PUTRAJAYA, March 8 (Bernama) -- The Prime Minister today announced the cancellation of the new Public Service Remuneration Scheme (SBPA) and the adoption of an improved version of the current Malaysian Remuneration System (SSM).
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak also announced salary adjustments of 13 per cent for employees in the management and professional group from grade 1 to 54, nine per cent for the Jusa A, B and C grades, eight per cent for the staff grades 2 and 3, and seven per cent for staff grade one and the Chief Secretary to the Government.
During the announcement, which he made at a special gathering with civil servants at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre here today, Najib also said that the government had agreed for the Cost of Living Allowance (Cola) to be increased from RM200 to RM250 for the B area, and from RM100 to RM150 for the C area.
The Prime Minister also announced the setting up of a commission comprising the relevant interest groups to make a comprehensive and holistic study of the remuneration system for civil servants.
For the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA), Najib announced it would be increased from RM200 to RM250 for the B area while the allowance for the C area would be raised from RM100 to RM150.
Najib made the announcement at a special gathering with civil servants at the Dewan Perdana Pusat Konvensyen Antarabangsa Putrajaya, here today.