Employees at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport will be getting a payraise.
On Tuesday, the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Board of Directors approved an increase to minimum wage t for all full-time and part-time employees to $12.00 per hour, effective March 10, 2019.
The new pay rate will impact more than 320 employees at the health system’s Shreveport and Monroe, La. facilities.
The minimum wage rate in Louisiana is currently $7.25 an hour.
“Increasing minimum wage is an example of our commitment to the communities we serve. By investing in our people, our most important asset, we improve their quality of life while supporting recruitment and retention efforts that positively impact patient care,” says Chuck Daigle, CEO, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport.