Committee of Inquiry
Into the
1988 Civil Service Pay Adjustment
and
Related Matters

 

Final Report

March 1989

 

 
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LETTER OF 6th March 1989 TO GOVERNOR OF HONG KONG (53KB)
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CHAPTER  
1 INTRODUCTION (310KB)
  Procedure
  Acknowledgments
2 BACKGROUND (820KB)
  Government Pay Policy
  Occupational Class Surveys
  The Pay Trend Survey System
  The Standing Commission
  Directorate Pay Adjustment
  Pay Level Survey
  Findings of the Pay Level Survey
  1987-88 Pay Trend Survey
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Page 19-28 (632KB)
Page 29-38 (752KB)
Page 39-43 (273KB)
EVIDENCE
  The Staff Side of the Senior Civil Service Council
  The Official Side of the Senior Civil Service Council
  The Staff Side of the Police Force Council
  The Staff Side of the Model Scale I Staff
Consultative Council
  Other Members of the Civil Service
  The Secretary-General of the Standing Commission on
Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service
  Private Sector Organizations
  The Controller of the Pay Investigation Unit
  Hay Management Consultants
  Closing submission of the Staff Side of the
Senior Civil Service Council
4
Page 44-50 (540KB)
Page 51-59 (652KB)
THE 1986 PAY LEVEL SURVEY
  The Pay Comparisons
  Fringe Benefits
  Consultation
  Time Allowed for Survey
  Conclusions
5
Page 60-68 (714KB)
Page 69-77 (698KB)
Page 78-86 (659KB)
FUTURE PAY DETERMINATION
  General Considerations
  A New Pay Level Survey System
  Valuation of Fringe Benefits
  Housing Benefits
  Pensions
  Medical and Dental Benefits
  Other Fringe Benefits
  Frequency of Pay Level Surveys
  Timing of the Next Pay Level Survey
  The Role of the Pay Survey and Research Unit
  Commitment to the System
  Consultation
6
Page 87-96 (763KB)
Page 97-103 (534KB)
PAY TREND SURVEYS
  Merit Pay and Increments
  Internal and External Relativities
  Promotion and Transfer
  Survey Field
  Salary Bands
  Industrial Weighting
  Conclusion
7 SUMMARY (319KB)
  The 1986 Pay Level Survey
  Future Pay Determination
  Pay Trend Surveys
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APPENDICES
 
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1 Summary of findings in our Interim Report (133KB)
2 Staff of the Committee Secretariat (38KB)
3 List of Organizations and Individuals providing evidence to the Committee (194KB)
4 Benefits included in the "total package" comparison for the 1986 Pay Level Survey (83KB)