SHRA Legislative Increase effective July 1

Dollar bills in jean pocketThe Appropriations Act of 2017 (SB 257) became law (SL 2017-57) on June 28, 2017 and is effective July 1, 2017. The Act provides a salary increase, effective July 1, 2017, for all eligible State employees subject to the North Carolina Human Resources Act.

The salaries in effect June 30, 2017 for eligible employees shall be increased by $1,000 with no consideration of the maximum of the range. This increase will be in the July payroll for all eligible employees.

A pro-rata percentage applies for eligible part-time employees.

Employees with permanent (full-time/part-time), probationary, and time-limited appointments are eligible, including those permanent full-time employees who work a 9-, 10-, or 11-month work schedule.

The increase does not apply to employees separated from state service prior to July 1, 2017 or to employees hired effective July 1, 2017 or later.

Employees on approved leave of absence without pay should receive the legislative increase upon reinstatement.

Employees are eligible for the increase without consideration of performance ratings or disciplinary actions.

Longevity payments for July will be calculated to reflect the Legislative Increase.

Contact: James Lucas

July 20, 2017

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