State Agencies Bulletin No. 929

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 01
Date Issued
September 16, 2009


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


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
4/1/07 $20.18
4/1/08 $20.79

Affected Employees

Employees who are members of NYSCOPBA, Inc. and are currently in or have been in Bargaining Unit 01 at any time since 3/29/07 with Dues (Code 291) or Agency Shop Fee (Code 295)

Effective Date(s)

Paychecks dated October 8, 2009 (Institution)

Paychecks dated October 14, 2009 (Administration)

OSC Actions

OSC will automatically increase the biweekly deduction for Dues (Code 291) and Agency Shop Fee (Code 295).

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 01.

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.