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2005/2006 MTAS Salary and Fringe Benefit Survey
(Created: 04/27/2006; Reviewed: April 27, 2006 )

The MTAS annual salary and fringe benefit survey for 2005/2006 shows salary increases for city employees rose significantly over 2004/2005 data. This report contains a summary of the findings as well as a means to request specific information. (To request a report from the salary survey, please contact MTAS at the address at the bottom of this page.)
2013 Workers' Compensation Reform Act
General (Created: 12/13/2013; Reviewed: August 10, 2018 )

Effective July 2014, Tennessee's new Workers' Compensation Reform Act goes into effect. The new law is considered favorable to employers and involves a more efficient claims resolution process and lower administrative costs, and it also establishes a panel of judges that will take cases out of the crowded court.
2014 Goals Planning Retreat: City of Fayetteville, Tennessee
Report/Study (Created: 02/15/2014; Reviewed: June 22, 2017 )

MTAS was asked to facilitate a strategic planning retreat for the City of Fayetteville.
2019 Court Cost Data
General (Created: 12/17/2019; Reviewed: May 13, 2020 )

A list of the court costs for selected Tennessee cities.
2019 Fair Labor Standards Act final rules released
General (Created: 10/18/2019; Reviewed: October 18, 2019 )

The U.S. Department of Labor has set a new standard salary level in the Fair Labor Standards Act of $684 per week/$1,368 biweekly/$1,482 semimonthly/$2,964 month (equivalent of $35,568 per year). The Department has also set the Highly Compensated Employee (HCE) annual compensation amount at a new level of $107,432. The new salary rates are effective January 1, 2020. This hot topic from MTAS reviews the history of the new rules and also discusses discretionary bonuses and incentive payments rule changes.
2019 Projected COLA Adjustment Survey
Survey (Created: 04/02/2019; Reviewed: May 14, 2020 )

Seventeen Tennessee cities were surveyed to find out about their proposed 2019 COLA numbers.
2020 Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance
General (Created: 09/03/2020; Reviewed: September 3, 2020 )

A memo from MTAS on the 2020 Payroll Tax Deferral Program

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