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Date: November 14, 2011

Bulletin Number: SU-183

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Subject

2011 UUP 1% Discretionary Increase

Purpose

To provide instructions to agencies for processing United University Professions (UUP) Discretionary Salary Increases

Affected Employees

SUNY Professional Services employees in Bargaining Unit 08 with who are active or on an approved leave of absence on 6/30/11.

Background

Chapter 113 of Laws of 2008 implemented the agreement between the State of New York and UUP and provides for Discretionary Salary Increases for UUP BU 08 employees. Payment of the increase is at the discretion of the College President and may be made to employee’s who are incumbents on the payroll on 6/30/11.

Effective Date(s)

SUNY System Administration has designated pay periods for each campus to submit their discretionary increases. Discretionary Increases may be submitted in Pay Periods 16L and 17L, paychecks dated 11/23/11 and 12/07/11.

7/1/11 – Pay Basis Codes of ANN or CYF
8/18/11 – Pay Basis Codes 21P or CYP
9/1/11 – Pay Basis Code CAL      

Eligibility

Employee’s in BU 08 must be active or on an approved leave on the eligibility date of 6/30/11.

Agency Actions

Agencies are required to complete the UUP Discretionary Salary Increase rosters in Empl ID order. The roster must be signed by the College President and forwarded to SUNY System Administration, who will then forward it to OSC in an Excel file format. All Discretionary Salary Increases must be entered by SUNY through the Automated Interface in Pay Periods 16L and 17L. SUNY must ensure that the position salary information is updated prior to submitting these transactions.

To process the 1% increase for eligible employees, agencies must submit a Job Action Request transaction using the Action/Reason code of Pay Rate Change/SIC (Salary Increase).

For eligible employees with the Pay Basis Code of ANN or CYF, the Action/Reason code of Pay Rate Change/SIC (Salary Increase) must be submitted effective 7/1/11.

For eligible employees with the Pay Basis Code of 21P or CYP, the Action/Reason code of Pay Rate Change/SIC (Salary Increase) must be submitted effective 8/18//11.

For eligible employees with the Pay Basis Code of CAL, the Action/Reason code of Pay Rate Change/SIC (Salary Increase) must be submitted effective 9/1/11.

Subsequent Rows

Agencies must submit Pay Rate Change transactions using the Action/Reason code of Pay Rate change/CSL (Correct Salary) to update any subsequent rows that appear on the employee’s Job Data record, provided the employee remained in BU08.


Questions

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Earnings Mailbox.