State grants uneven pay raises for workers – Raleigh News & Observer State –

Administrators at state psychiatric hospitals trying to reverse their troubled history of inadequate oversight and questionable deaths were among those who got bigger paychecks.

Thousands of state employees have gone without pay raises for two years while some of their colleagues have seen their wages swell 5 percent, 10 percent and more, even without getting promotions.

Top bureaucrats at the departments of Justice, Health and Human Services and Public Instruction received raises since June 2009.

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