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Senate Bill No. 391

(By Senators Kessler (Mr. President) and M. Hall,

By Request of the Executive)

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[Introduced January 21, 2014; referred to the Committee on Education; and then to the Committee on Finance.]

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A BILL to amend and reenact §18A-4-2 and §18A-4-8a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to teacher and school service personnel salary increases; adjusting effective dates; and revising state minimum salary schedules for teachers and school service personnel.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That §18A-4-2 and §18A-4-8a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted, all to read as follows:

ARTICLE 4. SALARIES, WAGES AND OTHER BENEFITS.

§18A-4-2. State minimum salaries for teachers.

    (a) Beginning July 1, 2011 2014, and continuing thereafter, each teacher shall receive the amount prescribed in the State Minimum Salary Schedule as set forth in this section, specific additional amounts prescribed in this section or article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article during the contract year.

STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

 

Years

4th

3rd

2nd

 

A.B.

 

M.A.

M.A.

M.A.

Doc-

Exp.

Class

Class

Class

A.B.

+15

M.A.

+15

+30

+45

torate

0

26,917

27,606

27,872

29,315

30,076

31,843

32,604

33,365

34,126

35,161

1

27,245

27,934

28,200

29,833

30,594

32,362

33,123

33,883

34,644

35,679

2

27,574

28,262

28,528

30,352

31,113

32,880

33,641

34,402

35,163

36,198

3

27,902

28,590

28,856

30,871

31,631

33,399

34,160

34,920

35,681

36,716

4

28,474

29,162

29,428

31,633

32,394

34,162

34,923

35,683

36,444

37,479

5

28,802

29,490

29,756

32,152

32,913

34,680

35,441

36,202

36,963

37,998

6

29,130

29,818

30,084

32,670

33,431

35,199

35,960

36,720

37,481

38,516

7

29,458

30,147

30,412

33,189

33,950

35,717

36,478

37,239

38,000

39,035

8

29,786

30,475

30,741

33,707

34,468

36,236

36,997

37,757

38,518

39,553

9

30,114

30,803

31,069

34,226

34,987

36,754

37,515

38,276

39,037

40,072

10

30,443

31,131

31,397

34,746

35,506

37,274

38,035

38,796

39,556

40,591

11

30,771

31,459

31,725

35,264

36,025

37,793

38,553

39,314

40,075

41,110

12

31,099

31,787

32,053

35,783

36,543

38,311

39,072

39,833

40,593

41,628

13

31,427

32,115

32,381

36,301

37,062

38,830

39,590

40,351

41,112

42,147

14

31,755

32,443

32,709

36,820

37,580

39,348

40,109

40,870

41,630

42,665

15

32,083

32,771

33,037

37,338

38,099

39,867

40,627

41,388

42,149

43,184

16

32,411

33,099

33,365

37,857

38,617

40,385

41,146

41,907

42,667

43,702

17

32,739

33,428

33,693

38,375

39,136

40,904

41,665

42,425

43,186

44,221

18

33,067

33,756

34,022

38,894

39,655

41,422

42,183

42,944

43,705

44,740

19

33,395

34,084

34,350

39,412

40,173

41,941

42,702

43,462

44,223

45,258

20

33,723

34,412

34,678

39,931

40,692

42,459

43,220

43,981

44,742

45,777

21

34,052

34,740

35,006

40,449

41,210

42,978

43,739

44,499

45,260

46,295

22

34,380

35,068

35,334

40,968

41,729

43,496

44,257

45,018

45,779

46,814

23

34,708

35,396

35,662

41,487

42,247

44,015

44,776

45,536

46,297

47,332

24

35,036

35,724

35,990

42,005

42,766

44,534

45,294

46,055

46,816

47,851

25

35,364

36,052

36,318

42,524

43,284

45,052

45,813

46,574

47,334

48,369

26

35,692

36,380

36,646

43,042

43,803

45,571

46,331

47,092

47,853

48,888

27

36,020

36,708

36,974

43,561

44,321

46,089

46,850

47,611

48,371

49,406

28

36,348

37,037

37,302

44,079

44,840

46,608

47,368

48,129

48,890

49,925

29

36,676

37,365

37,631

44,598

45,358

47,126

47,887

48,648

49,408

50,443

30

37,004

37,693

37,959

45,116

45,877

47,645

48,405

49,166

49,927

50,962

31

37,333

38,021

38,287

45,635

46,396

48,163

48,924

49,685

50,445

51,480

32

37,661

38,349

38,615

46,153

46,914

48,682

49,443

50,203

50,964

51,999

33

37,989

38,677

38,943

46,672

47,433

49,200

49,961

50,722

51,483

52,518

34

38,317

39,005

39,271

47,190

47,951

49,719

50,480

51,240

52,001

53,036

35

38,645

39,333

39,599

47,709

48,470

50,237

50,998

51,759

52,520

53,555

 

