Joey Coleman: Full Statement from Ward 4 Councillor Sam Merulla about Mayor's Chief of Staff pay raise scandal

Full Statement from Ward 4 Councillor Sam Merulla about Mayor's Chief of Staff pay raise scandal

That council is disappointed in and disagrees of the Mayors failure to adhere to the City’s salary administration policy in setting salary rates for staff in his office.

That the Mayor use his best efforts to negotiate a voluntary amendment to any administration policy and report back to council on the results of his efforts.

That if the mayor is unable to negotiate voluntary amendments to employment contracts to bring them in compliance with the City’s salary administration policy that the mayor is requested in consultation with H.R. and legal to seek to reconcile any and all offending salaries for the balance of the term of council and report back to council.

Thank You,

Councillor Sam Merulla,
City of Hamilton,
City Hall: 905 546 4512
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smerulla@hamilton.ca