COMPTROLLER'S SEAL STATE OF CONNECTICUT

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

NANCY WYMAN
COMPTROLLER

OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775

MARK OJAKIAN
DEPUTY COMPTROLLER

MEMORANDUM NO. 2001-38

July 6, 2001

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers and Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Additional Provisions for Members of the Administrative and Residual (P-5) Bargaining Unit

I. AUTHORITY

Provisions agreed to by the State of Connecticut and the Administrative and Residual Employees (P-5) Bargaining Unit submitted to the Legislature on May 4, 2001 and approved on June 4, 2001.

II. TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL LEAVE (Article 31)

Section 5(a) Professional leave is defined as leave to attend seminars, classes, lectures, workshops, conventions, or other related activities in aid of the development, maintenance or exchange of professional skills, techniques or experiences which clearly relate to an employee's primary job assignment or logical career progression.
 
(c) Employees may request and, subject to the conditions outlined herein, will be granted up to ten days leave with pay per contract term for professional development.
 
Section 6 Professional Development and Conference Fund
 
The Professional Development and Conference Fund will be increased by $10,000 in each year of the contract.
 
Contract Year    Allocation
1999-2000    $ 70,000
2000-2001 80,000
2001-2002    90,000
2002-2003    100,000
 
The State will honor reimbursement claims submitted by unit employees for the contract year 1999-2000, if such claims meet the contractual standards, and to the extent that the aggregate of such claims shall not exceed the permissible limitations.
 
Any unexpended funds which exist at the end of any contract year shall roll over for use in the next succeeding year, except at the end of the contract when they expire.

III. MISCELLANEOUS (Article 38)

Section 7 Unpleasant Duty Differential
 
The hourly pay differential which was established for certain designated job assignments or working conditions in the Department of Correction will continue under the criteria and standards for payment established in prior agreements. The hourly pay differential will be $0.55 per hour, effective June 4, 2001.
 
Please note that the effective date of the hourly pay differential in Article 38, Section 7 may result in a retroactive payment.

IV. PAYROLL PROCEDURES

A. Hourly Pay Differential
 
1. On-Line: Screen 047 or 190; R1; Amount (differential rate); Hours; D/OE 11; Major/Minor 108
 
2. Remote Job Entry: ZT Transaction; Same as above.
 
B. Payment of Retroactive Hourly Pay Differential
 
1. On-Line: Screen 047 or 190; R1; Amount; D/OE Code 10.
 
2. Remote Job Entry: ZT Transaction; Same as above.
 

V. GENERAL

Please direct all questions regarding this memorandum as follows:
 
Payroll Procedures: Office of the State Comptroller, Payroll Services Division (860) 702-3463;
 
Remote Job Entry: Office of the State Comptroller, Payroll Services Division (860) 702-3451;
 
Memorandum Interpretation: Office of the State Comptroller, Policy Services Division (860) 702-3440;
 
Contract Issues: Agency Personnel Officer.
 

NANCY WYMAN

STATE COMPTROLLER 

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