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Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date:  November 14, 2002

   Bulletin No. SU-82


Subject SUNY Discretionary Lump Sum Payments for 2002-2003
Purpose To explain agency procedures for processing the Lump Sum Payment.
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 Payments may be made beginning in Administration pay period 18Lag, check dated December 18, 2002.
Contract Provisions and Eligibility Criteria Pursuant to MOU dated August 2, 1998 between UUP, GOER, and OSC, certain employees who were part-time during the 1996 academic year may receive discretionary lump sum payments.

Employees who were part-time during the 1996 academic year and have since gone to full-time, are eligible.

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

Employees anticipated to be employed for both the fall and spring semesters are due a lump sum of $317. Employees anticipated to be employed for the fall semester only are due a lump sum of $158.50.

Eligible employees on Military Leave as a result of the events of 9/11/01 are eligible for this payment immediately.
Processing Procedures To pay eligible employees, payments are to be processed in the Time Entry panel using earn code DLP for employees due the full $317 for the fall and spring semester and DLS for employees due $158.50 for the fall semester only:
Earn Begin Date:  11/21/02
Earn End Date:  11/21/02
Earn Code:  DLP or DLS
Amount:  $317 or $158.50
Payroll Register and Employee's Check/Advice The earn code DLP or DLS will be displayed on the payroll register and Discretionary LSP-2 Semesters or Discretionary LSP-1 Semester will be displayed on the employee's check or direct deposit advice.
Questions Information about these payments including eligibility requirements may be found in an e-mail message sent to campuses by SUNY's Director of University-Wide Human Resources.

If you have any additional questions related to payments, please contact SUNY System Administration. Payroll related inquiries may be directed to your OSC payroll auditor.