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Date: November 7, 2012

Bulletin Number: SU-190

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Subject

SUNY Downstate Location Stipend for Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU)-Represented Employees

Purpose

To explain agency Time Entry procedures.

Affected Employees

SUNY GSEU-represented employees in Bargaining Unit 28 who may meet the eligibility criteria.

Background

Pursuant to Article 5.10 of the 2007-2009 Agreement between the State of New York and the Graduate Students Employees Union (GSEU) which provides for a Downstate Location Stipend to eligible GSEU employees.

Effective Date(s)

2012 Fall Semester payments may be submitted in Pay Period 18, paychecks dated 12/19/12.

2013 Spring semester payments may be submitted in Pay Period 26, paychecks dated 4/10/13

Eligibility

Employees in Bargaining Unit 28 who are Active on the payroll or on a Paid Leave of Absence at the time of the payment and whose actual work station is located in New York City or in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland or Westchester are entitled to the payments from the Downstate Location Fund. The payment amount is based on the campus’s allocation and current eligible GSEU employees.
                                                                                
Downstate Location Stipend payments may be made to eligible GSEU employees in the following agencies:

28059 Stony Brook-Lag
28109 HSC-Brooklyn-Lag
28269 Purchase-Lag
28589 Optometry-Lag

Employees on a Leave of Absence Without Pay at the time of payment are not eligible for the payments.

Agency Actions

Downstate Location Stipend payments must be entered on the Time Entry page using the following procedure:

For Fall 2012 semester payment:

Earnings Code:

LOS (Location Stipend),
(XLS,YLS or ZLS for Non Resident Aliens)

Earnings Begin Date:

11/22/12

Earnings End Date:

11/22/12

Amount:

Applicable amount

For Spring 2013 semester payment:

Earnings Code:

LOS (Location Stipend),
(XLS,YLS or ZLS for Non Resident Aliens)

Earnings Begin Date:

3/14/13

Earnings End Date:

3/14/13

Amount:

Applicable amount


Payroll Register and Employee’s Paycheck/Advice The Earn Code used to make this payment and the amount paid will be displayed on the payroll register. The earnings description “Location Stipend” and the amount will appear on the employee’s paycheck stub or direct deposit advice.

Questions

Questions concerning these payments should be directed to SUNY System Administration.

Questions about this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Earnings mailbox.