Sometimes Monday's start off so well!
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Smart ideas can turn the city into a better place. Like a dancing traffic light that makes people wait and watch rather than walk through the red light.
One of the first things he did was to find out who was making the least amount of money working at the University and help them out. He took notice of the 24 employees that were making the minimum wage of $7.25 an hour and gave them a pay increase that brought them up to $10.25 an hour. To accomplish this, he reduced his own annual salary of $349,869 by more than $90,000.
It was about doing something that would be meaningful to employees. I'm just trying to do well in this world by treating people right. That's what it's all about said the man who once worked minimum-wage jobs himself and has never forgotten his roots.
We wish there were more like you Mr. Burse...