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. 95 - 27

May 1, 1995

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business
Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Lump Sum Payment and Additional Immediately Effective
Payments for Members of the Administrative and
Residual P-5 Bargaining Unit
  1. AUTHORITY

    In accordance with Section 5-278(b) of the Connecticut General Statutes, a collective bargaining agreement between the State and the Administrative and Residual Employees Union has been reached. The new contract is effective July 1, 1994 through June 30, 1999.

  2. AGREEMENT DETAILS

    Article 24 - Section One. General Wage Increase.

    The salary schedule in effect on June 30, 1995 shall remain in effect until June 30, 1999, except that said schedule shall be amended to reflect annual, daily and bi-weekly rates that conform to and reflect the schedule changes as set forth in Article 16 - Hours of Work. A subsequent memorandum to effect the changes to hours of work will be issued.

    A lump sum payment of $300 shall be paid to each permanent active (full and part time) employee on the payroll as of April 1995.

    Article 24 - Section Four. Shift and Weekend Differential.

    1. The existing rules, regulations and rate of sixty-five cents ($ .65) for night shift differential will continue in force.

    2. The weekend differential remains at the existing rate of forty cents ($ .40).

    Article 24 - Section Twelve. Home and Office Premium.

    On or about December 1 of each contract year an annual $200 payment should be made to those who are eligible. If the December 1994 payment has not yet been made, please do so at once.

    Article 24 - Section Thirteen. Garaging Bonus.

    See Comptroller's Memorandum 91-10, dated February 15, 1991 for specific details. On or about January 15 of each contract year an annual $200 payment should be made to those who are eligible.


    Year
    Eligibility
    Determination Period

    Pay Period
    Check
    Date
    1995 11/1/93 - 10/31/94 4/28/95 - 5/11/95 5/26/95 *
    1996 11/1/94 - 10/31/95 12/22/95 - 1/04/961/19/96
    1997 11/1/95 - 10/31/96 12/20/96 - 1/02/97 1/17/97
    1998 11/1/96 - 10/31/97 12/19/97 - 1/01/981/16/98
    1999 11/1/97 - 10/31/98 12/25/98 - 1/07/991/22/99

    * This payment should be made at once.

    Article 25 - Section Two. Travel Expenses and Reimbursements.

    Mileage reimbursement shall be paid at the GSA rate of thirty cents ($ .30) per mile, effective date 1/31/95.

    Article 25 - Section Five.

    1. No employee required to use his/her personal vehicle for State business shall receive mileage reimbursement of less than two dollars ($2.00) per day.

    2. Auto Usage Fee

      The daily auto usage fee for required usage remains at $4.25, where the employee is required to utilize his/her personal vehicle for 50% of assigned monthly work day. The $ 3.50 fee for required availability will remain unchanged.

  3. PAYROLL PROCEDURES

    1. Lump Sum $300

      The lump sum payment will be entered centrally effective with the pay period April 28 through May 11, 1995 (check date May 26, 1995) using D/OE 21 Miscellaneous Earnings and Major-Minor 01-010. The agency payroll staff must review the Employee's Masterfile to ensure an employees eligibility, for the lump sum payment.

      The following criteria must be met:

      - the employee must be permanent.

      - the employee's payroll record must be coded with Union Code 06 and Bargaining Unit Code 16.

      - the employee must have received a check dated 5/12/95.

    2. Home and Office Premium

      Agencies are to pay the home and office premium and the vehicle "garaging" bonus to eligible employees as follows. Use one of the following procedures as applicable.

      1. Forms: Form 1004; R1; Amount; D/OE Code 21.

      2. On-Line: Screen 381-382; Same as above.

      3. Remote Job Entry: ZT Transaction; Same as above.

    3. "Garaging" Bonus

      Use one of the following procedures as applicable.

      1. Forms: Form 1004; R1; Amount; D/OE Code 21.

      2. On-Line: Screen 381-382; Same as above.

      3. Remote Job Entry: ZT Transaction; Same as above.

      These lump sum payments are subject to mandatory deductions only; i.e, federal withholding tax and state income tax annualized, social security tax, retirement contributions, and garnishments.

  4. GENERAL

    Questions may be directed as follows:

    Contract Interpretation: Agency Payroll Officer;

    Payroll Procedures: Central Payroll Division, 566-5428;

    Memorandum Interpretation: Accounting Systems, 566-4265.

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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