Journal Editorial: Louisa County wage situation underscores national problem

What working stiff hasn’t fantasized about throwing a Poage?

And what is that, you might be asking about the workplace term we’ve coined in honor of Alana Poage, Louisa County’s Public Health director.

Poage asked the Louisa County Board of Supervisors Monday for an immediate 1 percent pay raise for herself and six employees in her department. The wage increase – a total of $2,003 annually for seven people – was recommended by the County Board of Health following favorable performance reviews of the employees. As non-union employees, they did not receive raises in the county’s last budgeting cycle.

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