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Raises of 2% and 2.5% requested for all UW System employees

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Posted at 6:53 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 19:53:12-05

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System officials are proposing that all of its 39,000 employees receive pay raises of 2% and 2.5% over the next two fiscal years, despite a projected $373 million deficit in the state’s general fund.

The UW-System wants the state to fund all of the nearly $95 million in pay raises, instead of the 70% it typically funds. Campuses usually cover the rest with tuition revenue. But, officials noted a freeze on in-state, undergraduate tuition is expected to continue in the next two years. System officials said the plan still woul

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