Topic: Employment

Volunteer Retention Stipend Aid Payments Made to Cities in 14 Counties

(Published Aug 17, 2015)

Get answers to frequently asked questions about this pilot program, which provides an annual stipend to volunteer or paid on-call public safety personnel.

Minimum Wage Increase Effective Aug. 1

(Published Aug 3, 2015)

This is the second increase under a 2014 law requiring a phased-in approach to raising the state minimum wage.

Veterans Preference Bill Clears First Committee

(Published Mar 16, 2015)

The bill would allow veterans to choose between a civil service commission and a three-person panel for hearings of termination challenges.