News Article | July 20, 2022
|"One of our justices of the peace just died unexpectedly in the middle of a pay period. Our treasurer is wondering how to handle her pay."|
Is a deceased public official entitled to their last bi-weekly paycheck or should it be prorated to the day of her death?
An elected official would be entitled to the full amount of the bi-weekly paycheck because she is not an hourly employee who would need to account for hours worked.