Following is an overview of the WSU Supplemental Budget Request for 2008, approved Sept. 28 by the WSU Board of Regents.
• Under funding of salary increases $1,388,000
The 2007 Legislature mandated special salary increases for state employees. Systems or formatting problems with our data caused many of our job titles for bargaining unit, civil service and other employees to be excluded from or miscalculated by the new OFM salary model and subsequently underfunded. The total cost of these increases is $1,388,000. Several of the miscalculations were identified during the legislative session and discussed at that time with legislative and OFM … » More …