NYS Comptroller Seal  

Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date: December 13, 2000

 Bulletin No. 220 

Subject Adjustment of Pre-Shift Briefing for 1999-2000
Purpose To provide agency procedures for making Pre-Shift Briefing adjustments
Affected Employees Certain Security Supervisors Unit
(Bargaining Unit 61) employees in the following agencies:

Office of General Services
Department of Correctional Services
Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Department of Health
Office of Mental Health
Office of Mental Retardation
State University of New York

Effective Date Immediately
Contract Provisions Chapter 73 of the Laws of 2000, which implements the 1999-2003 Agreement for employees in the Security Supervisors Bargaining Unit (BU61), provides a minimum annual guarantee of $1,248 for Pre-Shift Briefing pay for employees who occupied positions in the Unit during the 1999-2000 fiscal year. For Security Supervisors who do not have a full fiscal year in Bargaining Unit 61, the annual minimum guarantee is pro-rated at $48.00 per pay period based on the length of service in a Supervisory position during the fiscal year.
OSC Action


A list of employees who held positions in BU61 at any time during the fiscal year and the amount of Pre-Shift Briefing paid in 1999-2000 will be mailed to agencies. The amount will include Pre-Shift Briefing paid in other agencies and any adjustments paid for the prior fiscal year.
Agency Actions For each employee who may have received less than $1,248 during the prior fiscal year:

1.Calculate the total Pre-Shift Briefing due.

2.Verify the amount the employee received, including any adjustments paid as a result of the 10/1/99 three percent general salary increase.

3.If necessary, contact the employee’s previous agency to confirm the amount of Pre-Shift Briefing received.

4.Process an adjustment through the Time Entry panel as follows:

Earn Begin Date The last day of Period 26L (03/29/2000) for Administration agencies, and the last day of Period 27L (04/05/2000) for Institution agencies.
Earn End Date Same as the Begin Date
Earnings Code PS2
Amount The adjustment amount
Questions Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Audit mailbox.