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

 

INTERDEPARTMENTAL MEMORANDUM

February 26, 1999

To: The Honorable Henry Lee, Commissioner
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road - Middletown, Connecticut 06457
From: Nancy Wyman, State Comptroller
Office of the State Comptroller
55 Elm Street Hartford, Connecticut 06106
Subject:

A Supplemental Understanding between the State of Connecticut and the Connecticut State Police Collective Bargaining Unit (NP-1) for the Contract Period July 1995 through June 1999

  1. AUTHORITY

A supplemental understanding to provide funding under Article 19, Section Two (e) and (f) for a meal allowance increase omitted from the original funding submission to the legislature for this contract.

  1. AGREEMENT

Article 19, Section Two. Meal Allowance.

Future meal increases will be equal to the same percentage as the general wage increase or by the percentage equivalent of any dollar increase to the general wage base.

The meal allowance of $13.95 per shift for OPA and HCP assignments will remain in effect for the duration of this agreement except it will increase to $14.00 per shift on

Effective November 1, 1998, a general wage increase of two percent (2%) was implemented according to Article 19.1. The meal allowance will increase two percent (2%) to the following amounts:

Minimum 4 hours $ 8.09 6.25 - 12.5 hours $14.28
5-6 hours $12.20 Over 12.5 hours $17.36

 

  1. PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Retroactive Payment

Two percent (2%) retro from November 1, 1998 through February 25, 1999.

The agency must calculate the amount due. Meal Allowance at new rate for the days worked from November 1, 1998, minus the days worked and paid at theold Meal Allowance rate.

Effective Date Pay Period Check Date
11/1/98-2/25/99 2/26/99-3/11/99 3/26/99

Regular Payment

Employee's masterfile must be changed to reflect the two percent (2%) increase.

Effective Date Pay Period Check Date
2/26/99 2/26/99-3/11/99 3/26/99

 

  1. PAYROLL PROCEDURES
  1. Retro Payment

The agency should calculate the amount due according to the above instructions.

Online: Screens 047-190, R1; Amount, D/OE Code 10

  1. Meal Allowance (Taxable Maintenance)
Online:Screen 170; O M P T
1 A 0 Amount

 

  1. GENERAL
The additional wages for meal allowances are subject to both Federal Withholding and State Income Tax annualized, FICA, retirement contributions and, if applicable, wage garnishments.
 
Please share this information with affected satellite divisions of your Department.
 
You may contact the following Divisions of the State Comptroller's Office with questions.
 
Payroll Procedures: Payroll Services Division, 860-702-3463
 
Memorandum Interpretation: Policy Services Division, 860-702-3436

 

 

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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