|Date: November 24, 2003||Bulletin No. 445|
|Subject||2003 Uniform Allowance for Employees Represented by NYSCOPBA and Council 82|
|Purpose||To inform agencies of OSC's automatic processing and to provide instructions to agencies for processing Time Entry transactions.|
|Affected Employees||Employees in the Security Services Unit (BU 01), Council 82 Agency Law Enforcement Services Unit (BU 31), and Council 82 Security Supervisors Unit (BU 61).|
|Background||Settlement of PERB Case Number U-21309 between the State of New York and the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, Inc., and subsequent GOER Memorandum authorize a 2003 payment under Article 20.2 Uniform Cleaning and Maintenance Allowance to employees in NYSCOPBA (BU 01), Council 82 Agency Law Enforcement Services Unit (BU 31), and Council 82 Security Supervisors Unit (BU 61).|
Separate check dated December 11, 2003
(Institution Agencies) and
December 17, 2003 (Administration Agencies).
|Payment Amount and Eligibility Criteria||
The Uniform Allowance payment is $550
for full-time employees in the Security Services Unit (BU 01), Council 82
Agency Law Enforcement Services Unit (BU 31), and Council 82 Security
Supervisors Unit (BU 61), except for eligible employees in Shock
Incarceration Facilities (Agencies 10190,10200,10510, 10600, 10820) who will
To be eligible, such employees must:
NOTE: NYSCOPBA members who are on union leave should not be provided with a uniform allowance.
OSC will automatically process the 2003
Uniform Allowance for eligible employees who were active on the payroll
November 5, 2003 (Administration agencies) and November 12, 2003
Eligible employees on Military Stipend as a result of the events of 9/11/01 will not be processed automatically and therefore must be submitted by the agency.
|Agency Payment Processing Instructions||
For those payments not automatically
processed, including those employees on Military Stipend, enter the
following information on the Time Entry panel:
|Miscellaneous Payment Information||
For any separate check payment, if an
employee has an additional tax amount in his/her record, the additional tax
will be deducted from both the regular check and the separate check.
The Uniform Allowance is not pensionable and is not included in the calculation of overtime.
|Payroll Register and Employee's Paycheck||The earnings code UA8 or UA1 and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register. The earnings description 'Uniform Allowance NU01' for earnings code UA8 and 'Uniform Allowance NU61/31' for UA1and the amount will be displayed on the employee's check stub.|
|Questions||Questions about the Uniform Allowance payment may be directed to your payroll auditor.|