Date: April 6, 2001
Bulletin No. 248
|Subject||Cash Merit Awards For Management/Confidential Employees|
|Purpose||To provide guidelines and processing procedures for Merit Awards for the 2001/2002 fiscal year.|
working full or part-time in annual salaried positions designated
Management/Confidential (NU06), employees of Public Employment Relations
Board in NU66, and employees of the Division of Military and Naval Affairs
in NU46, except elected officials and employees covered by Section 169 of
the Executive Law.
Bulletin D-1105, dated March 27, 2001, entitled “2001-2002 Performance
Advances, Merit Awards and Longevity Payments”.
|Cash Merit Award Guidelines||
The Cash Merit Award is a lump sum payment which is not added
to the employee’s basic annual salary.
|Computing Award Limits||
cumulative value of cash Merit Award payments cannot exceed 3.5% of the
employee’s basic annual salary at the close of the fiscal year (2001-2002).
transactions for Merit Award payments for eligible employees through the Time
|Payroll Register and Employee Paycheck||The earn code MRT AWD MC and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register and the employee’s check or direct deposit advice.|
|Reveal Report||A Reveal Report, M/C Cash Merit Award Report (NPAY747), is issued monthly. This report will identify all employees who have received a Merit Award (MER Earnings Code) in the fiscal year.|
regarding the Merit Award payments may be directed
to the Payroll Audit mailbox.