|Date: September 14, 2004||Bulletin No. SP-79|
|Subject||Education Payment for Employees Represented by the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and the NYS Police Investigators Association (NYSPIA)|
|Purpose||To provide notification of the procedure for processing the Education Payment.|
|Affected Employees||Troopers in Bargaining Unit 07, Commissioned/Non-Commissioned Officers in Bargaining Unit 17, and Investigators and Senior Investigators in Bargaining Unit 62.|
|Payments may be submitted for Pay Period 13, checks dated October 6, 2004.|
Chapters 8, 9, & 10 of the Laws of 2001, provide for an annual lump sum Education Payment for employees in Bargaining Units 07, 17, and 62 who meet the following eligibility criteria:
Bargaining Units 07 and 17
Bargaining Unit 62
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.
For Bargaining Units 07 and 62, the payments must be processed through the Additional Pay page using the following information:
For Bargaining Unit 17, the payment must be processed through the Time Entry page as follows:
|Agency Actions Beginning Pay Period 14||Beginning Pay Period 14, employees in Bargaining Unit 62 receiving Education Payments must be paid in the Additional Pay page using the above dates and the Earnings Code EPI.|
|Payroll Register and Employee Paycheck/Advice||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 pay stub or direct deposit advice.|
|Questions||Questions about this Bulletin may be directed to your Payroll Auditor.|