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The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) Confirms .12% CPI for Bargaining Agreements Beginning July 1, 2016

The WERC’s website now includes the most recent CPI calculation, 0.12%. On a starting base wage of $35,000 the CPI increase is $42 ($35,000.0012).

Consumer Price Index Calculation Chart (updated last on 012116)

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) has advised the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) that the CPI‑U increase applicable to one year collective bargaining agreements with a term beginning on the following dates is as noted in the corresponding column in the chart below. 

Beginning date of one year collective bargaining agreement Applicable CPI‑U as determined by WI Department of Revenue 
July 12016 0.12%

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