780 Kar 3:020. Compensation Plan

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Published: 2015

      780 KAR 3:020. Compensation plan.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 151B.035,

161.605

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS

151B.035

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND

CONFORMITY: KRS 151B.035(1) and (3)(c) requires the Executive Director of the

Office of Career and Technical Education to promulgate comprehensive

administrative regulations to govern the pay plan for all certified and

equivalent staff and unclassified staff. This administrative regulation

establishes the compensation plan for employees of the Office of Career and

Technical Education.

 

      Section 1. (1)

Appointments. A new certified or equivalent employee or reentering certified or

equivalent employee shall be appointed at the salary specified on the Minimum

Salary Schedule for Certified and Equivalent Staff commensurate with education

rank and experience. An employee in an administrative position may be provided

an index adjustment commensurate with the scope of administrative or

supervisory responsibility in addition to the base salary as specified for the

particular job classification.

      (2) A retired certified or

equivalent employee returning to work in a position covered by the Kentucky

Teachers' Retirement System shall not be placed on the salary schedule referenced

in this section, but shall be paid pursuant to the requirements of KRS

161.605(1) and (2).

 

      Section 2. Salary

Adjustments. (1) Promotion.

      (a) A certified or

equivalent employee who is promoted to a classified position shall receive a

salary increase of five (5) percent unless his current salary is above the

minimum on the salary schedule. If the employee's salary is above the minimum,

the five (5) percent increase shall be at the discretion of the appointing

authority.

      (b)1. A certified or

equivalent employee promoted to an unclassified position in the Office of Career

and Technical Education shall receive a salary increase of five (5) percent

upon promotion unless his current salary is above the minimum. If the

employee's salary is above the minimum, the salary increase shall be at the

discretion of the appointing authority.

      2. If the promotion is to a

position which constitutes an unusual increase in the level of responsibility,

the executive director may grant upon promotion a ten (10) percent to twenty

(20) percent salary increase over the employee's previous salary.

      (2) Demotion.

      (a) A certified or

equivalent employee in the Office of Career and Technical Education who is

demoted shall have his salary adjusted to not more than sixty (60) percent

above the proper cell within the salary schedule. This salary shall not exceed

ninety-five (95) percent of the salary which the employee was receiving prior

to the demotion.

      (b) An unclassified

employee in the Office of Career and Technical Education who is demoted to a

certified or equivalent position shall have his salary adjusted to not more

than sixty (60) percent above the proper cell within the salary schedule. This

salary shall not exceed ninety-five (95) percent of the salary which the employee

was receiving prior to the demotion.

      (3) Rank changes. A

certified or equivalent employee shall have a salary adjustment retroactive to

July 1 for educational rank changes which are confirmed by September 30 of each

year.

      (4) A certified or

equivalent employee who administers the National Occupational Competency

Testing Institute Performance Test on a Saturday shall be paid fifty (50)

dollars per hour to administer the exam.

      (5) A certified or

equivalent employee shall be paid at a rate of $100 per lesson plan for each

lesson plan that is utilized as a model for other classes located in the area

technology centers.

      (6) A certified or

equivalent employee shall be compensated for participating in specific projects

relating to professional or curriculum development, staff exchange, and the

integration of academics in career and technical education outside of normal

working hours, subject to the provisions and requirements of the Kentucky state

plan for career and technical education, 780 KAR 1:010. The rate or payment

shall be determined in the approved project proposal.

      (7) Other salary

adjustments.

      (a) The Executive Director

for the Office of Career and Technical Education may authorize performance

bonuses in lump sum payments for outstanding job performance for

nonprobationary status employees in any fiscal year in which monies are

available.

      (b) A full-time permanent

employee working as a dual appointment in the certified or equivalent

employment may be paid equal to the hourly rate of his full-time position

salary, up to one and five-tenths (1.5) times that hourly rate.

 

      Section 3. Salary

Advancements. (1) The Minimum Salary Schedule for Certified and Equivalent

Staff shall be adjusted each year. All certified and equivalent staff shall

receive a salary increase not less than the percentage increase provided other

state employees. This increase shall be provided July 1. Salary adjustments for

those entitled employees shall be retroactive to July 1 of each year once the

salary schedule is confirmed by September 30 of each year.

      (2) Annual salary

increments for unclassified employees shall occur commensurate with each

person's established increment date.

 

      Section 4. Paid Overtime.

If applicable, certified and equivalent employees and unclassified employees

shall be awarded overtime payments in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards

Act, 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq.

 

      Section 5. Incorporation by

Reference. (1) "The Minimum Salary Schedule for Certified and Equivalent

Staff", July 1, 2008, is incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be

inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the

Department of Workforce Investment, Office of Career and Technical Education,

Division of Human Resources, 500 Mero, Second Floor, Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort,

Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (17 Ky.R. 731; eff.

10-14-1990; Am. 18 Ky.R. 3527; eff. 8-1-1992; 32 Ky.R. 966; 1618; eff.

3-31-2006; 35 Ky.R. 1900; 2226; eff. 5-1-2009.)
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