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  Date: December 17, 2003  Bulletin No. UCS-66 

Subject Prepaid Legal Service Benefit
Purpose To explain processing of Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for tax purposes.
Affected Employees Employees in bargaining units S8, SK and SD who will receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice dated December 17, 2003.
Specifics Listed are the bargaining units, value of prepaid legal benefit and the earn codes being applied for benefit year 2003.

Union  BU Value Earn Code
SEIU Local 300  S8 $78.00       PL2
DC-37, Local 1070  SK $70.00       PL3
CWA Local 1180  SD $63.00       PL5

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 17, 2003.

Agency Action Notify affected employee.
Payroll Register and Employee's Check/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 Payroll Deductions mailbox.