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. 2008-04

January 23, 2008

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention:    Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Human Resources Officers
Subject:    2008 Due Dates For Payroll Provisions Of Collective Bargaining Contracts

This memorandum lists the 2008 due dates for payroll provisions of collective bargaining contracts. The information is arranged by collective bargaining unit. Please refer to the memoranda indicated with each collective bargaining unit for payroll procedures.

Longevity Payments
Longevity payments will be made in 2008 to all applicable collective bargaining units.
The check dates will be 4/25/08 and 10/24/08.

NP-1 State Police (See Interdepartmental Memorandum dated June 26, 2007)
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/10
Wage increase - 3% - pay period beginning 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Dog Handlers - $100 monthly stipend
Hazardous Duty - $100 monthly stipend
Resident Trooper - $100 monthly stipend
Cleaning Stipend - $500 - effective 7/1/08 - check date 7/18/08

NP-2 Maintenance and Service (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2006-20)
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/08
Annual increments - check date 1/18/08 for January anniversary date
Lump sum payment for maximum step - 2.5% of base annual salary - check date 1/18/08 for January anniversary date
Safety shoes - employees hired after July 15, 2007 and before February 1, 2008 - $125 - check date 2/15/08; employees hired on or after February 1, 2008 will not be eligible for payment for 2007-2008 contract year

NP-3 Administrative Clerical (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2006-13)
Contract 7/1/06-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - pay period beginning 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Lump sum payment for maximum step - $750 - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
EMT skill premium - $400 - check date 12/19/08

NP-4 Corrections (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memorandum dated June 15, 2004)
Contract 7/1/04-6/30/08
Annual increments - check date 1/18/08 for January anniversary date
Lump sum payment for maximum step - $500 - check date 1/18/08 for January anniversary date
Working condition stipend - $800 - check date 12/5/08

NP-5 Protective Services (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2004-28)
Contract 7/1/04-6/30/08
Annual increments - check date 1/18/08 for January anniversary date
Lump sum payment for maximum step - $500 - check date 1/18/08 for January anniversary date
Safety shoes allowance - $100 - check date 9/26/08
Clothing allowance - $305 - check date 11/21/08
Home office differential - $725 - check date 11/21/08
Annual EMT B stipend of $475 - payable annually - check date 10/24/08
Annual EMT I stipend of $600 - payable annually - check date 10/24/08
Annual EMT P stipend of $3700 - payable quarterly - check dates 1/4/08, 4/11/08, 7/3/08 and 10/10/08
Instructional Stipend - $200 - check date 10/24/08

NP-6 Health Care Paraprofessionals P-1 Health Care Professionals (See Comptroller's
Memorandum 2005-20
)
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - pay period beginning 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
RN 2nd and 3rd shift bonus - yearly bonus of $3,000 - payable semiannually - check dates 7/18/08 and 12/19/08
LPN 2nd and 3rd shift bonus - yearly bonus of $600 - payable semiannually - check dates 7/18/08 and 12/19/08
Uniform allowance - $100 - check date 7/18/08
Safety shoe allowance - veterinarians - $30 - check date 7/18/08
Bilingual Pay - $1,000 payable quarterly in the amount of $250 - check dates 1/18/08, 4/25/08, 7/18/08 and 10/24/08
Recruitment and retention stipend - Clinical Nurse Coordinator/Nurse Clinician - $2,000 - check date 11/21/08
QMRP stipend - $1,000 - check date 7/18/08
EMT stipend - $400 - check date 7/18/08
P-1 Bonus payment - Board Certified Physicians only - $1,000 - check date 10/24/08

NP-8 Correctional Lieutenants and Correctional Training Officers (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memoranda dated June 14, 2006 and June 26, 2007)
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/08
Annual increments - check date 4/25/08 for January 2008 anniversary date (delayed three months)
Lump sum payment for maximum step employees - 2.5 % of annual salary - check date 4/25/08 for January 2008 anniversary date (delayed three months)

P-2 Social and Human Services (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2006-10)
Contract 7/1/06-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - pay period beginning 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Lump sum payment for maximum step - $750 - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Home and Office premium - $500 annual payment - paid semiannually in the amount of $250 - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08

P-3A Education Administrators (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memorandum dated April 21, 2006)
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3.5% of base salary - effective 7/01/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Performance evaluation payments - check date 6/20/08
Unit coordinator stipend - $1,500 - check date 6/20/08

P-3B Education Faculty (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memorandum dated May 8, 2006)
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3.5% of base salary - effective 7/1/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
$500 lump sum payment for twelve month employees - check date 10/24/08
EMT skill premium - $475 - check date 10/10/08

P-4 Engineering, Scientific and Technical (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2006-17)
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3.5% of base salary - effective 7/1/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Lump sum payment for maximum step - 2.5% - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Safety shoe allowance - $95 - check date 3/28/08 for employees hired on or after October 1, 2007 but before April 1, 2008
Safety shoe allowance - $110 - check date 9/26/08 for eligible employees; employees hired on or after April 1, 2008 will not be eligible for this allowance in the 2007-2008 contract year.
EMT skill premium - $475 - check date 11/21/08