 

STATE MINIMUM SALARY SCHEDULE

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)


Years

4th

3rd

2nd

 

A.B.

 

M.A.

M.A.

M.A.

Doc-

Exp.

Class

Class

Class

A.B.

+15

M.A.

+15

+30

+45

torate

0

27,455

28,158

28,429

29,901

30,678

32,480

33,256

34,032

34,809

35,864

1

27,790

28,493

28,764

30,430

31,206

33,009

33,785

34,561

35,337

36,393

2

28,125

28,827

29,099

30,959

31,735

33,538

34,314

35,090

35,866

36,922

3

28,460

29,162

29,433

31,488

32,264

34,067

34,843

35,618

36,395

37,450

4

29,043

29,745

30,017

32,266

33,042

34,845

35,621

36,397

37,173

38,229

5

29,378

30,080

30,351

32,795

33,571

35,374

36,150

36,926

37,702

38,758

6

29,713

30,414

30,686

33,323

34,100

35,903

36,679

37,454

38,231

39,286

7

30,047

30,750

31,020

33,853

34,629

36,431

37,208

37,984

38,760

39,816

8

30,382

31,085

31,355

34,381

35,157

36,961

37,737

38,512

39,288

40,344

9

30,716

31,419

31,690

34,911

35,687

37,489

38,265

39,042

39,818

40,873

10

31,052

31,754

32,025

35,441

36,216

38,019

38,795

39,572

40,347

41,403

11

31,386

32,088

32,360

35,969

36,746

38,549

39,324

40,100

40,877

41,932

12

31,721

32,423

32,694

36,499

37,274

39,077

39,853

40,630

41,405

42,461

13

32,056

32,757

33,029

37,027

37,803

39,607

40,382

41,158

41,934

42,990

14

32,390

33,092

33,363

37,556

38,332

40,135

40,911

41,687

42,463

43,518

15

32,725

33,426

33,698

38,085

38,861

40,664

41,440

42,216

42,992

44,048

16

33,059

33,761

34,032

38,614

39,389

41,193

41,969

42,745

43,520

44,576

17

33,394

34,097

34,367

39,143

39,919

41,722

42,498

43,274

44,050

45,105

18

33,728

34,431

34,702

39,672

40,448

42,250

43,027

43,803

44,579

45,635

19

34,063

34,766

35,037

40,200

40,976

42,780

43,556

44,331

45,107

46,163

20

34,397

35,100

35,372

40,730

41,506

43,308

44,084

44,861

45,637

46,693

21

34,733

35,435

35,706

41,258

42,034

43,838

44,614

45,389

46,165

47,221

22

35,068

35,769

36,041

41,787

42,564

44,366

45,142

45,918

46,695

47,750

23

35,402

36,104

36,375

42,317

43,092

44,895

45,672

46,447

47,223

48,279

24

35,737

36,438

36,710

42,845

43,621

45,425

46,200

46,976

47,752

48,808

25

36,071

36,773

37,044

43,374

44,150

45,953

46,729

47,505

48,281

49,336

26

36,406

37,108

37,379

43,903

44,679

46,482

47,258

48,034

48,810

49,866

27

36,740

37,442

37,713

44,432

45,207

47,011

47,787

48,563

49,338

50,394

28

37,075

37,778

38,048

44,961

45,737

47,540

48,315

49,092

49,868

50,924

29

37,410

38,112

38,383

45,490

46,265

48,069

48,845

49,621

50,396

51,452

30

37,744

38,447

38,718

46,018

46,795

48,598

49,373

50,149

50,926

51,981

31

38,080

38,781

39,053

46,548

47,324

49,126

49,902

50,679

51,454

52,510

32

38,414

39,116

39,387

47,076

47,852

49,656

50,432

51,207

51,983

53,039

33

38,749

39,451

39,722

47,605

48,382

50,184

50,960

51,736

52,513

53,568

34

39,083

39,785

40,056

48,134

48,910

50,713

51,490

52,265

53,041

54,097

35

39,418

40,120

40,391

48,663

49,439

51,242

52,018

52,794

53,570

54,626

 

