Date: June 11, 2001
Bulletin No. SP-43
|Subject||Education Payment for Employees Represented by the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and the NYS Police Investigator Association (NYSPIA).|
|Purpose||To notify the Division of State Police of the procedure for processing the Education Payment.|
|Affected Employees||Troopers in Bargaining Unit 07, Commissioned/Non-Commissioned Officers in Bargaining Unit 17, Investigators and Senior Investigators in Bargaining Unit 62.|
|Payment Date||Payments may be submitted for check dated 6/20/01.|
|Contract Provisions and Eligibility Criteria||
Chapters 8, 9, & 10 of the laws of
2001, provides for an annual lump sum Education Payment for members in
Bargaining Units 07, 17, and 62 who meet the following eligibility criteria:
Bargaining Units 07 and 17
Effective for the period April 1, 2000 through March 31, 2001, members who possess or obtain one of the following degrees are eligible for a lump sum Education Payment in the fiscal year 2001-2002.
Bargaining Unit 62
Effective April 1, 2001, members who possess or obtain one of the following degrees on or after April 1, 2001 are eligible for an Education Payment in June 2001. Members who obtain a degree within fiscal year 2001-2002, but after the June 2001 payment is made, should be paid the Education Payment as soon as practicable. Members are eligible for only one payment in the fiscal year.
Degree and Education Payment amount:
Associate Degree $250
Bachelor Degree $500
Graduate Degree $750
For Bargaining Units 07 and 62, the Education Payment is included in the calculation of overtime.
For Bargaining Units 07, 17, and 62, the Education Payment is included as salary for retirement purposes.
|Agency Processing Instructions||
For Bargaining Units 07 and 62, the
payments must be processed through the Additional Pay panel using the following
For Bargaining Unit 17, the payment must
be processed through the Time Entry panel as follows:
|Payroll Register and Employee's Check||The earn code EPA or EDP will be displayed on the payroll register. The earn code descriptions, Education Pymt Inv/Trooper or Education Payment BU 17 will appear on the employee's check stub or direct deposit advice.|
|Questions||Questions about this payment may be directed to your auditor.|