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The Government’s Press Secretary is seeking to set the record straight on claims suggesting that she had disclosed that the Prime Minister would effect a pay cut on public sector workers whether their representative Unions have agreed to it or not.

The statement was allegedly made on Tuesday during a guest appearance on a local talkshow.

Mrs Jadia Jn Pierre Emmanuel says while the government continues to engage public sector unions on the proposal, the discussions cannot continue indefinitely.

The Press Secretary says government has already made several adjustments including a deduction in subsidies, reductions in electricity and consumption bills, goods and services as well as the capital budget. But she adds further adjustments must be made in order to reduce the country’s debt burden
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