Civil servants’ long service bonuses

2013-06-04 00:00

ALMOST a year after a collective agreement was signed in the government service bargaining council, teachers and other civil servants with 20 or more years of service will get cash long service bonuses.

In terms of the agreement a cash bonus of R7 500 will be paid for 20 years of service, R15 000 for 30 years’ service and R20 000 for 40 years’ service.

The bonuses will be be backdated from July 31 last year.

Before the agreement, civil servants received 10 extra leave days for 20 years of service, and 15 for 30 years, which days were then paid out to them.

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