pay raise http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en WY House and Senate Finish Up Budget Work http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wy-house-and-senate-finish-budget-work <p>The Wyoming House and Senate finished up budget work today.&nbsp;Leaders in both bodies say they probably spent more than they should, but they are generally satisfied.&nbsp; Senate Appropriations Chairman Eli Bebout says they addressed some important needs&nbsp;including funding for public employee raises and the University of Wyoming.&nbsp; Bebout remains concerned about the future, but he says this budget is more encouraging than past ones.</p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:03:04 +0000 Bob Beck 54387 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WY House and Senate Finish Up Budget Work Attempt To Increase Government Pay Raises Fails http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/attempt-increase-government-pay-raises-fails <p>The Wyoming House of Representatives has defeated an attempt to increase state, University, and Community College pay hikes from two percent to two and a half percent in each of the next two years.&nbsp;</p><p>Supporters say government employees have not had a raise in four years and many are leaving.&nbsp; But Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau finds that hard to believe.&nbsp; Lubanu says he has lost a number of employees to government employers.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:06:24 +0000 Bob Beck 54292 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Attempt To Increase Government Pay Raises Fails Appropriations committee supports cost adjustment for school salaries http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/appropriations-committee-supports-cost-adjustment-school-salaries <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a lengthy discussion, the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee voted to support a two-percent external cost adjustment for public schools.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:14:22 +0000 Bob Beck 49057 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Appropriations committee supports cost adjustment for school salaries U-W's Sternberg is pushing hard for pay hikes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/u-ws-sternberg-pushing-hard-pay-hikes <p></p><p>University of Wyoming faculty and staff have not had a pay raise since 2009, and U-W’s new President says that needs to be addressed.&nbsp; Bob Sternberg says U-W has lost important faculty to other institutions and morale among staff is low.</p><p>“Everybody knows who has a job that when your morale goes downhill, people don’t do their best work and we have a real serious morale problem here at the University of Wyoming and I’m really committed to resolving it.”</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:11:44 +0000 Bob Beck 45313 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org U-W's Sternberg is pushing hard for pay hikes UW Trustees request $13M for pay raises http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-trustees-request-13m-pay-raises <p></p><p></p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:50:10 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 44404 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Trustees request $13M for pay raises UW faculty salaries low compared to peers elsewhere http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-faculty-salaries-low-compared-peers-elsewhere <div style="margin-top:14pt;margin-bottom:14pt;"><span dir="ltr"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">The University of Wyoming has not given a pay raise to its faculty and staff in four years now and the board of trustees is concerned that scrimping on salaries has begun to adversely affect the education the university offers.</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">&nbsp; </span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:13pt;">David Bostrom, the president of the UW Board of Tru Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:51:29 +0000 Melodie Edwards 44156 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW faculty salaries low compared to peers elsewhere UW to ask trustees for pay raises http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-ask-trustees-pay-raises <p>The University of Wyoming will present its proposed supplemental budget request to the UW board of trustees Thursday and the request will include money for a pay hike.&nbsp;</p><p>Even though state budgets could be trimmed from four to eight percent, UW wants the Governor and Legislature to set aside five million dollars that can be used for merit based pay raises.&nbsp; The average increase would be about three percent.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 23:25:49 +0000 Bob Beck 28981 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW to ask trustees for pay raises