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Article 20 — Direct Compensation
2007-2011

§20.1   The State shall prepare, secure introduction and recommend passage by the Legislature of appropriate legislation in order to provide the benefits described in this Article.

§20.2

  1. The basic annual salaries, as of July 1, 2007, of incumbents of positions in the State University in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit shall be increased by three percent commencing the first day of the payroll period closest to (1) July 2, 2007, for employees having a calendar-year or college-year professional obligation, or (2) September 1, 2007, for employees having an academic-year professional obligation, except that certain incumbents atthe State University of New York at Binghamton, the Colleges of Technology and the Colleges of Agriculture and Technology heretofore specifically identified by the Department of Audit and Control for the purpose of establishing the effective date of eligibility for salary increases shall be granted said salary increase on July 2, 2007.

  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service on April 30, 2007, whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2007, who would have been eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if employment had continued through July 2, 2007, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2007.

  3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service during a portion of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2006, for at least a semester or equivalent, but whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2007, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2007.

  4.  

    1. Salary minimums shall be established for the following ranks or grades or positions equated to them and shall be effective July 2, 2007:

      Title Academic Employees
      Academic Year
      Professional Obligation
      Calendar Year
      Professor
      Librarian
      $50,106 $59,936
      Associate Professor
      Associate Librarian
      $40,430 $48,320
      Assistant Professor
      Lecturer
      Sr. Assistant Librarian
      $34,175 $40,877
      Instructor
      Assistant Librarian
      $29,859 $35,665

       

       
      Salary Level Professional Employees
      Calendar Year
      Professional Obligation
      College Year
      VI $65,592 $54,870
      V $53,681 $44,896
      IV $44,748 $37,449
      III $38,792 $32,539
      II $34,325 $28,813
      I $29,859 $25,092
    2. The salary minimums established in paragraph (a) of this subdivision shall not apply to employees who are not paid on the basis of a basic annual salary. A part-time employee who is paid on the basis of a prorated basic annual salary and who is eligible to be paid a minimum basic annual salary shall be paid a minimum basic annual salary which shall be the appropriately prorated amount of the minimum basic annual salary that would have been paid to the employee had the employee been employed on a full-time basis.

    3. An incumbent promoted on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that incumbent's professional obligation or the date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for the rank or grade to which that incumbent has been promoted.

    4. An employee hired on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that employee's professional obligation or date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a), shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for that employee's rank or grade on the date the employee is placed in payroll status.

§20.3

  1. Employees who have been granted permanent or continuing appointment by the Chancellor, at the campus at which they are currently employed, effective on or after July 2, 2007 and before January 1, 2008, or a second five-year term appointment, at the campus at which they are currently employed, under Article Xl, Title A of the Policies, effective on or after July 2, 2007 and before January 1, 2008, shall receive a one-time advance to basic annual salary of $500. Such advance shall be effective January 1, 2008, and shall occur no later than January 31, 2008. Employees who receive such appointments effective after January 1, 2008, but effective on or before July 1, 2011 shall also receive such advance to occur as soon as practicable thereafter.

  2. Part-time employees who have completed at least eight years of consecutive service at the campus at which they are currently employed before January 1, 2008, shall receive a lump-sum payment in the amount of $500. Such payment shall be made as soon as practicable after January 1, 2008. Part-time employees who complete eight years of consecutive service at the campus at which they are currently employed, effective on or after January 1, 2008, but effective on or before July 1, 2011, shall also receive such lump-sum payment as soon as practicable thereafter. Individual employees are eligible for only one service award during the term of the Agreement.

§20.4

  1. The basic annual salaries, as of July 1, 2008, of incumbents of positions in the State University in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit shall be increased by three percent commencing the first day of the payroll period closest to (1) July 2, 2008, for employees having a calendar-year or college-year professional obligation, or (2) September 1, 2008, for employees having an academic-year professional obligation, except that certain incumbents at the State University of New York at Binghamton, the Colleges of Technology and the Colleges of Agriculture and Technology heretofore specifically identified by the Department of Audit and Control for the purpose of establishing the effective date of eligibility for salary increases shall be granted said salary increase on July 2, 2008.

  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service on April 30, 2008, whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2008, who would have been eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if employment had continued through July 2, 2008, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2008.

  3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service during a portion of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2007, for at least a semester or equivalent, but whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2008, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2008.

