozen pay for long term, mostly local, civil servants whose pay packets have been the same for more than a decade after the cost of living allowances (COLA) is returned to them this July. In a statement released Thursday, the Cayman Islands Civil Service […]

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