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. 96-24

May 3, 1996

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

ATTENTION: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
SUBJECT:Lump Sum Payment for Members of the Social and Human Services (P-2) 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 Social and Human Services (P-2) Bargaining Unit has been reached. The new contract is effective July 1, 1994 through June 30, 1999.

  2. ARTICLE 31 - COMPENSATION

    Lump Sum Payment

    A lump sum payment of $500 will be paid to each active employee (except temporary and durationals not covered by the P-2 Agreement) on payroll as of April 26, 1996. Employees who are on approved leaves of absence on April 26, 1996 will receive the $500 lump sum payment upon their return to active paid service provided that they return prior to March 31, 1997.

  3. PAYROLL PROCEDURES

    Lump Sum $500

    The lump sum payment will be entered centrally effective with the pay period April 26 through May 9, 1996 (check date May 24, 1996) using D/OE 21 Miscellaneous Earnings and Major-Minor 01-010. The agency payroll staff must review the employee's masterfile to ensure an employee's eligibility for the lump sum payment.

    The following criteria must be met:

    - the employee must be an active employee

    - the employee's payroll record must be coded with Union Code AA, AB, AC as applicable and Bargaining Unit Code 12. The Union Codes are AA for AFSCME Local 269, AB for AFSCME Local 714 and AC for AFSCME Local 2663.

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

IV. General

Questions may be directed as follows:

Contract Interpretation: Agency Payroll Officer;

Payroll Procedures: Payroll Services Division, (860) 566-5428;

Memorandum Interpretation: Policy Evaluation & Review Division, (860) 566-4265.

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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