|DATE:||August 18, 1997|
|SUBJECT:||Revised Garnishment Calculations|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||September 1, 1997|
|CONTACT:||Payroll Services||(785) 296-3146|
Effective September 1, 1997, the Federal government mandated a minimum wage rate increase to $5.15 an hour. Due to this increase, the calculations for amounts subject to garnishment have changed. The guidelines listed below should be followed for calculating the garnishment withholdings on a biweekly basis:
Regents are responsible for ensuring that these changes are reflected in all payroll checks issued on or after September 19, 1997 (i.e.; the payroll period 8/24/97-9/6/97).