    (b) Six hundred dollars shall be paid annually to each classroom teacher who has at least twenty years of teaching experience. The payments: (I) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Salary Schedule; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

    (c) To meet the objective of salary equity among the counties as set forth in section five of this article, each teacher shall be paid an equity supplement amount as applicable for his or her classification of certification or classification of training and years of experience as follows, subject to the provisions of that section:

    (1) For “4th Class” at zero years of experience, $1,781. An additional $38 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (2) For “3rd Class” at zero years of experience, $1,796. An additional $67 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (3) For “2nd Class” at zero years of experience, $1,877. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (4) For “A. B.” at zero years of experience, $2,360. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (5) For “A. B. + 15” at zero years of experience, $2,452. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (6) For “M. A.” at zero years of experience, $2,644. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (7) For “M. A. + 15” at zero years of experience, $2,740. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (8) For “M. A. + 30” at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience;

    (9) For “M. A. + 45” at zero years of experience, $2,836. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience; and

    (10) For “Doctorate” at zero years of experience, $2,927. An additional $69 shall be paid for each year of experience up to and including thirty-five years of experience.

    These payments: (I) Shall be in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Salary Schedule, any specific additional amounts prescribed in this section and article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-a of this article; (ii) shall be paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) shall be considered a part of the state minimum salaries for teachers.

§18A-4-8a. Service personnel minimum monthly salaries.

    (a) The minimum monthly pay for each service employee shall be as follows:

    (1) Beginning July 1, 2011 2014, and continuing thereafter, the minimum monthly pay for each service employee whose employment is for a period of more than three and one-half hours a day shall be at least the amounts indicated in the State Minimum Pay Scale Pay Grade and the minimum monthly pay for each service employee whose employment is for a period of three and one-half hours or less a day shall be at least one half the amount indicated in the State Minimum Pay Scale Pay Grade set forth in this subdivision.

