UI employees to see pay increase

By Erica Quednau | equednau@wcia.com

Published 06/16 2014 05:17PM

Updated 06/17 2014 10:40AM

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It's good news for UI employees. President Easter says everyone should get a raise. Workers should expect somewhere around 2.5%, but it could be more or less. That's because raises are all based on merit and vary depending on an employee and department.

It's the third year the UI has used this program for raises. In 2010 and 2011, there weren't any increases because of budget concerns, but President Easter says awarding employees for their work is necessary. The raises will cost the UI about $30 million. They start in August. Raises for union workers may be different depending on contract language.

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