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W.Va. employee raises switched by committee from 5% to $2,300

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2023
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A committee in West Virginia’s Senate has advanced a proposal that would give public school teachers, school service workers and state police troopers across-the-board pay raises of $2,300. The proposal passed the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday and would replace average 5% pay raises initiated by Republican Gov. Jim Justice. The bill now goes before the full Senate. The proposal is specifically for state employees whose salaries are set in a pay schedule in state code. A pay increase for other state employees would be subject...

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