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Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum B: SECTION 7 COMPENSATION

7.2 Wage Schedule Placement

Employees shall be hired at Step 1 of the base or any step above in the pay range for the classification for which they are hired. Employees shall be advanced one step in the pay range effective with the start of the pay period in which the six months is completed. Salary increments increases to Step 3, 4 and 5 shall be made annually at the start of the payroll period in which the required length of service is completed.

Employees who are promoted shall be placed on the step in the new pay grade that provides an increase of pay of at least seventy dollars ($70) per biweekly pay period over the employee’s present wage rate. Employees shall be advanced one step in the pay range effective with the start of the pay period in which the six months is completed and shall be advanced one step annually thereafter until they reach Step 5 of their classification pay range.

Employees who transfer laterally to another position or job title in the same salary range shall receive salary increment increases as though no transfer had been made.

Employees who are demoted because of reorganization or for other reasons beyond their control shall retain their present salary and shall continue to be eligible for annual step and negotiated adjustments.