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Date: February 27, 2013

Bulletin Number: 1233

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Subject

2013 Special Assignment to Duty Pay for Calendar Year 2012

Purpose

To provide agency instructions for processing the 2013 Special Assignment to Duty Pay.

Affected Employees

Employees of the Department of Transportation or the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in the following bargaining units who meet the eligibility criteria.

CSEA

 

Administrative Services Unit

BU02

Operational Services Unit

BU03

Institutional Services Unit

BU04

 

 

PEF

 

Professional, Scientific & Technical Services Unit

BU05

Effective Date(s)

Administration Pay Period 26L, paychecks dated 04/10/13.

Background

Pursuant to a side letter contained in the 2011-2016 Agreements between the State of New York and the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) and the 2011-2015 Agreement between the State of New York and the Public Employees Federation (PEF), employees whose assignment constitutes an exposure to inherent danger by virtue of unavoidable proximity to vehicular traffic within the highway Rights-of-Way are eligible for Special Assignment to Duty Pay.

Eligibility Criteria

Full-time employees in BU02, BU03, BU04 or BU05 in the Department of Transportation (Department ID 17xxx) or the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (Department ID 49xxx) who routinely work on Interstate Routes within NYS, on NYS highway routes or on NYS parkway systems at least one-third or more of the time actually worked in the previous calendar year are eligible for an annual lump sum payment of $500.

Agency Actions

To pay the 2013 Special Assignment to Duty Pay to eligible employees, agencies must submit the following information on the Time Entry page or the Time Entry Interface (NPAY502) using Earnings Code SAD.

Earnings Begin Date:

03/14/13

Earnings End Date:

03/27/13

Earn Code:

SAD

Units:

1



Payroll Register and Employee’s Paycheck/Advice The Earnings Code SAD and the amount paid will be displayed on the Payroll Register.  The Earnings Description Special Assignment to Duty and the amount paid will appear on the employee’s paycheck stub or direct deposit advice.

Questions

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Earnings mailbox.