As a carnival surprise for all civil servants, the government has made the decision that salaries will begin to be paid as early as next week Wednesday, 27th July.
The decision was made following Cabinet on Wednesday.
According to the government’s chief of Staff this is in an effort to ensure that employees of the state have sufficient resources in hand to enjoy the Carnival season.
Hurst said that Cabinet is very much aware of the important role played by CBH workers during the ten days of Carnival.
He said as a result it was also agreed that every effort will be made to meet overtime payment expectations.