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2017-2018 Classified Employee Pay Changes

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New LEO numbers available on ULink

As previously announced, new state identification "LEO" numbers have been generated for all full-time employees, inc

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Office of Human Resources now using one phone number

The Office of Human Resources has disconnected the (337) 851-6242 phone number.

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Pay rates for classified employees will increase in January according to the state compensation plan. 

  • On Jan. 1, all classified employees will receive a 2% increase to their base pay. 
  • On Jan. 2, the minimum pay for classified positions will increase from 3-35%. Any employee earning below the minimum will receive an increase to their base pay. 
  • Beginning July 1, classified employees will no longer receive performance or merit pay adjustments. Instead, market adjustments ranging from 2-4% will be paid annually on July 15. 

Consult with a State Civil Service representative at the Employee Benefits Fair on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Contact State Civil Service with questions at or (225) 342-8274.