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Date:October 13, 2006
Bulletin Number:CU-275
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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 2006 calendar year.

Affected Employees

Employees in the bargaining units listed below represented by District Council 37 who receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice statement dated October 12, 2006 or November 22, 2006.

Effective Date(s)

Paychecks dated October 26, 2006 or December 7, 2006.

OSC Actions

OSC will automatically apply the Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for the calendar year 2006.  Listed below are the union, bargaining units, value of the Prepaid Legal Service Benefit and Earnings Code.

Union Bargaining Units Value Earnings Code
District Council 37 SF, SJ, T9, TG, TH, TJ, TK, TL, TM, TO, TP, TR, TU, TX, U3, U6, $107.00 PL3

Note: This benefit also will be processed in paychecks dated December 7, 2006 for employees who receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice statement dated November 22, 2006 for whom the benefit was not applied in October.

The benefit will be applied to all employees in the specified bargaining units whose address type is HOME or the HOME address is blank and (State) is equal to NY.

Control-D

Control-D report NPAY771 (Time Entry Payment Report) will list all employees for whom the Prepaid Legal Service Benefit was processed.

Agency Actions

Notify affected employees.

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 statement.

Questions

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