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. 2000-65

December 19, 2000

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention:    Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject:    Increase in the Maximum Dues/Fees Deduction, District 1199, New England Health Care Employees Union, P-1 and NP-6 Units

I. PURPOSE

To provide payroll instructions for a change to the dues/fees schedule for the P-1 and NP-6 bargaining units.

II. AUTHORITY

In accordance with the request of the New England Health Care Employees Union, the dues/fees deduction for workers belonging to that union will increase effective with the pay period December 29, 2000 through January 11, 2001 (check date January 26, 2001).

III. PAYROLL PROCEDURES

The agency payroll staff must review the Employee Masterfile (Salary Field) to determine if the dues/fees deduction must be changed.
 
Dues will be based on the hours paid in the week used for calculating dues. The method for calculating dues remains the same. The hourly rate for calculating dues will be based on the employee's compensation plan excluding premiums such as shift differential and weekend differential overtime.

IV. DUES/FEES NEW SCHEDULE

The dues amount will equal:
Bi-weekly deductions:
0-9 hours paid for the week .46 hour's pay
10-19.99 hours paid for the week .46 hour's pay + $1.38
20-29.99 hours paid for the week .69 hour's pay + $1.38
30 hours or more paid for the week .92 hour's pay + $1.38
The maximum bi-weekly dues payment for each employee is $18.00.

If it is necessary to change an employee's deduction, enter an RK transaction on screens 170-187 as follows; D/OE (76 union dues, 77 union fees); amount. RJE agencies create an RK transaction the same as above.

V. GENERAL

Please direct all questions or requests for assistance regarding payroll procedures to the Comptroller's Payroll Services Division at (860) 702-3463.

NANCY WYMAN

STATE COMPTROLLER

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