Date: April 13, 2009 
Bulletin Number: CU-367

Salary Rate Increases for CUNY Electricians


To explain the agency procedures for reporting rate increases

Affected Employees

CUNY employees in the titles of Electrician, Electrician Helper and Supervisor Electrician.

Effective Date(s)

Increases may be submitted in Pay Period 4C (Institution), paychecks dated 5/21/09.

Rate increases are effective 5/14/09.


The rate increases are pursuant to the New York City Comptroller’s Consent Determination dated January 26, 2009.

The new rates and other information are contained in a memorandum from Carmelo Batista, Jr. dated February 23, 2009.

Agency Actions

Reporting the Rate Increases

To increase the hourly rate(s), the agency must submit the following requests:

  • For all rate increases, request a Pay Change with the Action/Reason code of Pay Rate Chg/CRT (Pay Rate Change/Change Rate) on the Job Action Request page, using the effective date of 5/14/09, and submit the new hourly rate.
  • A separate request must be made for each of the rows that exist on the employee’s Job Data page.

Revised Rate Chart

A revised rate chart reflecting the new rates and appropriate

earnings codes has been issued.


Questions about processing transactions may be e-mailed to the Non Executive Audit mailbox.