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. 2000-35

July 7, 2000

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Pay Increases for the Executive Branch Employees Excluded from Collective Bargaining

I. AUTHORITY

In accordance with Connecticut General Statutes 4-40 and 5-208(a), the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) with the approval of the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, has authorized pay increases for executive branch employees excluded from collective bargaining assigned to the managerial pay plan.

II. INCREASE IN COMPENSATION FOR MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES AND OTHER EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED TO MANAGEMENT PAY PLANS

Effective July 14, 2000 there will be a three and a half percent (3.5%) general wage increase for managers and confidential employees excluded from bargaining effective with the pay period July 14, 2000 to July 27, 2000 (check date August 11, 2000).

This includes management employees assigned to the MP or MD pay plans, confidential employees assigned to management pay schedules or excluded from collective bargaining, Executive Assistants, Executive Office Administrative Aides, Gubernatorial appointees in special classes on the management pay schedule or whose pay rates are not prescribed elsewhere by statute, Durational Project Managers, Customer Service Program Developers, Leadership Apprentices, Division of Criminal Justice managers and confidentials on step schedules, the PUCA Chairperson, PUCA Vice Chairperson, PUCA Commissioners and Consumer Counsel, Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners. This does not include unclassified employees of any of the boards of trustees of the constituent units of higher education.

Employees designated as confidential exclusions who are in the job classification of Executive Secretary (Unclassified) are eligible for the three and a half percent (3.5%) increases.

III. LONGEVITY SCHEDULES AND OVERTIME

The management and executive longevity pay schedules for the MP, MD and EX have been increased in accordance with these pay increases. Effective July 14, 2000 a three and a half percent (3.5%) increase to the overtime cap limit has been applied to the base annual salary (up to and including $49,362) for managerial and confidential employees.

IV. PAYROLL PROCEDURES

The July 14, 2000 three and a half percent (3.5%) general wage increase must be manually processed at the proper time as follows.
 
1. On-Line: Screen 160: Enter State, Payroll Unit, Employee Number, the new Hourly Rate in the Normal Hourly Rate field, and the new Salary in the Normal Salary field.
2. Remote Job Entry: RA Transaction: Enter State, Payroll Unit, Employee Number, the new Hourly Rate in the Normal Hourly Rate field, and the new Salary in the Normal Salary field.

V. GENERAL

The Department of Administrative Services memorandum dated June 28, 2000 contains the detailed information for each classification. Questions may be directed to:
 
Department of Administrative Services: Bureau of Human Resources, (860) 713-5105
 
Office of the State Comptroller:
 
Payroll Procedures - Payroll Services Division:
 
On-Line: (860) 702-3463
Remote Job Entry: (860) 702-3451
 
Memorandum Interpretation - Policy Services Division: (860) 702-3440

 

 

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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