Pay Raise

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KNSS News
December 09, 2019 - 11:03 pm
Wichita firefighters may receive a pay raise. The City Council is expected to vote on a new contract at today's meeting. The three year contract calls for a 2.5% raise, plus a 1.5% general pay rate adjustment. Union members have already ratified the contract.
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September 21, 2018 - 7:06 pm
The president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents will be receiving a 15% pay raise The board approved the salary increase Thursday for Blake Flanders, whose $200,000 salary will increase to $230,000. The raise comes at a time when Kansas universities are facing budget challenges. Board chairman...
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Dreamstime
August 30, 2017 - 9:01 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department for Children and Families is offering some workers a raise — if they give up the right to appeal disciplinary decisions. DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore said the agency has offered 118 classified workers a 2.5% pay raise. Another 598 classified and...
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Dreamstime
August 28, 2017 - 8:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A move in Kansas to increase pay for corrections officers in prisons is building pressure on legislators to consider raises for all government workers. But lawmakers would have to figure out how to pay for the raises even after a significant tax increase this year. Budget...
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Dreamstime
July 26, 2017 - 9:38 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas lawmaker who heads a budget subcommittee says he'll push next year for a pay increase of as much as 20% for corrections officers at state prisons. Republican Rep. J.R. Claeys of Salina announced his proposal following an uprising last month at the state's maximum-...
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Dreamstime
March 24, 2017 - 9:33 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are considering a proposal to increase pay for judges and other state court system workers by as much as 22%. The issue arose Friday as the House Appropriations Committee worked on budget legislation. Rep. Sean Tarwater, (R-Stilwell), proposed that the panel...
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