STATE OF CONNECTICUT
THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775
MEMORANDUM NO. 2003-35
August 14, 2003
TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES
|Attention:||Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers|
|Subject:||Payroll Procedures for Laid-off Employees Returning to State Service|
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide agencies with correct payroll procedures for employees returning to state service.
Agencies are to adhere to the following procedures when returning a laid-off employee to State service. A laid-off State employee rehired in the same year should be treated as a transferring employee.
III. VACATION TIME
Employees are allowed to purchase back the vacation time they received as a lump sum payment at the time of layoff. A written election is required no later than one week after reinstatement from layoff. The election form is to be submitted to the agency's personnel office and maintained in the employee's personnel file.
The agency must notify the employee of the amount due and once received, deposit the employee's check for repayment. A completed COP-9 form showing the adjustment to the employee's wages is then sent to the Comptroller's Payroll Services Division.IV. BENEFITS
Procedures for the administration of benefits, health, life, supplemental deferred compensation, 403(b), etc, will be issued at a later date from the Retirement and Benefits Services Division.
Please direct questions or requests for assistance regarding Payroll Procedures to the Comptroller's Payroll Services Division at (860) 702-3463.
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