  4.  
    1. Salary minimums shall be established for the following ranks or grades or positions equated to them and shall be effective on the dates of the salary increases provided pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section:

      Title Academic Employees
      Academic Year
      Professional Obligation
      Calendar Year
      Professor
      Librarian
      $51,609 $61,734
      Associate Professor
      Associate Librarian
      $41,643 $49,770
      Assistant Professor
      Lecturer
      Sr. Assistant Librarian
      $35,200 $42,103
      Instructor
      Assistant Librarian
      $30,755 $36,735

       

       
      Salary Level Professional Employees
      Calendar Year
      Professional Obligation
      College Year
      VI 67,560 $56,516
      V $55,291 $46,243
      IV $46,090 $38,572
      III $39,956 $33,515
      II $35,355 $29,677
      I $30,755 $25,845
    2. The salary minimums established in paragraph (a) of this subdivision shall not apply to employees who are not paid on the basis of a basic annual salary. A part-time employee who is paid on the basis of a prorated basic annual salary and who is eligible to be paid a minimum basic annual salary shall be paid a minimum basic annual salary which shall be the appropriately prorated amount of the minimum basic annual salary that would have been paid to the employee had the employee been employed on a full-time basis.

    3. An incumbent promoted on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that incumbent's professional obligation or the date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for the rank or grade to which that incumbent has been promoted.

    4. An employee hired on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that employee's professional obligation or date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a), shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for that employee's rank or grade on the date the employee is placed in payroll status.

§20.5  Effective July 1, 2008, there shall be available an amount equal to one percent of the total of the salaries on June 30, 2008, for distribution by the State University Trustees in their discretion to incumbents on the payroll on June 30, 2008. Such distribution shall occur not later than December 31, 2008, and shall be retroactive to July 1, 2008, or September 1, 2008, as appropriate to professional obligation. The total of the basic annual salaries on June 30, 2008 shall include the total salaries of part-time employees in service on April 30, 2008, but whose employment expires prior to July 1, 2008. If the part-time employee is employed prior to the distribution of the pool, the employee will be eligible for a discretionary increase at the discretion of the State University Trustees.

§20.6

  1. The basic annual salaries, as of July 1, 2009, of incumbents of positions in the State University in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit shall be increased by three percent commencing the first day of the payroll period closest to (1) July 2, 2009, for employees having a calendar-year or college-year professional obligation, or (2) September 1, 2009, for employees having an academic-year professional obligation, except that certain incumbents at the State University of New York at Binghamton, the Colleges of Technology and the Colleges of Agriculture and Technology heretofore specifically identified by the Department of Audit and Control for the purpose of establishing the effective date of eligibility for salary increases shall be granted said salary increase on July 2, 2009.

  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service on April 30, 2009, whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2009, who would have been eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if employment had continued through July 2, 2009, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2009.

  3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service during a portion of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2008, for at least a semester or equivalent, but whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2009, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2009.

  4.  

    1. Salary minimums shall be established for the following ranks or grades or positions equated to them and shall be effective on the dates of the salary increases provided pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section:

      Title Academic Employees
      Academic Year
      Professional Obligation
      Calendar Year
      Professor
      Librarian
      $53,157 $63,586
      Associate Professor
      Associate Librarian
      $42,892 $51,263
      Assistant Professor
      Lecturer
      Sr. Assistant Librarian
      $36,256 $43,366
      Instructor
      Assistant Librarian
      $31,678 $37,837
      Salary Level Professional Employees
      Calendar Year
      Professional Obligation
      College Year
      VI $69,587 $58,211
      V $56,950 $47,630
      IV $47,473 $39,729
      III $41,155 $34,520
      II $36,416 $30,567
      I $31,678 $26,620
    2. The salary minimums established in paragraph (a) of this subdivision shall not apply to employees who are not paid on the basis of a basic annual salary. A part-time employee who is paid on the basis of a prorated basic annual salary and who is eligible to be paid a minimum basic annual salary shall be paid a minimum basic annual salary which shall be the appropriately prorated amount of the minimum basic annual salary that would have been paid to the employee had the employee been employed on a full-time basis.

    3. An incumbent promoted on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that incumbent's professional obligation or the date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for the rank or grade to which that incumbent has been promoted.

    4. An employee hired on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that employee's professional obligation or date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a), shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for that employee's rank or grade on the date the employee is placed in payroll status.

§20.7  Effective July 1, 2009, there shall be available an amount equal to one percent of the total of the salaries on June 30, 2009, for distribution by the State University Trustees in their discretion to incumbents on the payroll on June 30, 2009. Such distribution shall occur not later than December 31, 2009, and shall be retroactive to (1) July 1, 2009, or (2) September 1, 2009, as appropriate to professional obligation. The total of the basic annual salaries on June 30, 2009 shall include the total salaries of part-time employees in service on April 30, 2009, but whose employment expires prior to July 1, 2009. If the part-time employee is employed prior to the distribution of the pool, the employee will be eligible for a discretionary increase at the discretion of the State University Trustees.

