Date: September 29, 2006 Bulletin Number: SU-129

October 1, 2006 3% Salary Increase for Employees in the Graduale Student Employees Unioon (GSEU)


To inform agencies of OSC’s automatic processing and to provide instructions for processing adjustments and changes.


Affected Employees

Graduate student employees in Bargaining Unit 28.


The 2006 agreement between the State of New York and the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) provides for a 3% Salary Increase effective October 1, 2006.

Effective Date
Effective 10/5/06, paychecks dated 11/01/06.
Contract Provisions and Eligibility Criteria

October 1, 2006 General Salary Increase
The agreement provides for a 3% Salary Increase effective 10/5/06 for employees in Bargaining Unit 28.  The increase is calculated based on the employee’s September 30, 2006 salary rate.  The amount calculated will be rounded to the next whole dollar and then added to the salary in effect on October 5, 2006.  To be eligible for the Salary Increase, an employee must have been Active in Bargaining Unit 28 on September 30, 2006.

OSC Actions

After payroll processing for Pay Period 14L is completed, OSC will automatically insert rows in the Job Data page effective October 5, 2006 for the Salary Increase.  The Action/Reason codes of PAY/SAC (Pay Rate Change/Mass Salary Increase) will be used. OSC will not automatically process the Salary Increase for employees who have Job Data rows effective October 1, 2006 to October 4, 2006. A listing of these employees will be provided to agencies.

All Job Data rows that are subsequent to October 5, 2006 will also be updated with the Action/Reason codes of PAY/CSL (Pay Rate Change/Correct Salary) using the same method of calculation.

Agency Actions

Agencies must use the pre-raise salary when requesting Pay Changes, Position Changes and Transfer Actions in Pay Period 14L.

Agencies must enter rows for employees who become Active after October 1, 2006.

Control-D Reports

The following Control-D report will be available after processing of the automatic increase:
NHRP704 Mass Salary Payment Report
This report identifies all employees who received the General Salary Increase.  The report identifies the employee’s increased salary, EmplID, Employee Record Number, Employee Name, Grade, Bargaining Unit, Pay Basis Code, Part-time Percentage and Action Reason.


Questions may be directed to your Payroll Auditor.