(b) Nothing in this article prohibits promotion of a classified employee to a job title carrying a higher pay grade if the promotion is in accordance with the provisions of this article, the personnel classification and compensation system and personnel rules of the commission and council.
(c) An organization may pay classified employees in excess of the salary established for their pay grade and years of experience indicated on the salary schedule established by section three of this article under the following conditions:
(1) The commission or council, as appropriate, certifies that the organization has achieved full funding; and
(2) The governing board has promulgated and adopted a salary rule in accordance with section six, article one of this chapter and the rules of the commission and council establishing a procedure to ensure that salary increases above the temporary salary schedule are distributed equitably and in a manner that is consistent with the uniform classification and compensation system. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session