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Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date:  March 30, 2001

 Bulletin No.  SU-51


Subject SUNY Discretionary Lump Sum Payments
Purpose To provide instructions to agencies for processing payments.
Affected Employees Active employees in Bargaining Units 08 and 41 with the following Pay Basis Codes: 21P, ANN, BIW, CAL, CYF and CYP.

Effective  Date

Payment will be included in the employee's regular check dated March 28, 2001.
Eligibility Employees who were part-time during the 1996 academic year or were part-time in 1996, and have since changed to full-time, are eligible.

Employees who were full-time during the 1996 academic year and have since changed to part-time are not eligible.

Part-time employees who received $296 for the full 2000-2001 academic year in the check dated December 6, 2000 are not eligible for this DLS payment.
Agency Processing Information Certain part-time employees receive the 1996 discretionary increases as a separate payment during the academic year. Effective pay period 25L, payments for the 2000-2001 spring semester are to be processed through the Time Entry panel using the earn code DLS for the $148 payment as follows:

Earnings Begin Date: 03/01/01
Earnings End Date: 03/01/01
Earn Code: DLS
Amount: 148.00

Payroll Register and Employee's Check/Advice The earn code DLS and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register and Discretionary LSP-1 Semester on the employee's check or direct deposit advice.
For Additional Information Information about these payments, including eligibility requirements, may be found in e-mail messages sent to campuses by SUNY's Director of University-Wide Human Resources. If you have additional questions related to the payments, please contact SUNY System Administration. Payroll related questions may be directed to your OSC Payroll Auditor.