STATE MINIMUM PAY SCALE PAY GRADE

           Years

           Exp. Pay Grade

A B C D E F G H

0 1,627 1,648 1,689 1,741 1,793 1,855 1,886 1,958

1 1,659 1,680 1,721 1,773 1,825 1,887 1,918 1,990

2 1,691 1,712 1,753 1,805 1,857 1,919 1,950 2,022

3 1,723 1,744 1,785 1,837 1,889 1,951 1,982 2,054

4 1,755 1,776 1,817 1,869 1,921 1,983 2,014 2,087

5 1,787 1,808 1,849 1,901 1,953 2,015 2,046 2,119

6 1,819 1,840 1,882 1,933 1,985 2,047 2,078 2,151

7 1,852 1,872 1,914 1,965 2,017 2,079 2,110 2,183

8 1,884 1,904 1,946 1,997 2,049 2,111 2,142 2,215

9 1,916 1,936 1,978 2,030 2,081 2,143 2,174 2,247

10 1,948 1,969 2,010 2,062 2,113 2,176 2,207 2,279

11 1,980 2,001 2,042 2,094 2,145 2,208 2,239 2,311

12 2,012 2,033 2,074 2,126 2,178 2,240 2,271 2,343

13 2,044 2,065 2,106 2,158 2,210 2,272 2,303 2,375

14 2,076 2,097 2,138 2,190 2,242 2,304 2,335 2,407

15 2,108 2,129 2,170 2,222 2,274 2,336 2,367 2,439

16 2,140 2,161 2,202 2,254 2,306 2,368 2,399 2,472

17 2,172 2,193 2,235 2,286 2,338 2,400 2,431 2,504

18 2,204 2,225 2,267 2,318 2,370 2,432 2,463 2,536

19 2,237 2,257 2,299 2,350 2,402 2,464 2,495 2,568

20 2,269 2,289 2,331 2,383 2,434 2,496 2,527 2,601

21 2,301 2,321 2,363 2,415 2,466 2,528 2,559 2,634

22 2,333 2,354 2,395 2,447 2,498 2,561 2,593 2,666

23 2,365 2,386 2,427 2,479 2,531 2,594 2,625 2,699

24 2,397 2,418 2,459 2,511 2,563 2,627 2,658 2,732

25 2,429 2,450 2,491 2,543 2,596 2,659 2,691 2,764

26 2,461 2,482 2,523 2,576 2,629 2,692 2,723 2,797

27 2,493 2,514 2,555 2,608 2,661 2,724 2,756 2,829

28 2,525 2,546 2,588 2,641 2,694 2,757 2,789 2,863

29 2,557 2,579 2,621 2,673 2,726 2,790 2,821 2,896

30 2,591 2,611 2,654 2,706 2,759 2,822 2,854 2,928

31 2,623 2,644 2,687 2,739 2,792 2,855 2,887 2,961

32 2,656 2,676 2,719 2,772 2,824 2,888 2,919 2,994

33 2,689 2,709 2,752 2,805 2,857 2,920 2,953 3,026

34 2,721 2,743 2,785 2,838 2,890 2,954 2,986 3,059

35 2,754 2,775 2,817 2,870 2,923 2,987 3,018 3,092

36 2,787 2,808 2,850 2,903 2,956 3,019 3,051 3,124

37 2,819 2,841 2,883 2,936 2,989 3,052 3,083 3,157

38 2,852 2,873 2,915 2,968 3,021 3,084 3,116 3,190

39 2,885 2,906 2,948 3,001 3,054 3,117 3,149 3,222

40 2,917 2,939 2,980 3,033 3,087 3,150 3,181 3,256

STATE MINIMUM PAY SCALE PAY GRADE

         Years

         Exp. Pay Grade

A B C D E F G H

 0 1,660 1,681 1,723 1,776 1,829 1,892 1,924 1,997

 1 1,692 1,714 1,755 1,808 1,862 1,925 1,956 2,030

 2 1,725 1,746 1,788 1,841 1,894 1,957 1,989 2,062

 3 1,757 1,779 1,821 1,874 1,927 1,990 2,022 2,095

 4 1,790 1,812 1,853 1,906 1,959 2,023 2,054 2,129

 5 1,823 1,844 1,886 1,939 1,992 2,055 2,087 2,161

 6 1,855 1,877 1,920 1,972 2,025 2,088 2,120 2,194

 7 1,889 1,909 1,952 2,004 2,057 2,121 2,152 2,227

 8 1,922 1,942 1,985 2,037 2,090 2,153 2,185 2,259

 9 1,954 1,975 2,018 2,071 2,123 2,186 2,217 2,292

10 1,987 2,008 2,050 2,103 2,155 2,220 2,251 2,325

11 2,020 2,041 2,083 2,136 2,188 2,252 2,284 2,357

12 2,052 2,074 2,115 2,169 2,222 2,285 2,316 2,390

13 2,085 2,106 2,148 2,201 2,254 2,317 2,349 2,423

14 2,118 2,139 2,181 2,234 2,287 2,350 2,382 2,455

15 2,150 2,172 2,213 2,266 2,319 2,383 2,414 2,488

16 2,183 2,204 2,246 2,299 2,352 2,415 2,447 2,521

17 2,215 2,237 2,280 2,332 2,385 2,448 2,480 2,554

18 2,248 2,270 2,312 2,364 2,417 2,481 2,512 2,587

19 2,282 2,302 2,345 2,397 2,450 2,513 2,545 2,619

20 2,314 2,335 2,378 2,431 2,483 2,546 2,578 2,653

21 2,347 2,367 2,410 2,463 2,515 2,579 2,610 2,687

22 2,380 2,401 2,443 2,496 2,548 2,612 2,644 2,719

23 2,412 2,434 2,476 2,529 2,582 2,646 2,678 2,753

24 2,445 2,466 2,508 2,561 2,614 2,680 2,711 2,787

25 2,478 2,499 2,541 2,594 2,648 2,712 2,745 2,819

26 2,510 2,532 2,573 2,628 2,682 2,746 2,777 2,853

27 2,543 2,564 2,606 2,660 2,714 2,778 2,811 2,886

28 2,576 2,597 2,640 2,694 2,748 2,812 2,845 2,920

29 2,608 2,631 2,673 2,726 2,781 2,846 2,877 2,954

30 2,642 2,663 2,707 2,760 2,814 2,878 2,911 2,987

31 2,675 2,697 2,741 2,794 2,848 2,912 2,945 3,020

32 2,709 2,730 2,773 2,827 2,880 2,946 2,977 3,054

33 2,743 2,763 2,807 2,861 2,914 2,978 3,011 3,087

34 2,775 2,797 2,841 2,895 2,948 3,012 3,045 3,120

35 2,809 2,831 2,873 2,927 2,980 3,046 3,078 3,154

36 2,843 2,864 2,907 2,961 3,015 3,079 3,112 3,186

37 2,875 2,898 2,941 2,995 3,049 3,113 3,145 3,220

38 2,909 2,930 2,973 3,027 3,081 3,146 3,178 3,254

39 2,943 2,964 3,007 3,061 3,115 3,179 3,212 3,286

40 2,975 2,998 3,040 3,094 3,149 3,213 3,245 3,320

 

    (2) Each service employee shall receive the amount prescribed in the Minimum Pay Scale in accordance with the provisions of this subsection according to their class title and pay grade as set forth in this subdivision:

CLASS TITLE                                           PAY GRADE

Accountant I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

Accountant II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

Accountant III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

Accounts Payable Supervisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

Aide I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A

Aide II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B

Aide III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C

Aide IV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D

Audiovisual Technician. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C

Auditor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

Autism Mentor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Braille Specialist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Bus Operator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

Buyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Cabinetmaker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G

Cafeteria Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D

Carpenter I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

Carpenter II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

Chief Mechanic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G

Clerk I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B

Clerk II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C

Computer Operator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

Cook I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A