P-5 Administrative and Residual (See Comptroller's Memorandum 2007-21)
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/11
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - effective 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Lump sum payments for maximum step employees - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively.
Home garaging - $200 - check date 1/4/08 - see contract for eligible employees
Safety shoes - $100

Vocational Technical Faculty (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memorandum dated August 30, 2007)
Contract 9/1/07-8/31/11
Wage increase - effective 8/29/08 - check date 9/26/08
Annual increments - effective 8/29/08 - check date 9/26/08
Lump sum payment - $525 - effective 1/4/08 - check date 2/1/08

Vocational Technical Administrators (See Comptroller's Interdepartmental Memorandum dated July 11, 2007)
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/11
Wage increase - effective 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - effective 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Stipend for Ph.D. or Ed.D. - $2,000 - check date 9/26/08

Community Colleges Faculty
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/10
Wage increase - 3%
12 month employees - effective 7/18/08 - check date 8/15/08
10 month employees - effective 8/1/08 - check date 8/29/08
Annual increments
12 month employees - effective 7/18/08 - check date 8/15/08
10 month employees - effective 8/1/08 - check date 8/29/08

Technical College Administrators
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/10
Wage increase - 3%
12 month employees - effective 7/18/08 - check date 8/15/08
10 month employees - effective 8/1/08 - check date 8/29/08
Annual increments
12 month employees - effective 7/18/08 - check date 8/15/08
10 month employees - effective 8/1/08 - check date 8/29/08

Technical College Faculty
Contract expired

State University Faculty (CSU-AAUP)
Contract 8/25/07-8/25/11
Wage increase - effective 2/29/08 and 8/29/08 - check dates 3/28/08 and 9/26/08
See contract for calculation

State University Administrators (SUOAF)
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/11
Wage increase - effective 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
See contract for calculation

UCONN Faculty
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/11
Wage increase - effective 8/1/08 - check date 8/29/08

UCONN Professionals
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/11
Wage increase - effective 7/4/08 - check date 8/1/08
Merit - effective 7/4/08 - check date 8/1/08

UCONN Health Center Professionals
Contract 7/1/06-6/30/10
Advance one step in salary group - effective 1/4/08 - check date 2/1/08
Lump sum payment at maximum - $750 - effective 1/4/08 - check date 2/1/08
Wage increase - 3.25% - effective 7/4/08 - check date 8/1/08

Charter Oak College Professional Employees
Contract 7/1/06-6/30/10
Wage increase - 3% - effective 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - 2.65% - effective 12/21/07 - check date 1/18/08
Lump sum payment to employee at maximum - $750 - effective 7/1/08 - check date 7/18/08
Merit payments - check date 8/29/08

Department of Higher Education Administrators
Contract 7/1/06-6/30/10
Wage increase - 3% - effective 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
In lieu of annual increments - $1,000 added to base pay - effective 12/21/07 - check date 1/18/08

JP-6 Judicial Professionals
Contract 7/1/06-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - pay period beginning 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Lump sum payment for maximum step - $750 - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Automobile availability fee - $300

JN-7 Judicial Employees
Contract 7/1/06-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - pay period beginning 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Lump sum payment for maximum step - $750 - check dates 1/18/08 and 7/18/08 for January and July anniversary dates, respectively
Juvenile detention working conditions stipend - $700 - check date 12/19/08
Automobile availability fee - $300 - check date 2/29/08
Safety shoes - up to $125 - check date 7/18/08

Criminal Justice Prosecutors and Juvenile Prosecutors
Contract 7/1/07-6/30/10
Wage increase - 3% - effective 6/20/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check date 7/18/08 for July anniversary date
Lump sum payment for maximum step - 2.5% of salary - check date 7/18/08 for July anniversary date

Criminal Justice Inspectors
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3.25% of base salary - effective 7/1/08 - check date 7/18/08
Annual increments - check date 7/18/08 for January 2008 anniversary date (delayed six months) and 7/18/08 for July 2008 anniversary date (on time)

Criminal Justice Employees
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/09
Wage increase - 3% of base salary - effective 7/4/08 - check date 8/1/08
Annual increments - check dates 4/25/08 for January 2008 anniversary date (delayed three months) and 10/24/08 for July 2008 anniversary date (delayed three months)
Lump sum payment at maximum - $500 - check dates 4/25/08 for January 2008 anniversary date (delayed three months) and 10/24/08 for July 2008 anniversary date (delayed three months)

Judicial Marshals
Contract Expired

Supervising Judicial Marshals
Contract 7/1/05-6/30/08
Annual increments - check date 1/18/08 for January anniversary date
Shoe allowance - $50 - check date 7/18/08

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, 2008 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 2008-2009 contract year will be allocated to the contracts expiring on June 30, 2008. 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 and 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 Fiscal Policy Division at (860) 702-3440.


NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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