Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed giving state employees big pay raises and bonuses over three years. But before moving forward, policymakers should consider whether pay rises for civil servants are warranted.
A recent study authored by one of us reveals that the average Connecticut state employee already receives a total salary and benefits that are one-third higher than those received by comparable private sector workers in Connecticut. . This 33% bonus is the fifth highest compensation bonus among the 50 states. Lamont’s proposal would likely widen this gap.
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