Date: February 23, 2017

Bulletin Number: CU-581

Subject 2017 General Salary Increase for New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) Employees

Purpose To inform agencies of raise eligibility and to provide agencies with the procedures for reporting certain salary increases.


Annual and Hourly White Collar NYSNA employees in Bargaining Unit TE who meet the eligibility criteria.


Pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement between the City University of New York and DC37, SEIU Local 300, IATSE Local 306, IBT Local 237 and the New York State Nurses Association, approved during the 6/27/2016 Board Meeting and summarized in the memorandum dated 8/4/2016 from Carmelo Batista, Jr., eligible NYSNA employees should receive a pay raise.

Effective Date(s) The General Salary Increase is effective 3/16/2017 and will be processed in Institution Pay Period 26C, paycheck date 3/30/2017.

Eligibility Criteria All full and part-time employees meeting the following eligibility criteria on 3/16/2017 may be eligible for the General Salary Increase
  • Employee is in Department 70XX0 or 70XX2; and
  • Is in BU TE; and
  • Has a Pay Basis Code of ANN or HRY; and
  • Has a Salary Grade of 600; and
  • Has a Status of Active, Paid Leave, or Leave without Pay.

Additional eligibility criteria is provided in the memorandum issued by Carmelo Batista, Jr. on 8/4/2016.

Agency Actions CUNY must submit the necessary salary changes through the Job Request panel in PayServ using effective date 3/16/2017 and the action/reason code PAY/SIC. In addition to the 3/16/2017 row being updated, any rows that exist in the employee’s history after this effective date - must also be reviewed and updated as necessary.

Tax Information These monies are taxable income, will be included in the employee’s taxable gross and are subject to all employment taxes and income taxes. The monies will be reported on the employee’s Form W-2.

Questions Questions regarding eligibility for Blue and White Collar retroactive increases may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office.

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

Questions regarding Deductions may be directed to the Payroll Deduction mailbox.

Questions regarding Taxes may be directed to the Tax and Compliance mailbox.