June 23, 1997
TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES
|ATTENTION:||Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers|
|SUBJECT:||Agreement for Correction (NP-4) Bargaining Unit Employees - Additional Information|
To clarify payroll procedures for lump sum payments and to provide additional information regarding provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.
Section IV A - Payroll Procedures for the Lump Sum Payment Lump sum payments are subject to mandatory deductions; i.e., federal withholding tax, state income tax annualized, social security tax, retirement contributions, and garnishments (if applicable).
Effective July 1, 1998, each employee whose job requires him/her to work on a holiday other than Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln's Birthday, or Washington's Birthday, and who works as scheduled on a holiday which falls on his/her regular work day will receive a day's pay at straight time in addition to his/her week's pay.
Effective July 1, 1998 each employee whose job requires him/her to work on Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's Day, will be paid at the rate of time and one-half his/her regular hourly pay for the day.
Effective July 1, 1998 each employee whose job requires him/her to work on Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln's Birthday, or Washington's Birthday will be paid at the rate of time and one-half his/her regular hourly rate for all hours worked on the holiday in addition to his/her regular pay for the day.
|Christmas Day||December 25|
|New Year's Day||January 1|
|Independence Day||July 4|
All other holidays will be observed on the dates designated by the State.
Employees who are assigned to work schedules which contain daily tours of eight hours and fifteen minutes will, upon separation or retirement from State service, have accrued vacation leave pay computed based on a standard eight hour and fifteen minute work day.
Questions may be directed as follows:
Payroll Procedures: Office of the State Comptroller
On-Line: Payroll Services Division, (860) 702-3463;
Remote Job Entry: Payroll Services Division, (860) 702-3462;
Memorandum Interpretation: Policy Evaluation and Review Division, (860) 702-3436.
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