Date: September 24, 2002
Bulletin No. SU-81
|Subject||Discretionary Increases for SUNY Employees|
|Purpose||To provide instructions to agencies for processing discretionary increases.|
|Affected Employees||SUNY Professional Service employees in Bargaining Units 08 and 41.|
|Background||Article 20.7 of the 1999-2003 Agreement between the State and United University Professions (Bargaining Unit 08) and a SUNY Board Resolution of May 31, 2000 for employees in Bargaining Unit 41 provides for a discretionary increase based on an employee's June 30, 2002 salary. Payment of the increase is at the discretion of the College President and can be made to employees who are incumbents on the payroll June 30, 2002.|
The discretionary increases will be
processed over four (4) pay periods beginning in pay period 14.
SUNY System Administration has designated payroll periods for each campus to submit their discretionary increases.
|OSC Actions||OSC will run the SUNY Discretionary Increase file after all other actions submitted on the Job Action Request panel have been approved for the applicable agencies. The increases will be automatically added to the Job Data panel. The initial discretionary increase row will appear with an Action of Pay Rt Chg (Pay Rate Change) and a Reason of SIC (Salary Increase). All eligible following rows will appear with an Action of Pay Rt Chg (Pay Rate Change) and a Reason of CSL (Cor Sal).|
Each agency must complete a discretionary
salary increase roster, in Empl ID order, as prescribed by SUNY System
Administration.The roster must be signed by the College President and forwarded
to SUNY System Administration, which will forward it to OSC.
Pay Basis Code ANN, CYP or CYF
Because employees with pay basis code ANN, CYP or CYF received a 3 ½% salary increase on July 4, 2002, the Action of Pay Rt Chg and the Reason code CSL must be submitted to update the July 4, 2002 row using the July 1, 2002 discretionary amount.
Pay Basis Code 21P
For eligible employees with the pay basis code 21P, the Action of Pay Rt Chg and the Reason code SIC must be submitted effective August 15, 2002.
Pay Basis Code CAL
For eligible employees with pay basis code CAL, the Action of Pay Rt Chg and the Reason code SIC must be submitted effective September 1, 2002.
All subsequent rows on the Job Data panel must be updated by submitting the action of Pay Rt Chg and the Reason code CSL.
Do not apply the 3 ½% salary
increase to any discretionary amount when updating rows.
After the SUNY Discretionary Increase file
has been processed, the following report will be available to agencies:
NHRP 558, SUNY Discretionary Raises Exception Report
OSC will notify SUNY System
Administration after the discretionary file is processed and the reveal report
Questions concerning these increases should
be directed to SUNY System Administration.
Questions about this bulletin may be directed to your OSC payroll auditor.