EPST: The free premium readjustment fund available from payroll operators

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Kinshasa, August 18th, 2022 (CPA).– The fund relating to the readjustment of the free premium is available from various payroll operators, the Ministry in charge of Primary, Secondary and Technical Education (EPST) announced on Wednesday, in a document received by CPA on Thursday.

According to this document, this upward readjustment of the gratuity premium is part of the recommendations resulting from the work of the Joint Government-Trade Union Ban of EPST held, from August 8th to 13th, 2022, at Mbuela Lodge in Kisantu, in Kongo Central.

This free bonus, we note, is intended for primary school teachers.

In his closing speech of the school year held on July 23rd, the Minister in charge of EPST, Prof Tony Mwaba had mentioned the upward revision of teachers’ salaries.

To date, the monthly envelope for teachers’ pay has increased from FC 70,154,552,144 to FC 205,740,718,334, we are informed. ACP/Kwilu