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. 2003-02

January 24, 2003 

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Adjustment in the Maximum Dues/Fees Deduction, District 1199, New England Health Care Employees Union, P-1 and NP-6 Units
  1. PURPOSE
To provide payroll instructions for a change to the dues/fees schedule for the P-1 and NP-6 bargaining units.
  1. AUTHORITY
In accordance with the request of the New England Health Care Employees Union, the dues/fees deduction for workers belonging to that union will increase effective with the pay period January 10, 2003 through January 23, 2003 (check date February 7, 2003).
  1. DUES/FEES ADJUSTED SCHEDULE
Dues and Fees as Follows:
  1. Add $5.00 per pay period to the dues and/or fees paid by an employee scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week;
  2. Add $3.00 per pay period to the dues and/or fees paid by an employee scheduled to work less than 20 hours per week;
  3. Increase the maximum, bi-weekly dues payment to $25.77.
Refer to Comptroller Memorandum 2002-46 for the current dues and fees schedule.
  1. PAYROLL PROCEDURES
The agency payroll staff must review the Employee Masterfile (Salary Field) to determine if the dues/fees deductions must be changed.
 
Dues will be based on the hours paid in the week used for calculating dues. The method for calculating dues remains the same. The hourly rate for calculating dues will be based on the employee's compensation plan excluding premiums such as shift differential and weekend differential overtime.
 
To change an employee's deduction, enter an RK transaction on screens 170-187 as follows; D/OE (76 union dues, 77 union fees); amount. RJE agencies create an RK transaction the same as above.
  1. GENERAL
Please direct all questions or requests for assistance regarding payroll procedures to the Comptroller's Payroll Services Division at (860) 702-3463.

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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