PVCC announces pay increase for wage employees
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Piedmont Virginia Community College says an increase in pay for its wage employees and federal work-study students will go into effect July 1.
PVCC made the announcement Tuesday, June 15. The community college says the increase to a minimum hourly pay of $15 better reflects the cost of living.
The current hourly minimum wage in Virginia is $9.50 per hour.
“The last 16 months have been tough and the time is right for PVCC to offer a $15 hourly rate for wage employees and students in the federal work-study program. The change reflects an increase of $2.65 for the lowest paid wage employee and $5.50 for work-study students,” Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services Ben Copeland said.
PVCC says around 45 employees will receive the increase when the policy goes into effect.
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