§20.8

  1. The basic annual salaries, as of July 1, 2010, of incumbents of positions in the State University in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit shall be increased by four percent commencing the first day of the payroll period closest to (1) July 2, 2010, for employees having a calendar-year or college-year professional obligation, or (2) September 1, 2010, for employees having an academic-year professional obligation, except that certain incumbents at the State University of New York at Binghamton, the Colleges of Technology and the Colleges of Agriculture and Technology heretofore specifically identified by the Department of Audit and Control for the purpose of establishing the effective date of eligibility for salary increases shall be granted said salary increase on July 2, 2010.

  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service on April 30, 2010, whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2010, who would have been eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if employment had continued through July 2, 2010, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2010.

  3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (a) of this section, an employee in service during a portion of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2009, for at least a semester or equivalent, but whose employment expires prior to July 2, 2010, shall be eligible for the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) of this section if the employee is reemployed in an equivalent position for at least one semester or equivalent of the 12-month period commencing on July 2, 2010.

  4.  

    1. Salary minimums shall be established for the following ranks or grades or positions equated to them and shall be effective on the dates of the salary increases provided pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section:

      Title Academic Employees
      Academic Year
      Professional Obligation
      Calendar Year
      Professor
      Librarian
      $55,283 $66,129
      Associate Professor
      Associate Librarian
      $44,608 $53,314
      Assistant Professor
      Lecturer
      Sr. Assistant Librarian
      $37,706 $45,101
      Instructor
      Assistant Librarian
      $32,945 $39,350

       

       
      Salary Level Professional Employees
      Calendar Year
      Professional Obligation
      College Year
      VI $72,370 $60,539
      V $59,228 $49,535
      IV $49,372 $41,319
      III $42,801 $35,901
      II $37,873 $31,791
      I $32,945 $27,685
    2. The salary minimums established in paragraph (1) of this subdivision shall not apply to employees who are not paid on the basis of a basic annual salary. A part-time employee who is paid on the basis of a prorated basic annual salary and who is eligible to be paid a minimum basic annual salary shall be paid a minimum basic annual salary which shall be the appropriately prorated amount of the minimum basic annual salary that would have been paid to the employee had the employee been employed on a full-time basis.

    3. An incumbent promoted on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that incumbent's professional obligation or the date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a) shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for the rank or grade to which that incumbent has been promoted.

    4. An employee hired on or after the effective dates, appropriate to that employee's professional obligation or date of eligibility for salary increases, of the salary increase provided for in subdivision (a), shall receive not less than the minimum basic annual salary for that employee's rank or grade on the date the employee is placed in payroll status.

§20.9  Effective July 1, 2010, there shall be available an amount equal to one percent of the total of the salaries on June 30, 2010, for distribution by the State University Trustees in their discretion to incumbents on the payroll on June 30, 2010. Such distribution shall occur not later than December 31, 2010, and shall be retroactive to (1) July 2, 2010, or (2) September 1, 2010, as appropriate to professional obligation. The total of the basic annual salaries on June 30, 2010 shall include the total salaries of part-time employees in service on April 30, 2010, but whose employment expires prior to July 1, 2010. If the part-time employee is employed prior to the distribution of the pool, the employee will be eligible for a discretionary increase at the discretion of the State University Trustees.

§20.10  Effective July 1, 2011, there shall be available an amount equal to one percent of the total of the salaries on June 30, 2011, for distribution by the State University Trustees in their discretion to incumbents on the payroll on June 30, 2011. Such distribution shall occur not later than December 31, 2011, and shall be retroactive to (1) July 1, 2011, or (2) September 1, 2011, as appropriate to professional obligation. The total of the basic annual salaries on June 30, 2011 shall include the total salaries of part-time employees in service on April 30, 2011, but whose employment expires prior to July 1, 2011. If the part-time employee is employed prior to the distribution of the pool, the employee will be eligible for a discretionary increase at the discretion of the State University Trustees.

§20.11  The increases in salary payable pursuant to this Article shall apply on a prorated basis to incumbents otherwise eligible to receive an increase in salary pursuant to this Article who are paid on an hourly or per diem basis, or who serve on a part-time basis, or who are paid on any basis other than at an annual salary rate. (Excluding those employees deemed to be casual pursuant to resolution of IP charge U-5724.)

§20.12  Nothing contained herein shall prevent the University, in its discretion, from granting further upward salary adjustments of individual employees.

§20.13  Basic annual salary is the amount of annual compensation payable to an employee for the performance of the employee's professional obligation, as such obligation is set forth under Appointment Year in Article XI of the Policies of the State University Trustees, from State monies appropriated for such purpose.

