Cost of Living Increases, Retro Payments will be processed simultaneously; paychecks issues with a check date of Friday, December 22

Due to the Legislature’s recent enactment and Governor’s signature of the Closeout Supplemental Budget for Fiscal Year 2023, the Office of the Comptroller will process collectively bargained cost-of-living adjustments and retro payments simultaneously in the pay period ending December 16. Commonwealth of Massachusetts employees will receive checks dated Friday, December 22. Retroactive payments for any additional percentage step increases above the 4% salary increases will be processed in January 2024.