Flagstaff student, temporary employees to see pay raise

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Although student workers and temporary employees at Northern Arizona University will soon be getting a raise, their wages will still be $2 below Flagstaff's minimum wage.

The Arizona Daily Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2f97FKG) the student workers and temporary employees' pay will be increased by the end of October. University President Rita Cheng said in a statement that wages for its lowest-paid student and temporary employees will be raised to $8.50 an hour.

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In Flagstaff, the minimum wage is $10.50, however state and federal workers are exempt local wage laws.

According to the report, the lowest-paid student worker receives $8.05 an hour. Cheng says 25 percent of student workers will see a raise.

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