Cook II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B

Cook III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C

Crew Leader. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Custodian I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A

Custodian II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B

Custodian III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C

Custodian IV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

Director or Coordinator of Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . H

Draftsman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D

Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher - Temporary

 Authorization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher - Permanent

 Authorization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher - Paraprofessional

 Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Educational Sign Language Interpreter I ................... F

Educational Sign Language Interpreter II .................. G

Electrician I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Electrician II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G

Electronic Technician I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Electronic Technician II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G

Executive Secretary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

Food Services Supervisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G

Foreman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

General Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C

Glazier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D

Graphic Artist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

Groundsman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B

Handyman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic I. . . . . . . . . . . E

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic II. . . . . . . . . . .G

Heavy Equipment Operator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Inventory Supervisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

Key Punch Operator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B

Licensed Practical Nurse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

Locksmith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

Lubrication Man. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C

Machinist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Mail Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

Maintenance Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C

Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

Mechanic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

Mechanic Assistant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Office Equipment Repairman I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

Office Equipment Repairman II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

Painter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

Paraprofessional. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

Payroll Supervisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G

Plumber I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

Plumber II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G

Printing Operator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B

Printing Supervisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D

Programmer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .H

Roofing/Sheet Metal Mechanic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

Sanitation Plant Operator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G

School Bus Supervisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

Secretary I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D

Secretary II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Secretary III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F

Sign Support Specialist .....................................E

Supervisor of Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H

Supervisor of Transportation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .H

Switchboard Operator-Receptionist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . D

Truck Driver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

Warehouse Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C

Watchman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B

Welder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

WVEIS Data Entry and Administrative Clerk. . . . . . . . . . B

    (b) An additional $12 per month is added to the minimum monthly pay of each service person who holds a high school diploma or its equivalent.

    (c) An additional $11 per month also is added to the minimum monthly pay of each service person for each of the following:

    (1) A service person who holds twelve college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (2) A service person who holds twenty-four college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (3) A service person who holds thirty-six college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (4) A service person who holds forty-eight college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (5) A service employee who holds sixty college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (6) A service person who holds seventy-two college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (7) A service person who holds eighty-four college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (8) A service person who holds ninety-six college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (9) A service person who holds one hundred eight college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (10) A service person who holds one hundred twenty college hours or comparable credit obtained in a trade or vocational school as approved by the state board;

    (d) An additional $40 per month also is added to the minimum monthly pay of each service person for each of the following:

    (1) A service person who holds an associate’s degree;

    (2) A service person who holds a bachelor’s degree;

    (3) A service person who holds a master’s degree;

    (4) A service person who holds a doctorate degree.

