Tag: civil service

Civil servants to get 5% cost of living hike

Civil servants to get 5% cost of living hike

| 05/09/2018 | 90 Comments
(CNS): Government workers can look forward to a pay increase of 5% in their pay packets next month, which will be backdated to 1 July. Premier Alden McLaughlin announced the hike in the cost of living allowance (COLA) for civil servants on Wednesday during his address to the Legislative Assembly spe [...]

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‘Days of our Lives’, Cayman-style

‘Days of our Lives’, Cayman-style

| 10/08/2018
With everything going on about women being sexual assaulted by various civil servants, can you advise if there is a policy for office romances? My boss is married but having an office affair with a subordinate. They have been together for years and caught kissing, and rumour has it that last year tw [...]

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Civil servants cleared to sign petition

Civil servants cleared to sign petition

| 30/07/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Officials from the portfolio of the civil service have cleared government workers to sign the petition now circulating that is demanding the return of Governor Anwar Choudhury. Acting Chief Officer in the portfolio, Andrea Fa’amoe, confirmed in response to CNS inquiries that the current po [...]

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Governor was taking active role in civil service

Governor was taking active role in civil service

| 19/07/2018 | 137 Comments
(CNS): Minutes of the deputy governor’s meetings with civil service management, released this week in response to an FOI request made by Cayman News Service, revealed that the now-suspended governor, Anwar Choudhury, was taking a direct and active role in the management of the public service a [...]

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Civil service invests in business case skills

Civil service invests in business case skills

| 16/07/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Government has launched a new training programme to help government workers incorporate management principles, practices and business case skills into their day-to-day operations, especially those who have the responsibility of spending public cash. “This programme will provide additional [...]

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Public sector grows by more than 4%

Public sector grows by more than 4%

| 10/07/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Public sector workers employed by both core government and its authorities and companies reached a high of 6,250 people at the end of last year, according to the Annual HR Report 2016-17 released by the Portfolio of the Civil Service last month. The 4.6% increase in headcount was driven by a [...]

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Lack of plan undermining CS goals, says OAG

Lack of plan undermining CS goals, says OAG

| 30/05/2018 | 60 Comments
(CNS): The auditor general has found that government needs to develop a comprehensive workforce plan to meet its goals as there are significant gaps in managing talent, succession planning, recruitment and retention, and human resource strategies within the civil service. The latest report from Sue [...]

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Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

| 05/04/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller expressed his frustrations last month over the blame political representatives get for the failings in civil service succession planning and urged the administrative arm of government to stop making competent, qualified and experienced Caymanians in the line of [...]

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MLA accuses CIG of excuses over top CS jobs

MLA accuses CIG of excuses over top CS jobs

| 04/04/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central accused the government of making excuses after it rejected his private member’s motion to make the top jobs for the fire service and immigration department reserved for locals. Kenneth Bryan believes that the government does have the power [...]

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Officials call for civil servants’ payoffs to be public

Officials call for civil servants’ payoffs to be public

| 16/01/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller and the auditor general have both said that the amount paid to senior civil servants who are let go from government should be made public because the people are ultimately footing the bill. With unsubstantiated claims from numerous sources that th [...]

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Home affairs invests $6M in new radios

Home affairs invests $6M in new radios

| 15/12/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Motorola has secured a lucrative CI$5.9 million contract to supply the Cayman Islands with a new  “P25” radio system, which officials have described as state-of-the-art and “the most advanced and modern radio system” in the region. The investment is designed to improve the qualit [...]

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