City of Paterson, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Paterson: Art. I, Sec. 3 of an ordinance adopted 6-15-1976, amended 7-20-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire Division — See Ch. 39.
Police Division — See Ch. 81.
Payment of salaries — See Ch. 89.
[Adopted as Sec. 3 of an ordinance adopted 6-15-1976;[1] amended 7-20-1976]
[1]
Editor's Note: The remainder of this ordinance contained titles and schedules of salary ranges. For current salary provisions, contact the office of the City Clerk.
[Amended 9-6-1983 by Ord. No. 83-073]
Except as otherwise provided for in approved collective bargaining agreements, in addition to the regular salary or wage rates, all city officers and employees, without regard to civil service status, shall be paid longevity pay as follows:
A. 
For over five years of service and less than 10 years of service: 2% of the regular annual salary.
B. 
For over 10 years of service and less than 15 years of service: 4% of the regular annual salary.
C. 
For over 15 years of service: 6% of the regular annual salary.
D. 
For over 20 years of service: 10% of the regular annual salary.
E. 
For over 25 years of service: 12% of the regular annual salary.
Adjustments in longevity pay shall be made effective the next full pay period following the employee's and city officer's anniversary date. In the case of city officers and employees not heretofore receiving longevity pay, the effective date of this provision shall be in the first complete pay period of 1976. For purposes of this article, years of service shall include all employment and service by city officers and employees in state, county or local government.
[Adopted 2-25-2014 by Ord. No. 14-008]
Given the unique nature of public service as an elected official, and notwithstanding any general provision of the City of Paterson Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual or other such local internal regulation, as of the effective date of this article, the City of Paterson shall not award any Mayor or member of the Municipal Council payment for unused sick days or unused vacation days.