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PaySr Bulletins - State Police

Subject: Education and Fitness Payments Bulletin No. SP20
Date:2/11/99
Education Payment

Employees in NU-62 who obtain or currently possess a recognized degree from an accredited and recognized college or university during the period April 1, 1998 - March 31, 1999 shall receive a lump sum payment of $250 for an Associate Degree, $500 for a Bachelor Degree and $750 for a Masters or Doctoral Degree. If any degree is obtained in the April 1998 - March 1999 fiscal year, then only one degree shall merit payment during this period.

Employees in NU-07 and NU-17 continue to be eligible for a $200 payment for an Associate Degree and $500 for a Bachelors or Masters Degree.

The Education Payments will be processed as follows:

For employees in NU-62 Grade 704 (Investigators), the payment must be processed through the Additional Pay Panel. Eligible employees in NU-07 should also be processed through these panels.

 

NU-07

Grade 704, NU-62

Earnings Code EPA EPA
Effective Date Period Paid Begin Date Period Paid Begin Date
OT Effective Date Same as Effective Date 04021998
Annual Additional Earnings Payment Amount Payment Amount
Earn End Date Enter the last day of the 26th pay period that the OT is effective (see Example) 03311999
Check Box OK TO PAY OK TO PAY


Example:
If the payment effective date is the beginning of period 26, the OT Effective Date would be entered as 03181999, and the Earn End Date would be entered as 03152000.

For employees in NU-62, Grade 707 (Senior Investigators) and employees in NU-17, the payment must be processed through the Time Entry Panels as follows:

Earn Begin Date Enter Period Paid Begin Date
Earn End Date Enter Period Paid End Date
Earnings Code EDP
Amount Enter amount due

Fitness Payment

Certain employees in NU-07, NU-17 and NU-62 are entitled to a fitness payment.

To pay eligible employees the Fitness Bonus in NU-07 and the Investigators, Grade 704, in NU-62, use the earnings code FTA. These entries must be processed through the Additional Pay Panel.

NU-07

Grade 704, NU-62

Earnings Code FTA FTA
Effective Date Period Paid Begin Date Period Paid Begin Date
OT Effective Date Same as Effective Date 06251998
Annual Additional Earnings Enter Payment Amount Enter 250.00
Earn End Date Enter the last day of the 26th pay period that the OT is effective (see Example) 06231999
Check Box OK TO PAY OK TO PAY

Example: If the payment effective date is the beginning of period 26, the OT Effective Date would be entered as 03181999, and the Earn End Date would be entered as 03152000.

To pay eligible employees in NU-62, Grade 707 (Senior Investigators) and employees in NU-17, the payment must be processed through the Time Entry Panels as follows:

Earn Begin Date Enter Period Paid Begin Date
Earn End Date Enter Period Paid End Date
Earnings Code FIT
Amount Enter payment amount

Payments will be included in the employee’s regular paycheck based on the agency submission dates.

The appropriate earn code and amount will be displayed on the Payroll Register and the employee’s check or direct deposit stub.

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deductions mailbox.