Henderson’s Fiscal Court say they won’t cut county workers’ raises

Henderson’s Fiscal Court say they won’t cut county workers’ raises

Henderson, Ky (WFIE) - Some county workers in Henderson were concerned their raises would get cut. But, the Fiscal Court says that won’t happen.

They met Tuesday to finalize preparations for the 2020 budget.

They say they won’t reduce or get rid of raises for county employees.

“It’s important to reward people. The people are your most important asset. But you also have other expenses that you have to account for. And balancing those two is the toughest thing that any government does. In the end, I think that we all value our people. And we’re going to reward them for the good work that they do, and that’s good to see,” said Brad Schneider, Fiscal Court Judge Executive.

The budget has to be approved by July 1.

Another sticking point concerns the pensions. Magistrates told us the state hasn’t been very open about how much they’ll have to pay at a county level, which could impact the budget.

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