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 - 48

July 14, 1995

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business
Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Compensation Items for Managerial and Confidential
Employees
  1. AUTHORITY

    In accordance with DAS/OLR Memorandum No. 95-67/OLR-21, there will be changes to the compensation and leave accruals of the above-mentioned employees. The effective date for these changes is July 1, 1995 unless otherwise noted. See also Comptroller's Memorandum No. 95-45.

  2. COMPENSATION ITEMS FOR MANAGERIAL AND CONFIDENTIAL PAY PLANS

    1. Confidential Exclusions

      DAS/OLR Item No. 9028E extends the provisions of Article Twenty-four, Section One and Section Two, Compensation of the P-5 Administrative and Residual contract effective from July 1, 1994 to June 30, 1999 to employees who have been designated as confidential exclusions who would otherwise be assigned to:

    Bargaining
    Code
    Bargaining Unit Name Bargaining
    Unit Designation
    ARAdministrative & ResidualP-5
    CL Administrative ClericalNP-3
    EUEngineering, Science & Related P-4
    HC Professional Health Care P-1
    SHSocial & Human ServicesP-2
    TCMaintenance & Service NP-2
    1. Salary Schedule

      The salary schedule in effect on June 30, 1995 will remain in effect until June 30, 1999, except that said schedule will be amended to reflect annual, daily and bi-weekly rates that conform to and reflect the schedule changes as set forth in the Administrative and Residual's contract, Article 16 - Hours of Work, and Comptroller's Memorandum No. 95-45.

    2. Lump Sum Payment

      Confidential exclusions from the Executive Secretary (Unclassified), NP-2 Maintenance and Service, NP-3 Clerical, P-1 Professional Health Care, P-2 Social and Human Services, P-4 Engineering, Science, or the P-5 Administrative and Residual bargaining unit will also be eligible to receive a lump sum payment of $300. This payment will be made to each active (full and part-time) confidential exclusion employee from the above-mentioned bargaining units on the payroll as of June 28, 1995.

  3. Performance Assessment and Recognition System (PARS) and Annual Increments

    PARS payments and annual increments must be entered manually at the proper time as follws:

Pay PeriodCheck Date
October 199509/29/95 - 10/12/95 10/27/95

Payroll instructions will follow at a later date.

  1. MANAGERS AND CONFIDENTIAL EXCLUSIONS FROM THE NP-1, STATE
    POLICE BARGAINING UNIT

    1. DAS/OLR Item No. 9029E extends the provisions of Article Nineteen, Sections One (a), One (b), One (d), Two (a), Two (b), Two (c) and Two (d) of the NP-1 State Police contract effective from July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1999.

      1. General Wage Increase
      Effective DateIncrease
      July 1, 1995 3% of Base Salary
      July 1, 1996 3% of Base Salary
      November 1, 1998 2% of Base Salary
      1. Meal Allowance: The meal allowance has been
        decreased by $2.95 and will be as follows:
      Effective DateAmount
      July 1, 1995 $11.00
      July 1, 1996 12.00
      July 1, 1997 13.00
      July 1, 1998 14.00

      The provisions of Article 19, Sections One (c) and One (e) are extended to Confidential Exclusions assigned to the SP pay schedule.

      1. Clothing Allowance: Effective July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1999, the clothing allowance is eliminated.

      2. A retroactive adjustment should be made to reflect the salary increase from July 1 to July 6, 1995. Meal allowance should also be decreased for the same period by $2.95 a meal.

    2. NP-1 Payment Schedule

      Revised Bi-Weekly Salary Payments

    1.Salary IncreasesPay PeriodCheck Date
    3% of Base Salary 6/23/95 - 7/6/95 7/21/95

    Salary increases for 7/1/95 should be calculated as follows:

    Base Salary from June 23, 1995 through June 30, 1995 should be paid at the rate in effect on July 1, 1994.

    July 1, 1995 through July 6, 1995 should be paid at the new rate.

    2.Salary IncreasesPay PeriodCheck Date
    3% of Base Salary 6/21/96 - 7/4/96 7/19/96

    Salary increases for 7/1/96 should be calculated as follows:

    Base Salary from June 21, 1996 through June 30, 1996 should be paid at the rate in effect on July 1,1995.

    July 1, 1996 through July 4, 1996 should be paid at the new rate.

    3.Salary IncreasesPay PeriodCheck Date
    2% of Base Salary 10/23/98 - 11/5/98 11/20/98

    Salary increases for November 1, 1998 should be calculated as follows:

    Base Salary from October 23, 1998 through October 31, 1998 should be paid at the rate in effect on July 1, 1998.

    November 1, 1998 through November 5, 1998 should be paid at the new rate.

  2. CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO THE CLASS OF EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (UNCLASSIFIED)

    DAS/OLR Item No. 9031E extends the provisions of Article Twenty-Four, Section One and Section Two of the A&R P-5 contract effective July 1, 1994 to June 30, 1999 to employees who have been designated as confidential exclusions who are in the job classification of Executive Secretary (Unclassified). This item also extend whatever modifications in accruals and payments at separation for vacation, sick and personal leave that will occur due to the ramifications as set forth in the P-5 contract to these confidential employees.

  3. PAYROLL PROCEDURES

     

    1. Lump Sum $300 - Confidential Exclusions

      The lump sum payment must be entered by agency payroll staff for the pay period July 7 through July 20, 1995 (check date August 4, 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 to be eligible for this payment:

      - the employee must have received a check dated 7/21/95;

      - the employee must be permanent

      - the employee must have been in the Confidential pay plan as of June 28, 1995.

      - Also refer to the pertinent sections of the clarification memo issued on Comptroller's Memorandum No. 95-27, dated May 26, 1995. Change the "as of payroll date" to July 7, 1995 and the entitlement date to June 28, 1995.

      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.

      1. Forms: Form CO-1004; R1; Dollar Amount; D/OE '21'.

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

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

    2. To effect the General Wage Increase - NP-1 State Police

      On-Line: Screen 160; Change the Hourly Rate and Bi- weekly Salary; Screen 161; Change the Pay Plan.

    3. To Pay the NP-1 Retroactive Amount Due for the Period July 1, 1995 through July 6, 1995

      On-Line: Screens 381-382; R1; Dollar Amount; D/OE '10' (Retro Payment).

    4. NP-1 Meal Allowance (Taxable Maintenance)
      The decreased amount of the Meal Allowance should be entered as follows:

      On-Line: Screen 170; D/OE Code '07'; Amount.

    5. NP-1 Clothing Allowance (D/OE '1F')
      These payments should be discontinued via the input method that is currently in place.

  4. GENERAL

    Questions may be directed as follows:

    Contract Interpretation: Agency Personnel Officer;

    Payroll Procedures: Central Payroll Division, 566-5428;

    Memorandum Interpretation: Accounting Systems, 566-4265.

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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