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Libyan Teachers back to Work after Salary Agreement

Libya: teachers go back to work after agreement to raise salaries Many schools in Libya have reopened as teachers return to work following a union announcement on Saturday night about the suspension of the strike that started in September. “Classes will resume based on the agreement by the union with the House of Representatives to […]

Libya Stops Salaries of 150,000 Teachers

By John Lee. Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has reportedly stopped paying the salaries of over 150,000 teachers and other educational staff, in an attempt to clamp down on fraud and corruption. Reuters cites a Ministry of Education statement saying that the affected staff had been receiving salaries without providing documents that […]

Cental Bank Allocates $3.4bn to GNA

By Adam Nathan. The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has deposited LD 4.8 billion ($3.4 billion) to the Presidency Council / Government of National Accord (GNA) to cover the budget ('Temporary Financial Arrangement') for the first quarter of the year. While LD 3.5 billion of this is to be used to pay state salaries, Economics […]

Public Sector Wages to Jump 20%

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan [Zidan] has announced that the government is raising the salaries of public sector employees by 20 percent. He added that there was also the possibility of annual, inflation-linked allowances, provided the state of the economy permitted it. The increases are part of the plan to remove the subsidies on commodities. The PM […]

New Ministerial Salaries Announced

The government has set the new official salary levels for cabinet members and ministers, reports Libya Herald. Government Resolution No. 203 (2013) sets the payments as follows: Deputy Prime Ministers: LD 9,500 ($7,600); Ministers: LD 9,000 ($7,200); Cabinet Consultants/Advisors: LD 7,500 ($6,000); Deputy Ministers: LD 7,000 ($5,600); Assistant Deputy Ministers: LD 6,000 ($4,800); (Source: Libya […]