STATE OF CONNECTICUT
THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775
MEMORANDUM NO. 2003-31
July 16, 2003
TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES
|Attention:||Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers|
|Subject:||Special Dues Assessment Ending For District 1199, New England Health Care Employees Union, P-1 and NP-6 Bargaining Units|
To provide payroll instructions for a change to the dues/fees schedule for the P-1 and NP-6 bargaining units.
In accordance with the request of the New England Health Care Employees Union, the dues/fees deduction for workers belonging to that union will decrease effective with the pay period July 11, 2003 through July 24, 2003 (check date August 8, 2003).
III. DUES/FEES ADJUSTED SCHEDULE
The special dues assessment that was implemented in February 2003 will end with the last paycheck in July. Beginning with the first paycheck in August, discontinue the following payments:
The maximum bi-weekly dues payment returns to $20.77.
Refer to Comptroller Memorandum 2002-46 for the current dues and fees schedule.
IV. PAYROLL PROCEDURES
The agency payroll staff must review the Employee Masterfile (Salary Field) to determine if the dues/fees deductions 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.
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.
Please direct all questions or requests for assistance regarding payroll procedures to the Comptroller's Payroll Services Division at (860) 702-3463.
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