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Ghost Workers at The Ministry of Housing

the current administration has found that there were as many as thirty phantom workers weighing down the government’s wage bill.

Phantom workers – these are employees who are registered on the payroll receiving a regular salary but never showing up for work.  For the Ministry of Housing the current administration has found that there were as many as thirty phantom workers weighing down the government’s wage bill.  Under the Briceno administration the Ministry of Housing and the Ministry of Works have been amalgamated and audits are well underway.  The current Minister Julius Espat along with his Chief Executive Officer Victor Espat are uncovering several indiscrepancies within these two areas and revealed to the media today that there are as many as two hundred plus open vote workers along with phantom employees.