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Date: October 29, 2012

Bulletin Number: SP-142

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Subject

2012 State Police Expertise Pay

Purpose

To explain OSC’s automatic processing of State Police Expertise Pay.

Affected Employees

Division of State Police employees in Bargaining Unit 62.

Background

Chapter 70 of the Laws of 2009 provides for an annual Expertise Payment to employees in Bargaining Unit 62.

Effective Date(s)

Payments will be processed in Pay Period 17L for paychecks dated 12/05/12.

Payment Information  and Eligibility Criteria

Division of State Police employees represented by Bargaining Unit 62 shall receive Expertise Pay in the amount of $1,200 annually.

To be eligible for the payment, employees must be in Active, Paid Leave of Absence or Military Stipend Leave (MLS, MTS) status on 11/01/12.

OSC Actions

Expertise Pay is pensionable and included in the calculation of overtime.For eligible employees who are in Bargaining Unit 62 and in an eligible status on 11/01/12, OSC will automatically insert a row onto the Additional Pay page with the following information:

Earnings Code:  EXP
Effective Date: 11/01/12
OT Effective Date:  11/01/12
Annual Additional Earnings: $1,200
End Date: 10/31/13


Control-D Report

The following Control-D report will be available for agency review after processing of the Expertise Pay (EXP) payment.

 NPAY770 One Time Payment Report

This report identifies all employees who received the automatic EXP payment.  Fields on this report include EmplID, Employee Record No., Employee Name, Earn Code, Grade, Bargaining Unit, Part-time Percentage and Payment Amount.

Questions

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