§20.14  The payroll cycle of employees which had been extended by up to one full payroll period during the 1982-85 Agreement shall continue to be so extended. When employees leave State service, their final salary check shall be issued at the end of the payroll period next following the payroll period in which their service discontinued. This final salary check shall be paid at the employee's then current-salary rate.

§20.15

  1. The present inconvenience pay program provided to employees in the classified service of the Executive Branch of State service shall be extended to professional employees in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit. b. The annual rate of inconvenience pay shall be $575 per year, effective July 2, 2007.

§20.16

  1. Recall. Full-time professional employees in a hospital or clinic who are overtime eligible and are assigned to areas indicated on the list in subdivision (c) and have titles listed in Appendix A-16 shall be eligible for recall pay. Those individuals who are assigned to the areas indicated in the list in subdivision (c) and who are not overtime eligible may, by mutual agreement between the State and UUP, be deemed eligible for recall pay.

  2. In the event that such an eligible professional employee is directed to return to work after having completed the professional obligation and left the scheduled work station, the employee shall be entitled to a minimum of one-half day's pay at the rate of time and a half, or compensation for actual time worked at the rate of time and a half if that period is longer, for the purpose of computing recall compensation.

  3. The areas of assignment eligible for recall pay are anesthesiology, biomedical engineering, cardiovascular medicine, clinical laboratories, clinical technical services, dialysis, emergency medical services, histocompatibility/transplant, hospital information technology, infection control, midwifery, nursing, operating room, perfusion, pharmacy, radiology, respiratory therapy, and social work.

§20.17  On-Call

  1. Full-time professional employees who work regularly scheduled shifts in a hospital or clinic and are assigned to areas indicated on the list in subdivision (c) and have titles listed in Appendix A-16 shall be eligible for on-call pay.

  2. The rate of pay for on-call services will be based on the time during which the employee's movement is restricted. An employee eligible to receive on-call pay shall be paid $4.35 per hour or part thereof the employee actually remains available for immediate recall and is prepared to return to duty within a reasonable amount of time; provided, however, in the event the employee is actually recalled to work, the employee will receive the appropriate recall compensation instead of the per hour. No additional on-call payments shall be made for any time when the employee receives recall compensation. On-call payments will be made on a biweekly basis.

  3. The areas of assignment eligible for on-call pay are anesthesiology, biomedical engineering, clinical laboratories, clinical technical services, dialysis, emergency medical services, histocompatibility/ transplant, infection control, midwifery, nursing, operating room, perfusion, pharmacy, radiology, respiratory therapy, and social work.

§20.18  Full-time employees at health sciences centers who are overtime eligible, work regularly scheduled shifts, and who are required to work one or more extra shifts in a week in which a scheduled holiday is observed, shall receive straight time for the extra shift in accordance with the applicable rate as determined by the Department of Audit and Control.

§20.19 Location Stipend — Downstate Adjustment

  1. Effective July 2, 2007, full-time employees, including geographic full-time employees, whose work site is in New York City, Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland or Westchester counties will receive a location stipend while on the payroll, at the rate of $1,302 per year; paid biweekly. This stipend will be in addition to the basic annual salary.

  2. Effective July 2, 2008, full-time employees, including geographic full-time employees, whose work site is in New York City, Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland or Westchester counties will receive a location stipend while on payroll, at the rate of $1,850 per year; paid biweekly. This stipend will be in addition to the basic annual salary.

  3. Effective January 1, 2009, full-time employees, including geographic full-time employees, whose work site is in New York City, Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland or Westchester counties will receive a location stipend while on payroll, at the rate of $3,026 per year; paid biweekly. This stipend will be in addition to the basic annual salary.

  4. Full-time eligible employees on authorized leaves with part-time salary at the time the above payments are made shall receive location stipends on a prorated basis consistent with their part-time salary status.

§20.20 Location Stipend — Mid Hudson Adjustment

  1. Effective July 2, 2007, full-time employees, including geographic full-time employees, whose work site is in Dutchess, Putnam or Orange counties will receive a location stipend while on the payroll, at a rate of $632 per year; paid biweekly. This stipend will be in addition to the basic annual salary.

  2. Effective July 2, 2008, full-time employees, including geographic full-time employees, whose work site is in Dutchess, Putnam or Orange counties will receive a location stipend while on the payroll, at a rate of $1,000 per year; paid biweekly. This stipend will be in addition to the basic annual salary.

  3. Effective January 1, 2009, full-time employees, including geographic full-time employees, whose work site is in Dutchess, Putnam or Orange counties will receive a location stipend while on the payroll, at a rate of $1,513 per year; paid biweekly. This stipend will be in addition to the basic annual salary.

Updated: December 30, 2010