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  Date:  September 3, 2003 Bulletin No. 427

Subject Performance Advancements for Employees Represented by the Public Employees Federation (PEF) with 21P and CAL Pay Basis Codes
Purpose To provide eligibility criteria and procedures for applying performance advances.
Affected Employees Employees in Teacher and other titles subject to the provisions of Section 136 of the Civil Service Law whose pay basis code is 21P or CAL.
Effective
Date
Performance Advancements for September 2003 are payable September 1, 2003 for PEF employees whose pay basis code is CAL or the first day of the academic year for employees whose pay basis code is 21P.
Background Chapter 74 of the Laws of 2000 implements the negotiated agreement between the State and PEF.
Contract Provisions and Eligibility Criteria Employees who worked 150 workdays during the rating cycle for the 2002-2003 academic year and are rated at least equivalent to "Effective" may receive a performance advance payment for September 2003.
OSC Actions OSC will automatically process increments for employees in bargaining unit 05 with a pay basis code of 21P or CAL, and a status of Active, Paid Leave or Leave with an Action Reason of WDL, WPS or WSP.
21P Employees
OSC will insert a row into the Job Data page effective the contract Begin Date. Payments will be processed in pay periods 11L (08/21/03-09/03/03) and 12L (09/04/03-09/17/03) for Institution cycle and pay period 12L (8/28/03-09/10/03) for Administration cycle.
CAL Employees
OSC will insert a row into the Job Data page effective 9/1/03. Payments will be processed in pay period 11L (08/21/03-09/03/03) for Institution cycle and pay period 12L (8/28/03-09/10/03) for Administration cycle.
Performance Advance (Increment code 0001)
OSC will automatically insert a row in the employee's Job Data page effective 09/01/03 for CAL employees or the contract Begin Date for 21P employees, to reflect the performance advance (not to exceed job rate) using the Action/Reason of Pay Rt Chg (Pay Rate Change)/PAV (Performance Advance).
Promote Recal (Increment code 0004)
For employees who are entitled to a revised salary based on their FIS salary, OSC will automatically insert a row in the employee's Job Data page effective 09/01/03 for CAL employees or the contract Begin Date for 21P employees to reflect the FIS (Fixed Incremented Salary) amount on the Job Data page using the Action/Reason of Pay Rt Chg/PMR (Promotion Recalculation).
Agency Actions For returning teachers due a performance advance for the rating cycle of September 2002 - June 2003 and who have an increment code that is missing or invalid, an Action/Reason of Pay Rt Chg/PAV must be submitted effective 09/01/03 for CAL employees and the beginning date of the academic year for 21P employees. The appropriate salary rate must be submitted with an updated increment code for the 2003-2004 academic year.

Note: Institution teachers do not have April or October performance advances.
Control D Reports Mass Salary Payment/Mass Increment Payment Report (NHRP704)

Identifies all employees who received the automatic performance advance. The report contains Emplid, Employee Record #, Employee Name, Grade, Bargaining Unit, Pay Basis Code, Part-time Percentage, Action Reason, New FTA Salary and Increment Code.

Mass Increment Payment Exception Report (NHRP708)

Identifies employees who did not receive an automatic performance advance. The report contains Emplid, Employee Record #, Employee Name, Grade, Bargaining Unit, Pay Basis Code, Part-time Percentage, FTA Salary, FIS Amount and Increment Code. The report will also identify the reason the employee's salary was not increased with one of the following messages:
Salary below minimum
Position and job do not match
FIS missing
FIS below current
Increment code invalid
Increment code missing
Questions

Questions regarding salary increases may be directed to the Salary Determination mailbox.

Any other questions may be directed to the Payroll Audit mailbox.