Date:October 16, 2006
Bulletin Number:663

New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NYSCOPBA) Dues and Agency Shop Fee Increase and Retroactive Adjustment


To notify agencies of an automatic Dues and Agency Shop Fee increase and a one-time retroactive adjustment.

Affected Employees

Employees who are currently in or have been in Bargaining Unit 01 at any time since 4/1/03 with Dues (Code 291) or Agency Shop Fee (Code 295), excluding employees currently in Bargaining Unit 21.


NYSCOPBA membership dues for those affected by the arbitration award will increase retroactively as follows:

Effective Date

Biweekly Amount









Effective Date(s)

Paychecks dated October 26, 2006 (Institution).
Paychecks dated November 1, 2006 (Administration).

OSC Actions

OSC will automatically increase the biweekly deduction to $19.59 for Dues (Code 291) and Agency Shop Fee (Code 295).

In addition, OSC will process a file from NYSCOPBA to automatically implement a one-time retro Dues/Agency Shop Fee adjustment for arbitration-eligible Department of Corrections employees in certain titles in Bargaining Unit 01.

Note:  Refer to Payroll Bulletin No. 659.

Agency Actions

Notify affected employees.


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

Questions regarding the Dues/Agency Shop Fee increase and retro adjustments should be directed to the NYSCOPBA Office at 518-427-1551 ext. 240.