ANDRUS approves salary increase, hits NY State target early
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, New York, January 23 2017 – ANDRUS President and CEO Bryan R. Murphy is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved raising the minimum base salary for ANDRUS employees, and that the new policies are already effective.
“We appreciate everything our staff does for the families and children that we serve, and part of the plan to recognize that includes increasing our wages. This is a necessary and welcome step to attracting and retaining the best and brightest talent in our field.”, said ANDRUS President and CEO Bryan Murphy.
The ANDRUS Board of Directors and administration have been meeting regularly to discuss improving earnings and benefits for all employees. In an effort to maintain the high caliber of staff and attract more expertise, the Board of Directors announced that it has approved raising the minimum base salary for full-time employees at ANDRUS to $15-an-hour, effective December 30th, 2016.
Governor Cuomo of New York recently signed into law an increase to the minimum wage across the state to $15-an-hour. The multi-year phase-in plan has already begun, with all businesses to reach the new target for wages by the end of 2018.
ANDRUS is proud to be the first of many organizations to have already met the new target, and will continue to work to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to high standards of employment and compensation.
ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. With programs on campus, in schools and within community-based settings throughout Westchester County, the nonprofit reaches almost 4,500 children and families each year from the New York Metropolitan area. ANDRUS also operates the Andrus Center for Learning and Innovation (ACLI) and the ANDRUS Sanctuary Institute, which has provided training and consultation to over 350 organizations worldwide in the use of a trauma-sensitive model for treatment and organizational change. Visit www.Andrus1928.org to learn more.
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