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. 96-31

June 17, 1996

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention:Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business
Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject:Additional Social and Human Services (P-2)
Bargaining Unit Contract Items
  1. AUTHORITY

    The collective bargaining agreement between the State of Connecticut and the Social and Human Services (P-2) bargaining unit for the period July 1, 1994 through June 30, 1999, which was ratified by the Legislature on April 26, 1996.

  2. ARTICLE 31 - COMPENSATION

    Section Three. Employees will continue to be eligible for longevity payments for the life of the contract in accordance with existing practice. The longevity schedule in effect on June 30, 1985 will remain unchanged in dollar amounts for the life of the contract. Effective October 1, 1996 calculations for longevity will be based upon total state service.

  3. ARTICLE 39 - TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENTS

    Section One. An employee who is involved in transporting a client/resident during the lunch period and who must stop for lunch with the client/resident will be reimbursed up to a maximum of $8.00 for the cost of his/her lunch.

    Section Two - Personal Vehicles
    An employee who is required to use his/her personal vehicle in the performance of duty will be reimbursed at the rate of 30 cents per mile. The rate will be readjusted upward within 30 days of an increase by the U.S. General Services Administration. There will be no downward readjustments during the life of the contract. Employees will be notified of minimum insurance requirements prior to using their personal vehicles in the performance of duties.

    Section Two - Daily Auto Usage Fee
    Employees required to use a personal vehicle for 50 percent of the assigned monthly work days will be paid a daily auto usage fee of $4.00 for each day of required usage, in addition to the 30 cents per mile mileage reimbursement.

  4. ARTICLE 47 - STANDBY PROGRAM

    The Standby Program is within the Department of Children and Families.

    Section Six (c). A Home and Office premium annual payment of $400.00 will be paid to those workers assigned to the full time primary standby function and who have performed such function for a full year. Individuals who have completed less than a full year of primary standby work will be entitled to a pro-rata payment based on the number of months of service. The initial premium of $200.00 will be paid after the primary standby program has been operational for 6 months. Subsequent $200.00 premiums will be paid on a semi-annual basis.

    Section Seven. Compensation for backup standby workers will be at the rate of $1.50 per hour for hours of standby assignment when the regional office is closed during the week, on weekends and on non-premium holidays. Compensation for backup standby workers will be at the rate of $3.00 per hour for the twenty-four hour shift where the beginning of the shift falls on New Year's Day (January 1), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or Christmas (December 25).

  5. PAYROLL PROCEDURES

    1. Daily Auto Usage Fee

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

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

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

    2. Home and Office Premium

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

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

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

  6. GENERAL

    Questions may be directed as follows:

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

    Remote Job Entry: Payroll Services, (860) 566-3214

    Contract Interpretation: Agency Personnel Officers

    Memorandum Interpretation: Policy Evaluation and Review,
    (860) 566-4265

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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