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County: Cost-Of-Living Increases On The Table - Brevard NC


Depending on the budget, Transylvania County government employees could be given yearly cost-of-living salary increases.

During their regular meeting Monday, county commissioners unanimously approved the increases, which would be based on the consumer price index (CPI) for the previous year. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the CPI is a “measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services.”

Commissioners stressed, however, awarding the yearly increases would be dependent on the current financial si...

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