W. Va. City to Give Employees Bonus for Work Amid Virus< < Back to
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — City officials in West Virginia say city employees will get a one-time extra payment for continuing to work with the public during the coronavirus pandemic.
Huntington City Mayor Steve Williams said Monday that $900 will be awarded members of unions representing city police, firefighters, and administrative employees who did not work remotely during the virus outbreak.
A city statement says nearly 285 employees will receive the extra-duty pay in May.
Administrative staff who changed their schedule for remote work will receive 50% of the payment.
The more than $200,000 needed for the extra payments will come from the city’s budget.