To ensure that it pays its employees the appropriate salaries for the locations in which they spend the majority of their work hours, the AOC should follow its policy to periodically verify that salary differentials are based on an employee's actual work location.
Effective February 19, 2015, Judicial Council Personnel Policy 4.2, Geographic Salary Differentials, was modified to require Human Resources to conduct a quarterly reconciliation of each employee's primary work location. Additionally, at the beginning of each fiscal year, office leadership will be required to provide Human Resources with each employee's primary work location. A reconciliation of employees' work locations identified a total of five discrepancies. These data entries were corrected in September 2014. (Policy 4.2 and the Human Resources reconciliation procedure are submitted as supporting documentation.)
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