Human Resources Policies

HR43 Effective Dates for Promotions, Merit and Training Increases

Policy Status: 

Active

Policy Steward: 

Vice President for Human Resources

POLICY'S INITIAL DATE: August 01, 1962
THIS VERSION EFFECTIVE: April 11, 1994

Contents:

PURPOSE:

To establish effective dates for pay changes.

EFFECTIVE DATE FOR PAY CHANGES FOR EMPLOYEES OTHER THAN TECHNICAL-SERVICE:

Merit Increases

All merit increases are effective on the same date which is determined on a University-wide basis.

Training Increases

> Employees who are in a training status may be granted training increases effective on the first day of the appropriately scheduled month.

Promotions

> If a staff member is promoted to an existing or approved new job carrying greater responsibility, a pay increase may occur on the effective date of the staff member's move to the new job.

Re-evaluation of Positions

Pay changes brought about as the result of a re-evaluation of a job shall be effective on the first day following the decision made on the re-evaluation.

EXCEPTION: If a reevaluation takes place as the result of a written appeal, the pay change takes place on the first day following the date the written appeal was filed.

NOTE: Normally, the dean or administrative officer is responsible for providing funds for upgrading through re-evaluation.

EFFECTIVE DATES FOR PAY CHANGES FOR TECHNICAL-SERVICE EMPLOYEES:

Normal Progressions Through the Plans

Pay increases are effective on the first day of the pay period in accordance with the guidelines of the salary plan. (For technical-service employees, a payroll period consists of two weeks.)

Re-evaluation of Jobs

Pay changes brought about as the result of a re-evaluation of a job shall be effective on the first day of the pay period following the decision made on the re-evaluation.

EXCEPTION: If a re-evaluation takes place as the result of a written grievance, the pay change is retroactive to the date the grievance was filed.

NOTE: Normally, the dean or administrative officer is responsible for providing funds for upgrading through re-evaluation.

Promotions

If a technical-service employee is promoted within or out of the technical-service category, the pay increase occurs on the date of the change of duties.