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Public sector pay raise approved with passage of national budget

2018/01/30 14:48:50

Taipei, Jan. 30 (CNA) The central government's budget for 2018 cleared the legislative floor on Tuesday, giving approval for a 3 percent salary increase for public sector employees, among other measures.

The pay raise for government employees, public school teachers and military personnel will be retroactive to January and is tentatively set to be paid on Feb. 6, said Chu Tzer-ming (朱澤民), head of the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics.

(By Wen Kuei-hsiang and Elizabeth Hsu)