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. 2003-47

December 9, 2003

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: 2004 Due Dates For Payroll Provisions Of Collective Bargaining Contracts

This memorandum lists the 2004 due dates for payroll provisions of collective bargaining contracts. The information is arranged by collective bargaining unit. Due to the implementation of Core-CT, payroll procedures stated in the memoranda indicated with each collective bargaining unit are obsolete. Core-CT will issue new procedures. Please note that certain bargaining unit check dates have been revised from previously issued memoranda.

Longevity Payments

Longevity payments will be made in 2004 to all applicable collective bargaining units. The check dates will be 4/30/04 and 10/29/04.

NP-1 State Police (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memorandum dated March 17, 2000)
Contract 7/1/99-6/30/04
Annual increments - check date 1/23/04 for January anniversary date
Dog Handlers - $100 monthly stipend
Hazardous Duty - $100 monthly stipend
Resident Troopers - $100 monthly stipend

NP-2 Maintenance and Service (See Comptroller's Memoranda 2002-20 and 2002-20a)
Contract 7/1/02-6/30/05
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - effective 7/1/04 - check date 7/23/04
Annual increments - check dates 1/23/04 and 7/23/04 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Safety shoes - employees hired after July 15, 2003 and before February 1, 2004 - $110 - check date 2/06/04, employees hired before July 15, 2004 - $110 - revised check date 7/23/04, employees hired on or after February 1, 2004 will not be eligible for payment for 2003-2004 contract year
Safety shoes - Permanent part-time less than (20) hours per week employees - $55 - check date 7/9/04
Lump sum payment for maximum step - $500 - on increment date - check date 1/23/04 for January anniversary date and 7/23/04 for July anniversary date

NP-3 Administrative Clerical
Contract Expired
EMT skill premium - $400 - 11/26/04

NP-4 Corrections (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2002-11)
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/04
Annual increments - check date 1/23/04 for January anniversary date
Working condition stipend - $800 - check date 12/10/04

NP-5 Protective Services (See Comptroller's Memoranda 2000-27 and 2002-31)
Contract 7/1/99-6/30/04
Annual increments - check date 1/23/04 for January anniversary date
* Safety shoes allowance - $70 - revised check date 9/3/04
* Cleaning and clothing allowance - $305 - revised check date 11/26/04
** Home office differential - $725 - revised check date 11/26/04
Annual EMT P stipend of $3700 - payable quarterly - revised check dates 1/9/04 and 4/2/04

* Must have been hired before March 1st of contract year in order to receive allowance.
** Payment proportionately reduced for those hired or terminated during the contract year.

NP-6 Health Care Paraprofessionals P-1 Health Care Professionals (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2001-35)
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/05
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - effective 7/1/04 - check date 7/23/04
Annual increments - check dates 1/23/04 and 7/23/04 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
RN 2nd and 3rd shift bonus - yearly bonus of $2,250 - payable bi-weekly
LPN 2nd and 3rd shift bonus - yearly bonus of $500 - payable bi-weekly
Uniform allowance - $100 - check date 7/9/04
Safety shoe allowance - veterinarians - $30 - check date 7/23/04
QMRPs - stipend of $1,000 - check date 7/23/04
P-1 Annual Bonus - Physicians Board Certified in their area of practice and certified child psychiatrists employed by DCF - bonus $1,000 - check date - 10/15/04
EMT - stipend of $400 - check date 7/23/04
Bilingual Pay - $1,000 payable quarterly in the amount of $250 - check dates 1/23/04, 4/16/04, 7/23/04, and 10/29/04

P-2 Social and Human Services
Contract Expired

P-3A Education Administrators (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memo dated July 24, 2001)
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/05
Wage increase - 3.0% of base salary - effective 7/1/04 - check date 7/23/04
Annual increments - check dates 1/23/04 and 7/23/04 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Merit pay supplement - check date 6/25/04
Unit coordinator stipend - $1,200 - check date 6/25/04

P-3B Education Faculty (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memo dated May 20, 2002)
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/05
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - effective 7/1/04 - check date 7/23/04
Annual increments - check dates 1/23/04 and 7/23/04 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
$500 lump sum for twelve month classes - check date 10/29/04
EMT skill premium - $400 - check date 10/01/04
Substitute pay - substitute teachers $90 per day and substitute instructors $80 per day - effective 7/9/04 - check date 8/6/04

P-4 Engineering, Scientific and Technical (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2002-12)
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/05
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - effective 7/1/04 - check date 7/23/04
Annual increments - check dates 1/23/04 and 7/23/04 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Lump sum payment for maximum step employees - check date 1/23/04 for January anniversary date (no lump sum at maximum for July 2004)
Safety shoe allowance - $70 - check date 4/2/04 for employees hired on or after October 1, 2003 but before April 1, 2004
Safety shoe allowance - $70 - check date 10/1/04 for eligible employees, employees hired on or after April 1, 2004 will not be eligible for this allowance in the 2003-2004 contract year
EMT skill premium - $400 - check date 11/26/04

