County employees to get bonuses on top of 5% pay raises

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 06, 2022 7:57 PM CT
<strong>Shelby County Commissioner Mark Billingsley (right) voted no on funding to provide bonuses and pay hikes for Shelby County employees. Eddie Jones was among commissioners voting yes.</strong> (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Commissioner Mark Billingsley (right) voted no on funding to provide bonuses and pay hikes for Shelby County employees. Eddie Jones was among commissioners voting yes. (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian file)

The $8.4 million item was approved by the Shelby County Commission in a special meeting on an 8-1 vote. The bonuses have some exceptions and caps and will go to more than 2,800 county employees.

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