In the event a lower salary is assigned to a class, the salary of an employee in such class shall not be affected. However, no salary increase shall be granted such employee until the salary range of the employee's class exceeds the employee's present salary.
When a permanent employee transfers from the classified service into the unclassified service of the county, the employee shall retain tenure in the classified service with the class from which the transfer occurred.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes