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Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date:  August 21, 2001

Bulletin No. 269


Subject Performance Advancements for Certain Employees Represented by PS&T (BU05) and Employees Designated M/C (BU06)
Affected Employees Employees in positions of Institution Teacher and other titles subject to the provisions of Section 136 of the Civil Service Law
Specifics Chapter 74 of the Laws of 2000 implements the negotiated agreement between the State and the Public Employees Federation (PEF).

Effective with the rating cycle for the 2000-2001 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 for September 2001.
Effective 
Date(s)
Performance Advancements for September 2001 are payable September 1, 2001 for employees whose pay basis code is CAL or the first day of the academic year for employees whose pay basis code is 21P.
OSC Actions OSC will automatically process increments for employees in bargaining units 05 or 06, with a pay basis code of 21P or CAL with a status of Active, Paid Leave or Leave with an action reason of WDL, WPS or WSP.

Eligible 21P employees will have a row inserted into the Job Data panels with an effective date based on their contract beginning date. These automatic payments will be processed in pay periods 11L (08/23/01-9/5/01) and 12L (09/06/01-09/19/01) for Institution cycle and pay period 12L (8/30/01-09/12/01) for Administration cycle. Eligible CAL employees will have a row inserted into the Job Data Panels with an effective date of 9/1/01. These automatic payments will be processed in pay period 11L (08/23/01-9/5/01) for Institution cycle and pay period 12L (8/30/01-9/12/01) for Administration cycle. Employees with an increment code of 0001 will have an action of PAY and a reason of PAV, and employees with an increment code of 0004 will have an action of PAY and a reason of PRM.
Agency Actions For returning teachers who are due a performance advance for the rating cycle of September 2000 - June 2001 and have an increment code that is missing or invalid, request a Pay Rt Chg reason of PAV (Performance Advance) on the Job Action Request Panel as follows:

Effective Date - Enter 9/1/01 for CAL's. Enter contract begin date for 21P's.

Sequence # - Enter 0, or if the employee already has an existing row(s) on Job Data with the same effective date, use the next higher sequence number for the effective date.

Pay Rate - Enter the appropriate salary rate.

Increment Code - Enter the appropriate increment code for academic year 2001-2002.

INSTITUTION TEACHERS DO NOT HAVE APRIL OR OCTOBER PERFORMANCE ADVANCES
Reveal Reports Mass Salary Payment/Mass Increment Payment Report (NHRP704)
This report will identify all employees who received the automatic performance advance. The report will identify the employee's Emplid, Employee Record #, Employee Name, Grade, Bargaining Unit, Pay Basis Code, Part-time Percentage, Action Reason, New FTA Salary and Increment Code.

Mass Increment Payment Exception Report (NHRP708)
This report will identify employees who did not receive an automatic performance advance. Fields on the report include Emplid, Employee Record #, Employee Name, Grade, Bargaining Unit, Pay Basis Code, Part-time Percentage, FTA Salary, FIS Amount and Increment Code. The report will also identify the reason the employee's salary was not increased by printing out one of the following messages:

Salary below minimum
Position and job do not match
FIS missing
FIS below current
Increment code invalid
Increment code missing
Questions Questions about salary increases may be referred to the Salary Determination mailbox. Any other questions may be referred to your payroll auditor.