Teacher Receives Unpaid Salary and Disadvantaged Allowance

A complaint was lodged with the Ombudsman Commission against the Central Provincial Administration regarding the non-payment of salary and disadvantaged school allowances for a primary school teacher in the Mekeo LLG, Central Province in 2014.

The teacher initially lodged the complaint with the Teaching Service Commission in 2015, follow-ups were made but nothing was done therefore the complainant raised this issue again with the Ombudsman Commission on 09 July 2019.

The Commission commenced its full investigation on 5 May 2020 into Central Provincial Administration. Enquiries and feedback were made with the Central Provincial Administration through the Division of Education.

On 9 September 2021, the Commission was advised by the Central Provincial Education Advisor that the complainant’s salary calculation was done and the payment will be facilitated soon.

On 28 September 2021, the complainant provided to the Commission a copy of the Salary Calculation of K13, 541.78.

On 8 November 2021, a Cheque payment of K13,541.78 was made to the complainant.

The complainant was very happy and acknowledged the work of the Commission.

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  1. Septimus Sevaru (Mr)

    This is concerning Disadvantage Allowance I am a primary school teacher who also taught at the very remote school in West New Britain Province for the last two years (2022-2023) and I submitted my disadvantages application but I’ve never received my allowance. Lakungkung Primary School (64-469)

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