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Date: May 17, 2006 Bulletin Number: CU-255
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Subject

2006 CUNY 1% Blue and White Collar Salary Increase for SEIU and IATSE Bargaining Units

Purpose

To provide guidelines and processing procedures for the 2006 1% General Salary Increase.

Affected Employees

Classified CUNY employees represented by:

  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Bargaining Unit S6
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) - Bargaining Unit T3
Effective Date(s)

General Salary Increases may be submitted in Pay Period 7C (Institution), paychecks dated 7/06/06.

Background

The Memorandum of Understanding for Successor Agreements to the 2002-2006 Blue & White Collar Agreement between CUNY, SEIU and IATSE provides for a 1% General Salary Increase for certain eligible employees.

General Salary Increase Eligibility
Criteria

All salaried and hourly employees represented by Bargaining Units S6 and T3 who are Active or on a Paid Leave of Absence on 6/29/06 are eligible for a 1% increase effective 6/30/06.

For salaried employees, the 1% General Salary Increase should be rounded to the nearest dollar. For hourly employees, the 1% General Salary Increase should be rounded to the nearest cent (.5 rounds up, less than .5 rounds down).

Agency Actions

Salaried Employees:

To process the 1% General Salary Increase for eligible salaried employees, agencies must submit a Job Action Request transaction using the Action/Reason of PAY/CFS (Salary Increase) to report increases that are effective on 6/30/06.

To update any rows after 6/30/06 for employees who remain in Bargaining Unit S6 or T3, agencies should enter Job Request transactions with the Action/Reason of Pay Rate Chg/CSL (Correct Salary) using the next available sequence number.

Hourly Employees:

To process the 1% General Salary Increase for eligible hourly employees, agencies must submit a Job Action Request transaction using the Action/Reason of PAY/CRT (Change Rate) to report all increases in the hourly rate, regardless of the effective date.

Questions

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the University Manager of Payroll Systems and Operations at CUNY Central Office..