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Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date: November 22, 2000

 Bulletin No. SP-34 

Subject 2000 Holiday Bonus Pay
Purpose To provide agency procedures for processing the payment
Affected Employees Employees in Bargaining Units 07,17, and 62 who meet the eligibility criteria
Effective Date Payment will be made in a separate check dated December 6, 2000, Period 17 Lag and 18 Current.
There will be no direct deposit for this payment.
Background Authorization has been provided by GOER to continue this payment in 2000.
Payment Amount and Eligibility Criteria

The Holiday Bonus Pay shall be four days pay for employees in Bargaining Units 07,17, and 62 who are in active status on November 8, 2000.
Eligible employees on an approved leave without pay on the eligibility date are entitled to the payment provided they return to the payroll within one year of the eligibility date.
The Holiday Bonus Pay is pensionable and not included in the calculations of overtime.

Processing Instructions To pay eligible employees, enter the following information on the TIME ENTRY panel:
Earnings Begin Date: Pay Period Begin Date
Earnings End Date: Pay Period End Date
Earn Code: HBO
Additional Taxes For any separate check, 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.
Payroll Register and Employee’s Check Stub The earn code HBO and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register.
The earnings description "Hol Bonus" and the amount will be displayed on the employee’s check stub.
Questions Questions pertaining to this bulletin should be directed to your payroll auditor.