    (e) An additional $11 per month is added to the minimum monthly pay of each service person for each of the following:

    (1) A service person who holds a bachelor’s degree plus fifteen college hours;

    (2) A service person who holds a master’s degree plus fifteen college hours;

    (3) A service person who holds a master’s degree plus thirty college hours;

    (4) A service person who holds a master’s degree plus forty-five college hours; and

    (5) A service person who holds a master’s degree plus sixty college hours.

    (f) To meet the objective of salary equity among the counties, each service person is paid an equity supplement, as set forth in section five of this article, of $152 $164 per month, subject to the provisions of that section. These payments: (I) Are in addition to any amounts prescribed in the applicable State Minimum Pay Scale Pay Grade, any specific additional amounts prescribed in this section and article and any county supplement in effect in a county pursuant to section five-b of this article; (ii) is paid in equal monthly installments; and (iii) is considered a part of the state minimum salaries for service personnel.

    (g) When any part of a school service person’s daily shift of work is performed between the hours of six o’clock p. m. and five o’clock a. m. the following day, the employee is paid no less than an additional $10 per month and one half of the pay is paid with local funds.

    (h) Any service person required to work on any legal school holiday is paid at a rate one and one-half times the person’s usual hourly rate.

    (I) Any full-time service personnel required to work in excess of their normal working day during any week which contains a school holiday for which they are paid is paid for the additional hours or fraction of the additional hours at a rate of one and one-half times their usual hourly rate and paid entirely from county board funds.

    (j) A service person may not have his or her daily work schedule changed during the school year without the employee’s written consent and the person’s required daily work hours may not be changed to prevent the payment of time and one-half wages or the employment of another employee.

    (k) The minimum hourly rate of pay for extra duty assignments as defined in section eight-b of this article is no less than one seventh of the person’s daily total salary for each hour the person is involved in performing the assignment and paid entirely from local funds: Provided, That an alternative minimum hourly rate of pay for performing extra duty assignments within a particular category of employment may be used if the alternate hourly rate of pay is approved both by the county board and by the affirmative vote of a two-thirds majority of the regular full-time persons within that classification category of employment within that county: Provided, however, That the vote is by secret ballot if requested by a service person within that classification category within that county. The salary for any fraction of an hour the employee is involved in performing the assignment is prorated accordingly. When performing extra duty assignments, persons who are regularly employed on a one-half day salary basis shall receive the same hourly extra duty assignment pay computed as though the person were employed on a full-day salary basis.

    (l) The minimum pay for any service personnel engaged in the removal of asbestos material or related duties required for asbestos removal is their regular total daily rate of pay and no less than an additional $3 per hour or no less than $5 per hour for service personnel supervising asbestos removal responsibilities for each hour these employees are involved in asbestos-related duties. Related duties required for asbestos removal include, but are not limited to, travel, preparation of the work site, removal of asbestos decontamination of the work site, placing and removal of equipment and removal of structures from the site. If any member of an asbestos crew is engaged in asbestos related duties outside of the employee’s regular employment county, the daily rate of pay is no less than the minimum amount as established in the employee’s regular employment county for asbestos removal and an additional $30 per each day the employee is engaged in asbestos removal and related duties. The additional pay for asbestos removal and related duties shall be payable entirely from county funds. Before service personnel may be used in the removal of asbestos material or related duties, they shall have completed a federal Environmental Protection Act approved training program and be licensed. The employer shall provide all necessary protective equipment and maintain all records required by the Environmental Protection Act.

    (m) For the purpose of qualifying for additional pay as provided in section eight, article five of this chapter, an aide is considered to be exercising the authority of a supervisory aide and control over pupils if the aide is required to supervise, control, direct, monitor, escort or render service to a child or children when not under the direct supervision of a certified professional person within the classroom, library, hallway, lunchroom, gymnasium, school building, school grounds or wherever supervision is required. For purposes of this section, “under the direct supervision of a certified professional person” means that certified professional person is present, with and accompanying the aide.




    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a two percent pay increase to all county board employees and to bring the state minimum pay scale pay grade for service personnel back within equity.


    Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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