5.1.             Salary Ranges

The salary ranges for all employees in the aforementioned bargaining unit are as set forth in Exhibit A, which is attached hereto and made part hereof. The rates of pay set forth in the Exhibit A represent for each classification the standard biweekly rate of pay for full-time employment, unless the schedule specifically indicates otherwise. For the purposes of this section, the “biweekly” rate of pay, means the amount an employee is paid for a two-week period. The rates of pay set forth in Exhibit A represent the total compensation due employees, except overtime compensation and other benefits specifically provided for by the Board of Supervisors or by this MOU. Exhibit B sets forth premium and differential pay rates.

The rates of pay set forth in Exhibit A do not include reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses for traveling, subsistence and general expenses authorized and incurred incident to County employment.

Effective the first, full pay period following Board of Supervisors’ approval of a successor MOU, there shall be a three percent (3%) cost of living adjustment plus a one percent (1%) equity adjustment (for a total adjustment of 4%) for all represented classifications.

Effective February 23, 2020, there shall be a three percent (3%) cost of living adjustment plus a one percent (1%) equity adjustment (for a total adjustment of 4%) for all represented classifications.

Effective February 21, 2021, there shall be a three percent (3%) cost of living adjustment plus a one percent (1%) equity adjustment (for a total adjustment of 4%) for all represented classifications.