Governor Orders Study Of State Employee Pay

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 2:58 pm
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Governor Henry is ordering a task force to study and develop a long-term pay plan for state employees.

The governor named a nine-member task force which will develop a market compensation study recommending a pay plan to attract and keep state employees.

The study is to be complete by January 1st.

The task force will include representatives of the Office of Personnel Management, the state finance office, the Department of Human Services, the Corrections Department and the Oklahoma Public Employees Association.

There will also be four senior-level executives from the private sector