Date: July 19, 2010

Bulletin Number: SU-170



2010 Discretionary Increase for SUNY Management Confidential (M/C) Employees in Bargaining Unit 13


To provide instructions to agencies for processing the M/C Discretionary Increase.

Affected Employees

SUNY M/C employees in Bargaining Unit 13.


Chapter 10 of the Laws of 2008 which implemented the agreement between the State of New York and various bargaining units provides for Discretionary 4% and 1% 2010 Increases for M/C employees in Bargaining Unit 13. The SUNY Board of Trustees resolved to withhold the scheduled 2010 4% salary increase but to allow the payment of the 1% merit increases effective July 1, 2010.

Effective Date(s)

1% Discretionary Increase is effective 7/1/10, Pay Period 7L, paychecks dated 7/21/10.

Eligibility Criteria

July 1, 2010 1% Discretionary Increase
The legislation provides for a 1% Discretionary Increase for employees in Annual, Biweekly and Hourly positions.

  • Effective 7/1/10.
  • Employees in Bargaining Unit 13 must be Active or on an approved leave on 6/30/10 and at the time of payment.
  • The 1% Discretionary Increase must be based on the annual salary rate in effect as of 6/30/10.

Agency Actions

Agencies are required to complete M/C Discretionary Salary Increase rosters in EmplID order. SUNY System Administration will forward the appropriate documentation to OSC prior to the payment. The roster must be signed by the College President and forwarded to SUNY System Administration.

All Discretionary Increases must be entered by SUNY for processing.

Agencies must submit a Job Action Request transaction using the Action/Reason code of PAY/SIC (Salary Increase) and the effective date of 7/1/10.

Subsequent Rows
Agencies must submit Pay Rate Change transactions using the Action/Reason code of PAY/CSL (Correct Salary) to update any subsequent rows that appear on the employee’s Job Data record provided the employee remained in BU13.


Questions concerning these increases should be directed to SUNY System Administration.

Questions about this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Audit mailbox.