Date: May 17, 2006 Bulletin Number: DOT-8

Call-Out Response Payment for Employees Engaged in Winter Maintenance Activities for Fiscal Year 2005-06


To provide agency procedures for processing payments.

Affected Employees

CSEA employees in the Operational Services Unit (Bargaining Unit 03) in the Department of Transportation.


Pursuant to Chapter 103 of the Laws of 2004 which implements payment of the Call-Out Response Payment.


Effective Date(s)

Payment will be made in a separate check dated June 14, 2006, Pay Period Administration 4L.

Eligibility Requirements

Employees assigned to the winter maintenance program of the Highway Maintenance Division and who were called out ten (10) or more times during the season will receive payments based on the following:

Responded To




75% Calls


85% Calls


95% Calls


Employees who were Active during the season but have been Inactive since March 31, 2006 also will be paid at this time.

Agency Processing Information

Payments are to be processed on the Time Entry page as follows:

Earnings Begin Date:

5/18/06 (for Active employees, or last date worked for Inactive employees)

Earnings End Date:

Same as Begin Date

Earn Code:



Applicable Amount

Payroll Register and Employee’s Check

The Earn Code COB and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register. The earnings description, Call Out Bonus, will appear on the employee’s paycheck stub.

There is no direct deposit for this payment.


Questions about this Bulletin may be directed to your Payroll Auditor.