Date: November 1, 2010

Bulletin Number: 1023



New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NYSCOPBA) Dues and Agency Shop Fee Increase and Retroactive Adjustment for Employees in Bargaining Unit 21



To notify agencies of an automatic Dues and Agency Shop Fee increase and a one-time retroactive adjustment.


Affected Employees

Employees who are members of NYSCOPBA, Inc. and are currently in, or have been in Bargaining Unit 21 at any time since 4/01/07 (Retro) and 4/1/08 with Dues (Code 491) or Agency Shop
Fee (Code 495).

Effective Date(s)

Paychecks dated November 24, 2010 (Administration).
Paychecks dated December 2, 2010 (Institution).



NYSCOPBA membership dues for those affected by the Arbitration Award (Chapter 214 of the Laws of 2009) will increase retroactively as follows:

Effective Date

Biweekly Amount






OSC Actions

OSC will automatically increase the biweekly deduction for Dues (Code 491) and Agency Shop Fee (Code 495).

In addition, OSC will process a file from NYSCOPBA to automatically implement a one-time retro Dues/Agency Shop Fee adjustment for members in Bargaining Unit 21.


Agency Actions

Notify affected employees.



Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deduction mailbox.

Questions regarding the Dues/Agency Shop Fee increase and retro adjustments should be directed to John Telisky at the NYSCOPBA Office at 518-427-1551 ext. 240.