By this June, some 1,500 full-time public sector workers in the city of Rochester, New York are expected to receive a bonus of up to $2,000 as part of a single, direct payment.
According to Mayor Malik Evans, “This is a significant and tangible way that we can make working for the City of Rochester an even more attractive proposition in an increasingly competitive job market,” he said in a statement. release.
This news will have a positive impact on Rochester employees, but they won't be the only ones receiving this stimulus check; another 600 part-time workers will be awarded $1,000, Evans said.
Financial assistance is driven by a budget of approximately $4 million. “This payment is recognition that rewards city employees for their efficiency, dedication, and commitment to delivering the essential programs, services, and events that make Rochester a great place to live, work and play,” said the mayor.
Payments will be sent to all Rochester municipal government employees, except sworn or temporary employees, interns, and elected officials. “One of the core values â€‹â€‹of my administration is care and concern for public employees,” Evans said.