Date: May 29, 2002
Bulletin No. 324
|Subject||2002 Tool Allowance Payment for CSEA Operational Services Unit (Bargaining Unit 03)|
|Purpose||To explain the procedures for payment of the 2002 Tool Allowance for salaried and hourly employees.|
|Affected Employees||CSEA employees in Bargaining Unit 03 who meet the eligibility criteria defined below.|
|Effective Date||Payment may be submitted in payroll period 7L, checks dated 7/17/02 for Administration, and 7/24/02 for Institution.|
|Eligibility Criteria and Amount||
Pursuant to the terms of the State/CSEA 1999-2003 Agreement, a tool allowance of $150.00 is payable to eligible salaried employees who are active on the payroll in an eligible agency and title on the effective date of the payment, June 30, 2002.
Employees who are on an approved leave (including those on Workers' Compensation Leave) on June 30, 2002 are eligible for the payment when they return to work, provided they return by April 1, 2003.
Eligible titles include:
Eligible agencies include:
|Agency Payment Processing Instructions||
Process the tool allowance payment through
PaySR or by Standard Voucher.
Standard Vouchers are used to pay employee reimbursements when receipts are provided.
If no receipts are provided, the agency must submit the earn code TOL in the Time Entry panel using the following procedures:
The Tool Allowance is not pensionable
and is not included in the calculation of overtime.
|Payroll Register and Employee Paycheck||
The $150.00 will be included in the
employee's regular paycheck, is subject to payroll taxes, and reported as
ordinary income on the employee's W-2.
The earn code TOL and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register. The earn code description Tool Allow and the amount will be printed on the employee's pay stub or direct deposit advice.
Questions on eligibility should be directed
to Governor's Office of Employee Relations.
Questions about payment processing may be directed to your payroll auditor.