increases to show on June 17 paychecks
Notices were distributed this week to ITD classified employees
who qualify for one-time, short-term merit increases authorized by the
Idaho Transportation Board. Those temporary merits will be evident in
larger paychecks next week, June 17.
Qualifying classified employees who earn more than $12 per hour will
see a 20 percent increase in their hourly rate for one pay period. Those
who earn less than $12 per hour will see an hourly rate increase of
An employee who earns $15 per hour would multiply $15 times 20 percent
times 80 hours for an increase of $240 over the bi-weekly gross salary.
An employee who earns $9 per hour would multiply $9 times 30 percent,
times 80 hours, which would result in an extra $216 added to the gross
Hourly rates will revert to their present levels on subsequent paychecks.
ITD’s board-authorized short-term merit increases are independent
of the one-time payments the Legislature authorized last session. Those
one-time payments would take effect next month if the general fund posts
a surplus of $124 million or more on June 30.