Date: May 29, 2001
Bulletin No. 260
|Subject||Amended Performance Advance Payment Date and New Increment Code Procedure for Certain Employees Represented by PS&T (BU05) and Employees Designated M/C (BU06).|
|Affected Employees||Employees in positions of Institution Teacher and positions in other titles subject to the provisions of Section 136 of the Civil Service Law, that were previously paid performance advances on a deferred cycle.|
Chapter 74 of the Laws of 2000, which
implements the negotiated agreement between the State and the Public Employees
Federation (PEF), provides for the removal of the deferred performance advance
Effective with the rating cycle for the 1999-2000 academic year, eligible employees who rendered 150 work days of service and are rated at least equivalent to " Effective", may receive a performance advance payment the following Fall.
Example - A teacher below the job rate renders 150 work days of service during the September 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000 period, (or evaluation consisting of ten months commencing on the first day of their 10-month work year) and is rated equivalent to "Effective"; the performance advance is now payable September 1, 2000 for employees whose pay basis code is CAL or the first day of the academic year for employees whose pay basis code is 21P
|Effective Date(s)||Performance Advances for September 2000 should be submitted in pay period 5L, checks dated June 20, 2001 (Administration) and June 28, 2001 (Institution).|
An Informational List will be sent to
agencies the week of May 28. This list will identify employees below the job
rate in Institution teacher titles and other eligible titles. The agency must
review the list and request pay changes for eligible employees in period 5L.
Effective September 1, 2001, OSC will automatically apply performance advance payments to eligible employees based on the increment code in the Job Data record.
Information regarding this process and the update of increment codes for employees not receiving the performance advance in period 5L will be forthcoming.
For employees that are due a performance
advance for the rating cycle of September 1999 - June 2000, payable September
2000, the agency must report the pay change(s) as described below and report the
applicable increment code, as described in the attachment:
1. Request a Pay Rt Chg reason of PAV (Performance Advance) on the Job Action Request Panel as follows:
2. Request a Pay Change for all
subsequent effective dated rows on the employee's Job Data record that are
subject to change. Use the reason of CSL (Cor Sal) and the appropriate sequence
|Retroactive Processing:OSC and Agency Actions||
The system will automatically calculate a
retroactive adjustment for regular and the following miscellaneous earnings:
EXT (extra time)
LT2 (lost time institution teacher)
OTA (overtime annual)
OTB (overtime straight rate)
RGS (regular pay salary employee)
The system will not automatically adjust the following earnings, therefore the agency must calculate the adjustment and report the amount of the adjustment in the Time Entry panel using the earn code AJR:
EXO (extra time override)
LTO (lost time override)
BAL (balance of contract)
RGO (regular pay override)
The calculation for the earnings adjusted by the agency must be reported in General Comments or on a worksheet submitted to OSC with the Agency Certification Form.
|Questions||Questions regarding salary increases may be directed to the Salary Determination mailbox. Any other questions may be referred to your payroll auditor.|