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Erwin gets 11% pay raise

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Erwin gets 11% pay raise

Postby Shorty » Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:42 pm

Walker uses trickery to reward his loyal followers, while the other workers get a measly 1% slap-in-the-face raise.

Move to ghost job and back gives Capitol Police chief big raises
http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolit ... 63431.html

" Gov. Scott Walker's administration rewarded the new hardline Capitol Police chief and his top deputy with double-digit pay raises earlier this year after moving the pair on paper to phantom jobs for two weeks and then back to their real posts.

Chief Dave Erwin — who has overseen a crackdown on Walker protesters at the statehouse — received an overall salary hike of 11.7%, to $111,067 a year, the same rate as his predecessor. That amounts to an $11,680 annual raise. That hefty raise was possible only because Walker officials transferred Erwin on Feb. 5 to a ghostposition in the state Department of Administration, according to a copy of the transfer letter obtained by the Journal Sentinel. Then, on the same day, he was shuffled back to his real job as head of the Capitol Police force."
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Re: Erwin gets 11% pay raise

Postby david cohen » Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:15 pm

Why there oughta be a law......
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Re: Erwin gets 11% pay raise

Postby WestSideYuppie » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:30 pm

If the police job was vacant, did they go through a proper recruiting process?
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