Salisbury Mayor Proposes Pay Raise for City Employees
Mayor Jim Ireton has given the Salisbury the city council a proposal to increase wages.
Mayor Ireton says it's about getting to the average of what everybody who does these positions throughout the mid-Atlantic region is making."
In August the Salisbury Daily Times reported that 80 percent of Salisbury's nearly 4,000 city employees earn less than the midpoint of their pay ranges.
This comes after his office found more than a million dollars in savings, 700,000 of which will be allocated to the wage increases.