Tag:state employees

  • 2017 state budget: Public employee compensation

    While teacher salaries generally dominate employee benefit discussions during budget debates, other state employees stand to receive higher pay. But the House, Senate, and Gov. Roy Cooper all have different notions about how much to increase compensation. Cooper’s budget includes an across-the-board salary increase of 2 percent or $800, whichever is higher.

  • More on State Employees

    One of the best ways to free up dollars to pay our good public employees more and protect their pension and health plans would be to eliminate the lower-priority positions within state and local governments.