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  Date: December 4, 2003 Bulletin No. CU-190

Subject Newly Established Bargaining Unit - IATSE, Local One - and Titles for CUNY Theatre Technicians, Theatre Technician Specialists and Lead Theatre Technicians
Purpose To provide agencies with information regarding a new bargaining unit and new titles.
Affected Employees Employees represented by IATSE, Local One
Background Pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement between the City University of New York and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Union, Local One, a new bargaining unit (TI) and new titles, identified below, were established effective November 27, 2003.

Refer to Carmelo Batista's forthcoming memorandum regarding negotiated work rules, terms and conditions.
OSC Actions
OSC has established new deduction and job information for the newly established titles as follows:
Deduction Information
Field Code Description
Bargaining Unit TI IATSE Local One
Union Code IAT IATSE Local One
Benefit Program TIA IATSE Local One
Union Dues Code 464 IATSE Local One
Job Information
Job Code     Description
018282    Theatre Technician
018283    Lead Theatre Technician
018284    Theatre Technician Specialist

Holiday Schedule

CNY5    CUNY Theatre Tech

Earnings Program
NTI                       Annual Theatre Tech Lo 1 NU NTI
HTI  Hourly Theatre Tech Lo 1 NU HTI
NOTE: A list of the new Earnings Codes for each earn program is attached. An explanation regarding the new earn codes is also attached.
Agency Actions CUNY Administration will set up the positions for the titles using the new job codes, earnings programs, holiday schedule, union code, bargaining unit, and benefit program.

Job Information:

Employees cannot be hired into these positions before11/27/03. The agency must use the HIRE action with a reason of APT, effective on the appropriate appointment date.

Use the following deduction and benefit data when submitting transactions:

Confirm that '9' (No Coverage) is the Benefit Flag field on the Work Location page.

Enter Benefit Program 'TIA', effective on the date of the hire on the Benefit Program Participation page.

All employees in these positions are required to pay union dues. Agencies must enter the Union Dues deduction code 464 on the employee's General Deduction page effective on the date of the hire. The calculation routine is 'Default to Deduction Table.'

NOTE: The Union dues deduction amount will be 4% of the biweekly gross. No Agency Shop fee will be deducted for these employees.
Questions Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office.
Attachment - Earnings Programs and Earn Codes for Newly Established Theatre Titles.