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. 2004-18

May 10, 2004

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Retroactive Payments for Retired and Separated Administrative Clerical (NP-3) Bargaining Unit Employees

I. AUTHORITY

The collective bargaining agreement between the State of Connecticut and the Administrative Clerical (NP-3) bargaining unit for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2006, effective on March 8, 2004.

II. ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES

Administrative Clerical (NP-3) bargaining unit employees who were actively employed since July 1, 2002 and on or after the retroactive effective date of a contract wage increase but have since retired or separated from State service.

III. PAYROLL PROCEDURES FOR RETROACTIVE PAYMENTS FOR RETIRED AND SEPARATED EMPLOYEES

Payroll procedures for processing NP-3 retroactive payments are contained in a March 31, 2004 memorandum to all agency payroll and personnel offices issued by the Department of Administrative Services, the Office of the State Comptroller and Core-CT.

Refer to Office of the State Comptroller Memorandum No. 2004-07 for retroactive compensation information.

IV. RETIREMENT PROCEDURES

The additional retroactive compensation must be reported to the Retirement and Benefits Services Division in the manner described below as such additional payments may have an impact for retirement benefit purposes.

Each agency must provide the Retirement and Benefit Services Division's Audit Unit with a list of affected retirees by name, employee number and retirement date accompanied by the worksheet detailing the calculations utilized for these adjustment payments. Worksheets for separated employees must also be provided with a clear notation on each worksheet indicating such status.

V. GENERAL

Questions may be directed as follows:

Memorandum Interpretation: Office of the State Comptroller, Policy Services Division, (860) 702-3440;
Direct List of Affected Retirees and Separated Employees
With a Copy of Calculation Worksheet to: Retirement & Benefits Division
Audit Unit
55 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106.

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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