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Sheriff pitches salary increase for deputies

Sheriff pitches salary increase for deputies

To pay for an estimated $1.6 million increase to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies’ salaries, County Commission Chairman Rob Williamson proposed Monday that the county pull the money from capital expenditures. Sheriff Bob Johnson made a presentation to the commissioners during their regular meeting comparing Santa Rosa to other counties. Currently, deputies in Santa Rosa […]

Federal wage law extends overtime pay to millions of workers

Federal wage law extends overtime pay to millions of workers

Effective Dec. 1 federal employment law regarding overtime and wages will change dramatically, more than doubling the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay for 4 million employees in the U.S. according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are currently required to pay time and a half […]

Six figures for Gomillion’s new assistant is typical

Six figures for Gomillion’s new assistant is typical

The $115,000 annual salary for the new position of assistant to County Administrator Tony Gomillion is prompting questions and criticism. But a Navarre Press review of pay scales in nearby counties and those of similar size elsewhere in the state shows that both Gomillion’s compensation and that of his as-yet-unnamed assistant are in line with […]