Policy-covered employee salary increase for 2021-22; questions and criteria

To: Managers, Supervisor and policy-covered staff employees

From: Steve Stein, Associate Vice Chancellor, Staff Human Resources; Shelby Young, Compensation and Operations/CruzPay Manager

As previously announced by Chancellor Larive on May 14, 2021, all eligible policy-covered staff will be receiving a 3% across the board, general salary increase in the 2021-2022 fiscal year. This message addresses the criteria for eligibility and clarifies a few questions that have arisen in response to the general announcement.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Career positions: Individuals who hold a non-represented career or partial year career appointment and if applicable, have completed their probationary period by July 3, 2021.
  • Contract positions: Individuals on employment contracts whose contract allows for salary increases.
  • Career and Contract: Individuals must (a) hold a career, partial year career or contract position on or before January 4, 2021 (b) be in a policy-covered position on July 1, 2021 and (c) must remain on payroll in an eligible position on the date that the pay increase is paid.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Individuals who were hired after January 4, 2021
  • Individuals who separate from employment on or before the payout date
  • Rehired retirees
  • Limited, casual/restricted, per diem, floater employees and employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

Effective and Payroll Dates

Salary increases are effective July 1, 2021 for monthly paid staff and our goal is for eligible employees to see the increase reflected on the July 30, 2021 paycheck.

Salary increases are effective June 27, 2021 for bi-weekly paid staff and our goal is for eligible employees to see the increase reflected on the July 21, 2021 paycheck.

For questions or concerns, please contact your Compensation Analyst.