State Agencies Bulletin No. 242

New Voluntary Insurance Program for Employees in Bargaining Unit 01
Date Issued
March 19, 2001


To explain the use of the new deduction code 379, NYSCOPBA Whole Life Insurance

Affected Employees

Employees in Bargaining Unit 01 represented by the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association.

Effective Date

Effective immediately


NYSCOPBA has notified OSC that members of NYSCOPBA are eligible to enroll in four optional insurance programs. The codes are:

375 NYSCOPBA Short Term Dis
376 NYSCOPBA Life Term
377 NYSCOPBA Accidental Death
379 NYSCOPBA Life Whole

OSC Automatic Processing

OSC will continue to process a biweekly file to start and/or cancel deductions for these insurance programs.

Agency Actions

No action is necessary unless the employee has a change in bargaining unit or is permanently removed from the payroll. In these cases, the agency must end date the deduction.


Employees may contact the administrator of these insurance programs, Norvest Financial Services, toll free at: (888) 869-8252.

Agency personnel's questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deductions mailbox.