Saturday, June 15, 2013

SCANDAL: UNDP pays its staff 30% more than American market (Amb. Joe Torsella earns less than a UNDP Programme Officer - P5)

U.S. Government Accountability Office fails to obtain access to UN/UNDP's way of calculating staff remuneration. 

The nonpartisan watchdog arm of Congress estimates that U.N. salaries, which are theoretically supposed to rise roughly in tandem with U.S. federal civil servants, are as much as 30 percent higher than their U.S. equivalents, depending on the assumptions used to calculate the ratio. That is without a variety of allowances, extra vacation time and other perks that U.N. civil servants enjoy -- not to mention that their salaries, unlike their U.S. counterparts, are tax free.

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