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Date: March 23, 2010

Bulletin Number:SP-118

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Subject

April 1, 2010 Salary and Other Increases for State Police Employees Represented by the New York State Police Investigators Association (NYSPIA)

Purpose

To inform the agency of OSC’s automatic processing.

Background

Investigators, Senior Investigators and Investigative Specialists represented by the New York State Police Investigators Association in Bargaining Unit 62.

Effective Date(s)

Chapters 70 of the Laws of 2009 implemented an agreement between the State of New York and the New York State Police Investigators Association. The agreement provides for a 4% salary increase for eligible employees effective April 1, 2010.

Effective Date(s)

Effective April 1, 2010, paychecks dated 4/14/10 Administration Current and 4/28/10 Administration Lag.

Contract Provisions and Eligibility Criteria

The legislation provides for the following increases:

April 1, 2010 Salary Increase

  • 4% Salary Increase rounded to the nearest dollar for all employees in Bargaining Unit 62.
  • Effective 4/1/10.
  • 4/1/10 Salary Schedule reflects the 4% increase.

Location Pay (LOP) 

  • An increase to $1,536 annually effective 4/1/10 for Location Pay.
  • Location Pay for Monroe County remains at $200.

Supplemental Location Pay (SPL)
Increases effective 4/1/10 to the annual amounts for members who are eligible to receive Supplemental Location Pay are as follows:

Orange, Putnam and Dutchess Counties

$1,280

NYC, Rockland and Westchester Counties

$1,918

Nassau and Suffolk Counties

$2,239

Longevity Compensation (LGC)

Increases effective 4/1/10 to the annual amounts for members who are eligible to receive Longevity Compensation are as follows:

  • 6 to 10 years of service  = $540 per year
  • 11 to 15 years of service = $590 per year
  • 16 to 25 years of service = $640 per year

Expanded Duty Pay (DPE)

  • An increase to $7,452 annually effective 4/1/10 for Expanded Duty Pay.

Maintenance Allowance (MTA)

  • An increase to $3,162 annually effective 4/1/10 for Maintenance Allowance.

Command Pay (COM) (Senior Investigators ONLY)

  • An increase to $2,978 annually effective 4/1/10 for Command Pay.

Premium in Lieu of Overtime (PRO) (Senior Investigators ONLY)

  • An increase to $11,936 annually effective 4/1/10 for Premium in Lieu of Overtime.

OSC Actions

After payroll processing for Pay Period 1L is completed, OSC will automatically insert rows in the Job Data page to reflect the April 2010 Salary Increases for Investigators, Senior Investigators and Investigative Specialists in Bargaining Unit 62.

  • OSC will insert a row in the employee’s Job Data record using the Action/Reason code of PAY/SAC (Pay Rate Change/Mass Salary Increase) with an effective date of 4/1/10 (Administration) for employees whose status is Active or on Paid Leave of Absence.
  • For employees who were Inactive or on a Leave of Absence without Pay on the effective date of the Increase, the Increase will be applied to the employee’s Job Data record only if the employee was subsequently returned to the payroll in an eligible bargaining unit. Rows will be inserted as of the effective date of the Return from Leave action using the Action/Reason code of PAY/CSL (Pay Rate Change/Correct Salary) and the new salary.
  • Any subsequent rows on the Job Data record will also be updated automatically by inserting additional rows with the Action/Reason code of PAY/CSL (Pay Rate Change/Correct Salary) provided the employee remained in an eligible bargaining unit.

Automatic Increase in Location Pay (LOP)

  • A row will be inserted to update the Additional Pay page with an effective date of 4/1/10 and increase the amount to $1,536 for all employees receiving Location Pay (LOP).
  • A row will be inserted to update any eligible subsequent rows after the dates of the increases listed above.

Automatic Increase in Supplemental Location Pay (SPL)

  • A row will be inserted to update the Additional Pay page with an effective date of 4/1/10 for all employees receiving Supplemental Location Pay (SPL) and increase the amount to:

 Orange, Putnam and Dutchess Counties

$1,280

 NYC, Rockland and Westchester Counties

$1,918

 Nassau and Suffolk Counties

$2,239

  • A row will be inserted to update any eligible subsequent rows after the dates of the increases listed above.

Automatic Increase in Longevity Compensation (LGC)

  • A row will be inserted to update the Additional Pay page with an effective date of 4/1/10 for all employees receiving Longevity Compensation (LGC) and increase the amount as indicated on the 4/1/10 Longevity Compensation Schedule.
  • A row will be inserted to update any eligible subsequent rows after the dates of the increases listed above.

Automatic Increase in Expanded Duty Pay (DPE)

  • A row will be inserted to update the Additional Pay page with an effective date of 4/1/10 and increase the amount to $7,452 for all employees receiving Expanded Duty Pay (DPE).
  • A row will be inserted to update any eligible subsequent rows after the dates of the increases listed above.

Automatic Increase in Maintenance Allowance (MTA)

  • A row will be inserted to update the Additional Pay page with an effective date of 4/1/10 and increase the amount to $3,162 for all employees receiving Maintenance Allowance (MTA).
  • A row will be inserted to update any eligible subsequent rows after the dates of the increases listed above.

Automatic Increase in Command Pay (COM) (Senior Investigators Only)

  • A row will be inserted to update the Additional Pay page with an effective date of 4/1/10 and increase the amount to $2,978 for all employees receiving Command Pay (COM).
  • A row will be inserted to update any eligible subsequent rows after the dates of the increases listed above.

Automatic Increase in Premium in Lieu of Overtime (PRO) (Senior Investigators ONLY)

  • A row will be inserted to update the Additional Pay page with an effective date of 4/1/10 and increase the amount to $11,936 for all employees receiving Premium in Lieu of Overtime (PRO).
A row will be inserted to update any eligible subsequent rows after the dates of the increases listed above.

Control-D Reports

The following Control-D reports will be available after processing of the automatic increases:

NHRP703 Mass Salary Additional Pay Report
This report identifies all employees receiving an automatic increase for Location Pay (LOP), Supplemental Location Pay (SPL), Expanded Duty Pay (DPE), Longevity Compensation (LGC), Premium Overtime (PRO), Maintenance Allowance (MTA), or Command Pay (COM). Fields on this report include EmplID, Employee Record Number, Employee Name, Earn Code, Grade, Salary Plan, Bargaining Unit and Additional Pay Amount.

NHRP704 Mass Salary Increase Report
This report identifies all employees who received the General Salary Increase.  The report identifies the employee’s last salary that was automatically increased in an eligible bargaining unit. Other fields on the report include the EmplID, Employee Record Number, Employee Name, Grade, Bargaining Unit, Pay Basis Code, Part-time Percentage, Action Reason and Increment Code.

Questions Questions about payment processing may be directed to the Payroll Audit mailbox.