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Date: November 28, 2005 Bulletin Number: CU-245
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Subject
Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for CUNY Employees

Purpose
To explain processing of the Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for tax purposes for the 2005 calendar year.

Affected Employees
Employees in the bargaining units listed below who receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice dated November 23, 2005 and who did not have the benefit applied on October 13, 2005.

Effective Date(s)
Paychecks dated December 8, 2005.
OSC Actions
OSC will automatically apply the Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for the calendar year 2005. Listed below are the bargaining units, the value of the Prepaid Legal Benefit and the Earnings Codes:

Union
Value
Earnings Code
Teamsters Local 237
$68.38
PL1
(Bargaining Units SB, SE, SL, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SW, SX, SZ, TS, TT)
 
SEIU Local 300
$78.00
PL2
(Bargaining Unit S6)
 
District Council 37
$70.00
PL3
(Bargaining Units SF, SJ, T9, TG, TH, TJ, TK, TL, TM, TO, TP, TR, TU, TX, U3, U6)
 
SEIU Local 246
$27.50
PL4
(Bargaining Unit T1)

The value of the Prepaid Legal Benefit will be automatically applied for tax purposes for the 2005 calendar year.


Agency Actions
Notify affected employees.
Control-D Report
The NPAY771 – Time Entry Payment Report will be available after the automatic payment is processed on November 28, 2005. Fields on this report include EmplID, Empl Rcd, Name, Earn Code, Grade, Barg Unit, Part-Time% and Amount.

Payroll Register and Employee Paycheck/Advice
The applicable Earnings Code and the value will be displayed on the payroll register and the employee’s paycheck stub or direct deposit advice.
Questions
Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office.