P-5 Administrative and Residual
Contract Expired

Vocational Technical Faculty
Contract Expired

Vocational Technical Administrators
Contract Expired

Coalition of
Community Colleges Faculty
Technical Colleges Administrators

Contract 7/1/02-6/30/05 - Contract term extended through 6/30/07
Wage increase - 2.25% - effective 7/23/04 - check date 8/20/04
Step increase - effective 7/23/04 - check date 8/20/04
Lump sum payment in lieu of step increases - $1,000

Technical Colleges Faculty
Contract 7/1/02-6/30/05
Wage increase - 2.75% - effective 7/23/04 - check date 8/20/04
Step increase - effective 7/23/04 - check date 8/20/04
Lump sum payment in lieu of step increases - $1,000

State University Faculty (CSU-AAUP)
Contract 8/23/02-8/24/06 - Contract term extended through 8/24/07
Wage increase - effective 8/20/04 - check date 9/17/04
See contract for calculation

State University Administrators (SUOAF)
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/05 - Contract term extended through 6/30/07
Wage increase - pay period beginning 9/17/04 - check date 10/15/04
See contract for calculation
Merit increase - check date 9/17/04

UCONN Faculty
Contract 7/1/02-6/30/06 - Contract term extended through 6/30/07
Wage increase - 2% - effective 8/6/04 - check date 9/3/04
Wage increase - flat dollar increase of $795 - effective 8/6/04 - check date 9/3/04

UCONN Professionals
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/05 - Contract term extended through 6/30/07
Wage increase - 3.25% of base salary - pay period beginning 7/9/04 - check date 8/6/04
Wage increase - $135 added to June 30, 2004 base annual salary - effective 7/9/04 - check date 8/6/04
Merit increase - effective 7/9/04 - check date 8/6/04

UCONN Health Center Professionals
Contract 7/1/02-6/30/06
Wage increase - 3.5% - pay period beginning 7/9/04 - check date 8/6/04
Lump sum payment for maximum step employees hired on or before 7/12/03 - $500 - effective 1/9/04 - check date 2/6/04
Step increase for employees not at maximum step hired on or before 7/12/03 - effective 1/9/04 - check date 2/6/04

Charter Oak College Professional Employees
Contract 7/1/02-6/30/05 - Contract term extended through 6/30/07
Wage increase - 3% - effective 6/25/04 - check date 7/23/04

Department of Higher Education Professional Employees
Contract 7/1/03-6/30/07
Wage increase - 2.7% - effective 10/1/04 - check date 10/29/04
2% equivalent in lieu of annual increments - effective 10/1/04 - check date 10/29/04
Merit pay

JP-6 Judicial Professionals
Contract Expired

JN-7 Judicial Employees
Contract Expired

Criminal Justice Prosecutors and Juvenile Prosecutors
Contract Expired

Criminal Justice Inspectors
Contract 7/1/02-6/30/05
Wage increase - 3% of base annual salary - effective 6/25/04 - check date 7/23/04
Annual increments - check dates 1/23/04 and 7/23/04 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively

Criminal Justice Employees
Contract 7/1/01-6/30/05
Wage increase - 3% of base annual salary - effective 7/9/04 - check date 8/6/04
Annual increments - check dates 1/23/04 and 7/23/04 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively

Judicial Marshals
Contract 7/1/02-6/30/04
Annual increments - check date 1/23/04 for January anniversary date

All Collective Bargaining Units
Each collective bargaining contract should be reviewed to determine eligibility for payments and any additional benefits that may not have been included in this memorandum. For additional details regarding any payment consult the applicable contract.

Collective Bargaining Agreements Expiring on June 30, 2004 Without a New Agreement
Section 5-278a of the Connecticut General Statutes is applicable in this situation. "In the event an agreement expires before a new agreement has been approved by the employee organization, the employer representative and the legislature, the provisions of the expired agreement concerning (1) salary, excluding annual increments, (2) differentials, (3) overtime, (4) longevity, and (5) allowances for uniforms, which were implemented pursuant to approval by the legislature in accordance with section 5-278 shall remain in effect until such time as a new agreement is reached and approved in accordance with section 5-278".

No new dollars for the 2004-2005 contract year will be allocated to the contracts expiring on June 30, 2004. The following types of funds are included:

Tuition Reimbursement
Career Mobility
Special Recruitment and Retention Education
Conference and Workshop Funds
Quality of Work Life Funds and Other Funds
Professional Development Funds

Questions
Copies of the numbered memoranda mentioned above are available on the Comptroller's website. The address is: http://www.osc.state.ct.us.

Questions regarding this memorandum may be directed to the Comptroller's Policy Services Division at (860) 702-3440.

 

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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