UT workers getting a raise

POSTED: 10:52 PM Dec 03 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -

     The University of Tennessee is raising its minimum wage.

     Workers will be making $9.50 / hour.  The university's starting pay rate right now is $8.50 / hour.  With the new plan, the pay rate will bump up to $9.00 / hour on January first.  Then on June 30th it will increase again to $9.50 / hour.

      UT's Compensation Advisory Board says the increase will impact approximately 223 current employees working across the state.