§5-5-1. Definitions


Published: 2015

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WVC 5 - 5 - 1

§5-5-1. Definitions.

For the purposes of this article:

(a) "Eligible employee" means:

(1) Any regular full-time employee of the state or any

spending unit of the state who is eligible for membership in any

state retirement system of the State of West Virginia or other

retirement plan authorized by the state: Provided, That the

mandatory salary increase required by this article does not apply

to any employee of the state whose compensation is fixed by statute

or by statutory schedule other than employees described in this

section. Clerks, deputy clerks and magistrate assistants of

magistrate courts are eligible for the incremental salary increases

provided in this article with the increases to be allowable in

addition to the maximum salaries and compensation for the employee

offices under the magistrate court system statutes of article one,

chapter fifty of this code. Members of the Board of Parole are

eligible for the incremental salary increases provided in this

article with the increases to be allowable in addition to the

salaries and compensation provided in section two-a, article seven,

chapter six of this code. This article may not be construed to

mandate an increase in the salary of any elected or appointed

officer of the state;

(2) Any classified employee as defined in section two, article

nine, chapter eighteen-b of this code who is an employee of a state

institution of higher education, the Higher Education Policy Commission or the Council for Community and Technical College

Education; or

(3) Any full-time faculty member as defined in section one,

article eight, chapter eighteen-b of this code who is an employee

of a state institution of higher education, the Higher Education

Policy Commission or the West Virginia Council for Community and

Technical College Education.

(b) "Years of service" means full years of totaled service as

an employee of the State of West Virginia. For full-time faculty

as defined in this section, each nine or more months of contracted

employment during a fiscal year equals one full year of service;

and

(c) "Spending unit" means any state office, department,

agency, board, commission, institution, bureau or other designated

body authorized to hire employees.





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