June 10, 2012
Some state employees take a lunch break in the Truman State Office Building cafeteria in Jefferson City. Missouri government employees are the lowest-paid in the nation, and a joint legislative committee will continue its work from last year, looking at employees’ total compensation and ways to improve the pay and benefits situation for state employees.
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Renewed salary study committee faces bigger task
Missouri’s Joint Committee on State Employee Wages now has a larger task in the next 2 1/2 years than it had last year, when its charge just was to determine if state government’s employees really are the lowest-paid in the nation and to recommend ways to improve that condition.