“Promotion” is defined as elevation to a new position with essential responsibilities that are significantly greater than the current position and a higher Market Reference Range. The pay rate is adjusted on the date of promotion by a rate of 5% minimum. The actual adjustment rate may be higher based on the following factors:
When the promotion occurs at the same time as an annual merit review the promotional increase will be no less than the increase earned for performance in the review year. The actual increase may be greater based on the guidelines stated above.
Division management consults with Human Resources on all aspects of a planned promotion including appropriateness of the action and pay.