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  Date: December 19, 2003 Bulletin No. cu194 

Subject Prepaid Legal Service Benefit
Purpose To explain processing of Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for tax purposes.
Affected Employees Employees in the bargaining units listed below who will receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice dated December 11,2003.
Checks dated December 24, 2003.
Specifics Listed are the bargaining units, value of prepaid legal benefit and the earnings codes being applied for benefit year 2003:

Union   Value Earn Code
Teamsters Local 237  $62.49 PL1
(Bargaining units SB,  SE, SL, SM, SP, ST,

SEIU Local 300  $78.00 PL2
(Bargaining Unit S6)

District Council 37  $70.00 PL3
(Bargaining Units SF,  SJ, T9, TG, TH, TJ, 
TK,TL, TM, TO, TP,  
TR, TU, TX, U3, U6)

SEIU Local 246   $53.49 PL4
(Bargaining Unit T1)

This is a taxable benefit that will be automatically applied for tax purposes only in the last paycheck of the 2003 calendar year. The benefit will be based on the employee's bargaining unit on December 11, 2003.
Agency Action Notify affected employees.
Payroll register and Employee Paycheck/Advice The applicable earn code and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register and the employee's check or direct deposit advice.
Questions Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office.