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I was employed in a County Government position until 8/9/2013

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I was employed in a County Government position until 8/9/2013 when I retired. I learned yesterday that employees were given a 2% retroactive raise increase back to 12/1/2012. I was just told that I would not be receiving a check for the back pay increase even though I worked during that time period. Is this information correct?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Marshall County Highway Department, Lacon, IL for almost 17 years.

Raises, even ones which are retroactive, do not impact employees who are no longer working. Certainly, an employer could include persons who recently retired. There is no requirement to do so. The raise likely only impacts those working currently and the that is permissible under the law.

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