Date: July 29, 2002
Bulletin No. CU-149
|Subject||Pay Rate Changes for CUNY Skilled Trade Titles|
|Purpose||To explain the agency procedures for reporting the rate increases and the adjustments for miscellaneous earnings|
Employees in the following titles:
|Effective Date||Pay period 9C, paychecks dated 8/8/02|
The rate increases are effective 7/1/99 and 7/1/00 for Oiler, Oiler (CUNY) and Stationary Engineer titles.
The effective dates of the increases for Senior Stationary Engineers are effective 7/1/99, 7/1/00 and 9/30/01.
The new rates and other information are contained in Carmelo Batista, Jr.'s memorandum, dated 6/10/2002.
Change in the Eligibility Rules for Overtime
As per Carmelo Batista, Jr.'s memorandum, dated 6/10/02, effective 9/30/01, employees in these titles are to be paid at the overtime rate for all work performed after 8 hours actually worked on the employee's regular workday.
This change in eligibility criteria may result in additional overtime payments for employees in these titles for overtime work performed on or after 9/30/01.
Each agency must determine the employees who are affected by this change and report the appropriate overtime hours or overtime adjustment for all affected payroll periods.
|Agency Actions: Reporting the Rate Increases||
To increase the hourly rate(s) of employees
in these titles, the agency may submit the following actions in payroll period
9C; regardless of the employee's status.
For All Titles
Additional Instructions for Stationary Engineers and Oilers
Additional Instructions for Senior Stationary Engineers
Actions: Reporting Retroactive Adjustments for Misc. Earnings
Overtime Due to New Criteria
Reporting Retroactive Adjustments for
All Miscellaneous Earnings
Agencies are responsible for calculating the retroactive adjustments for all miscellaneous earnings previously reported in the Time Entry panel with an earnings date on or after 7/1/99.
The earn code AJR must be used to report the combined retroactive adjustment for all earnings. Provide an explanation of the adjustment in the General Comments panel or on a separate worksheet submitted to the auditor. If the agency uses a worksheet, the worksheet must be received in the audit unit by the agency reporting deadline for pay period 9C.
The earn code AJR should be reported as follows:
Enter the total amount of the adjustment
Processing Automatic Retroactive Adjustments
OSC will automatically process the
retroactive adjustments for all "regular hours" previously paid to
employees in these titles since 7/1/99, provided the agency submits all
The automatic adjustment will be calculated for all employees, regardless of the employee's current status.
|Revised Rate Chart||A new Rate Chart, reflecting the new rates and appropriate earnings codes, will be faxed to agencies.|
|Questions||Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office.|