Kansas employee pay raises lead to confusion, resentment
July 26, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A formula that Kansas lawmakers have used to determine which state workers would get raises this year has sparked confusion and resentment among employees.
State lawmakers approved a budget in June that gave some employees their first pay raise in several years, the Lawrence Journal-World (http://bit.ly/2vXcOLX ) reported.
The method leaves out employees who have received raises under separate contracts and divides the rest into two categories.
Workers who've been employed over five years and haven't had a raise since at least 2012 were to get a 5 percent raise. Those...