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Mercy Increases Starting Pay For Employees


Mercy has announced it will increase the starting wage for all of its employees.  According to Mercy officials, the healthcare system will raise the pay of more than 6,000 workers to $15 an hour and raise starting pay to that amount as well.

Mercy said it will also continue to review employee pay across all communities and job descriptions “and adjust accordingly.”

The new minimum wage will be implemented across Mercy on September 19th.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.