Effective February 1st or Pay Period 4 of 2015, all general city employee members of the Employee’ Retirement System who were hired prior to January 1, 2014 will contribute 5.5% of their earnable compensation (i.e., base salary) towards their pension as a result of recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision. The following table summarizes employees’ eligibility for salary adjustments as a result of having to make this 5.5% contribution per the WI Supreme Court decision on Act 10.
On June 24, 2014 the Common Council approved a proposal from Mayor Tom Barrett to implement a general wage increase of 1% for eligible non-represented City employees and members of the following certain certified bargaining units:
SEIU Healthcare District 1199, Staff Nurses’ Council --
Technicians, Engineers and Architects of Milwaukee (TEAM)