NYS Comptroller Seal  

Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date:  November 20, 2000

Bulletin No. CU-97


Subject Deduction processing for certain Union codes.
This CUNY bulletin is a follow up to statewide bulletin number 212 dated November 20, 2000.
Purpose To explain the correct calculation routine to be used when entering certain deduction codes on line.
Affected Employees  Employees in bargaining units T8 with deduction code 274 or 290 and bargaining unit AJ with deduction code 274 whose current deduction calculation routine on the general deduction panel is NOT Flat Amount.

Employees in bargaining unit GA with deduction code 249 whose current calculation routine is NOT default to deduction table.

Effective Date On line entries of November 18, 2000
OSC Actions OSC will automatically insert a row on general deductions to update the calculation routine to Flat Amount for any employee who has a current deduction calculation routine of default to deduction table and the deduction is not end dated if the deduction code is:

274 barg unit AJ 274 or 290 barg unit T8

OSC will insert a row on general deductions to update the calculation routine to Default to Deduction Table for any employee who has a current deduction calculation routine of Flat Amount and the deduction is not end dated if the deduction code is:

249 barg unit GA

Agency Actions When entering codes 274 or 290 choose the calculation routine Flat Amount.

The amount to be entered in the Flat/Addl amount field for PSC dues (274) and PSC agency shop (290) is $26.69 for bargaining unit T8.

If an employee is in bargaining unit AJ, the amount for the voluntary dues for code 274 is $7.69 and should be entered in the Flat/Addl amount field. It is the agencies responsibility to enter the correct dollar amount when the calculation routine Flat Amount is required. There is no edit on the dollar amount entered by the agency when the calculation routine is Flat Amount.

If an employee is in bargaining unit GA the voluntary dues code is 249. Choose the calculation routine Default to Deduction Table when entering this code. No dollar amount is required.

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