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Date:November 28, 2007
Bulletin Number: CU-314
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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 2007 calendar year.

Affected Employees

Employees who are represented by DC-37 and in the bargaining units listed below, reside within the following zip codes, receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice statement dated November 21, 2007, and did not receive the benefit payment in October 2007.

New York City

Zip Codes

Brooklyn

112XX

Bronx

104XX

Queens

110XX,111XX,113XX,114XX

Manhattan

100XX, 101XX, 102XX

Staten Island

103XX

 

 

New York State

Zip Codes

Nassau County

110XX,115XX,116XX,117XX,118XX

Suffolk County

117XX (except 11719, 11764, 11778,11786,11789 & 11792)

Westchester County

105XX,106XX,107XX,108XX

Rockland County

109XX

Also affected are all employees who are represented by Teamsters, Local 237 or SEIU, Local 300 in the bargaining units listed below, receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice statement dated November 21, 2007, and did not receive the benefit payment in October 2007.

Effective Date(s)

Paychecks dated December 6, 2007.

OSC Actions

OSC will automatically apply the Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for the 2007 calendar year.  Listed below are the union, bargaining unit, value of the Prepaid Legal Service Benefit, and the Earnings Codes:

Union
Bargaining Units
Value
Earnings Code

Teamsters, Local 237

SB, SE, SL, SM, SP, ST, SU, SV, SW, SX, SZ, TS, TT

$72.28
PL1

SEIU, Local 300

S6
$78.00
PL2
District Council 37 SF, SJ, T9, TG, TH, TJ, TK, TL, TM, TO, TP, TR, TU, TX, U3, U6
$107.00
PL3

Employees cannot receive more than one (1) Prepaid Legal Service Benefit payment per calendar year.

Agency Actions

Notify affected employees.

Control-D Report

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

Payroll Register
and Employee’s
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.