American Rescue Act Dollars for Lewis County
October 21, 2021
During last Monday’s County Commissioner’s meeting, the Commissioners voted to give essential employees of Lewis County Government the American Rescue Act Premium Pay in the form of a bonus. However, county employees are not the only ones who may qualify and be selected for these bonuses.
According to the Tennessee Comptroller’s office, premium pay cannot be used for employees who work from a residence. It is also limited up to $13 per hour above normal compensation to a maximum of $25,000 per employee.
Like with the county employees, the County Commissioners must vote to give premiu...