§5-5-4. Department of Health and Human Resources pay equity salary adjustment.
The Legislature hereby directs that a pay equity salary adjustment be provided for employees of the various agencies of the Department of Health and Human Resources. This salary adjustment shall be provided from the funding appropriated to the department in the fiscal year two thousand and may not be construed to require additional appropriations from the Legislature. In the event any provision of this section conflicts with any rule, policy or provision of this code, the provisions of this section control. In determining the pay equity salary adjustments, the department may give consideration to employee tenure, relevant average salaries and such other factors as may be determined relevant by the secretary. Due to the limits of funding, the results of the pay equity salary adjustments shall not be subject to the provisions of article two, chapter six-c of this code. The provisions of this section are rehabilitative in nature and it is the specific intent of the Legislature that no private cause of action, either express or implied, shall arise pursuant to the provisions or implementation of this section.