Section 27.1: Promotions
(a) Any employee, promoted to a position in a higher job group, shall recieve a salary at the increment step in the range for the higher position which is nearest, but not less tha:
$100.00 for promotions to Job Groups II, III, IV,V
$150.00 for promotions to Job Groups VI, VII, VIII, IX
$200.00 for promotions to Job Groups X, XI, XII, XIII
$250.00 for promotions for Job Group Xiv and higher above the salary paid to employees at the time of promotion.
(b) All promotions from step 5 onward will be step to step. Any time served towards earning a longevity step prior to promotion will be counted towars eligibility and time served in the higher title.
Section 27.2: Demotions
A permanent employee who accepts appointment to a position that is in a job group lower than the job group of the position in which he/she is serving shal, upon appointment to the lower position, recieve a salary at the increment step in the salary range in his/her former position. If the employee formerly held a lower position, all increments recieved in the higher and lower position, shall be used in computing increment placement in the lower step.
Section 27.3 Reinstatement
1. A permanent competitive class employee who has been laid off and subsequently reinstated from a preferred list pursuant to Civil Service Rules shall be reinstated at the same salary step as recieved at time of layoff.
2. A permanent employee who has resigned and is subsequently reinstated pursuant to Civil Service Rules may be reinstated at the same salary step recieved at the time of resignation if reinstated to same position held at time of resignation.
3. An employee who is promoted temporarily or provisionally to higher position and who is returned to his/her position in a lower grade, shall upon return to the lower position, recieve a salary at the increment level he/she would have reached had he/she continued to serve continuously in that position.