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Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date: August 21, 2000  

 Bulletin No. 179


Subject Uniform allowances for 1999 for Employees represented by Council 82.
Purpose To inform agencies of OSC’s automatic processing and provide instructions to agencies for processing time entry
Affected Employees Employees in the Security Supervisors Unit (BU 61) who meet the eligibility criteria.
Effective Dates Separate check along with regular check:
Dated 08/30/00 for Administration payroll
Dated 09/07/00 for Institution payroll
Background

 

Chapter 73 of the Laws of 2000, which implements the agreement between the State and Council 82, provides for uniform allowance payments
Payment Amount and Eligibility Criteria The uniform allowance will be $550 for full time employees in the Security Supervisors Unit (BU 61), except for employees in Shock Incarceration Camps who receive $600 (Agencies 10190, 10200, 10510, 10600 and 10820.) To be eligible, such employees must:

Be active on the payroll in the Security Supervisors Unit (BU 61) on November 3, 1999 for Institution agencies and November 10, 1999 for Administration agencies.

Employees on a part-time basis will receive a pro-rated amount.

Eligible employees on an approved leave without pay on the eligibility date are entitled to the payment when they return to the payroll.

The Uniform Allowance is not included in the calculations of overtime.

OSC Action OSC will automatically apply the 1999 Uniform Allowance for eligible employees who were active on the payroll November 3, 1999 for Institution and November 10, 1999 for Administration. Employees on Sick Leave at 50 percent are entitled to a full amount. Employees who are on a part-time basis will receive a pro-rated amount.
Agency Payment Processing Instruction To pay eligible employees who were not automatically paid by the system, enter the following into the time entry panel:
Earnings Begin Date: November 3, 1999 (Inst)
November 10, 1999 (Admin)
Earning End Date: November 3, 1999 (Inst)
November 10, 1999 (Admin)
Earn Code:  UA1
Amount: Enter payment amount
Payroll Register and Employees Paycheck The earn code UA1 and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register and employee’s check.
Additional Information Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Audit mailbox.