State Employee Compensation Update

All session, UPEA has worked closely with legislative leadership on public employee compensation. On Friday, March 3rd the Executive Appropriations Committee approved budget changes to HB08 – State Agency and Higher Education Compensation Appropriations to state employee compensation. The changes include a 2% pay increase, hot spot funding, and funding for the Department of Corrections career ladder. The bill will go through the House and Senate for final passage.

To learn more about the bill, click here – http://le.utah.gov/~2017/bills/static/HB0008.html. A substitute bill has been written, but hasn’t yet been adopted – http://le.utah.gov/~2017/bills/hbillint/HB0008S01.pdf.

Contact Christy Cushing at 801-264-8732 ext. 218 or christy@upea.net if you have questions.

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