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Bureau of State Payroll Services

 

  Date:  May 21, 2004      Bulletin No. SU-95

Subject

SUNY Discretionary Lump Sum Payments

Purpose

To provide instructions for processing Discretionary Lump Sum Payments.

Affected Employees

Active employees in Bargaining Units 08 and 41 with the following Pay Basis Codes: 21P, ANN, BIW , CAL , CYF and CYP.

Background

Pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding 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.

Effective
Date

Payments may be made beginning in Administration Pay Period 4 - Lag, checks dated June 2, 2004 .

Eligibility Criteria

Employees who were part-time during the 1996 academic year and have since gone to full-time status are due a Discretionary Lump Sum Payment of $158.50.

 

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

 

•  Employees who previously received the Discretionary Lump Sum Payment (DLP) of $317.00 for the full 2003-2004 academic year are not eligible for this payment.

 

•  Eligible employees on Military Leave as a result of the events of 9/11/01 are eligible for this payment immediately.

 

Agency Processing Information

Effective Pay Period 4L, payments for the 2003-2004 Spring semester are to be processed through the Time Entry Page using the Earn Code DLS :

Earnings Begin Date:  05/06/04

Earnings End Date:    05/06/04

Earn Code:               DLS

Amount:                  $158.50

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” will be written on the employee's check or direct deposit advice.

Questions

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.