HB 5 – $15 Per Hour Minimum Pay for Noncertified School Employees

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Terence Everitt (D-Wake); Rep. Raymond Smith (D-Sampson, Wayne); Rep. Brandon Lofton (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Wesley Harris (D-Mecklenburg)


This bill seeks to increase the hourly rate of minimum salary for all noncertified public school employees to at least $15 per hour, and appropriates $110M in recurring funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction to implement the Bill’s provisions.


Filed – 1/27/2021

This bill was referred to following House committees:

-Rules, Calendar, and Operations