The Government is looking to pay public servants around Independence — October 27 — -the remaining 1.5 per cent of a 3 per cent increase in wages owed to them since January 2011.
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves had deferred the payment because of the performance of the economy.
Half of the amount due to public servants was paid last December.
Gonsalves, who is also Minister of Finance, told a press conference on Monday that the remaining amount could be paid in October.
“I have indicated to the President of the Teachers Union that I am working towards the Independence period to make the payment for backdated from January 2011. Of course, this will not only be for teachers but public servants and everyone,” he said.