Pay Raise, PEIA Bills Prompt Support For Teachers

By Leah Tuckwiller

On Tuesday evening, February 21, the House of Delegates voted to adopt a multi-year pay raise bill for state employees, including teachers, school service personnel, and state police, and sent it to Governor Jim Justice for his signature. The amended version of Senate Bill 267 will provide more than $199 million to these state employees over the next three years, with an average two percent pay raise this year, effective July 1, a one percent pay raise the following year for state police and service personnel, and a one percent pay raise over the next two years for teachers.

Read more in the Wednesday, February 21, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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