Board of Trustees Alfred Ceramics Resolution

Board of Trustees Alfred Ceramics Resolution

MEMORANDUM

September 16, 2008

To: Members of the Board of Trustees
From: Dr. John B. Clark, Interim Chancellor
Subject: Compensation for Non-Professional Employees of the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University


I recommend that the Board of Trustees adopt the following resolution:

Whereas Sections 355-a and 6102 of the Education Law authorize Alfred University to establish salaries and positions for non-professional employees at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University; and

Whereas such schedules are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees; now, therefore be it

Resolved that attached salary schedules and document entitled “Salary Adjustments for CSEA Negotiating Unit Local 1000 and Non-Professional Staff of the State University of New York Statutory College at Alfred University” (copy on file in the Office of the Secretary of the University), are approved.

Background

By the terms of Ch. 10, Pt. A, §9, L. 2008, plans for salary increases for employees in the non-professional service at the College of Ceramics are subject to approval by the State University Board of Trustees.  Contract negotiations between Alfred University and CSEA have recently concluded, and the attached schedules reflect the results of the collective bargaining negotiation.

This resolution approves compensation increases of 3% retroactive to July 1, 2008, 3% effective July 1, 2009, 3% effective July 1, 2010 and 4% effective July 1, 2011.  The increases are comparable to those negotiated for equivalent SUNY employees at the State-operated campuses.

SALARY ADJUSTMENTS FOR CSEA NEGOTIATING UNIT L0CAL 1000 AND NON-PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK STATUTORY COLLEGE OF CERAMICS AT ALFRED UNIVERSITY

1. There shall be across-the-board increases as follows:

In order to be eligible for the July 1, 2008, payment; an employee must have been on the payroll on June 25, 2008, date of ratification of the contract, and received a rating of “satisfactory” performance at the time of their last evaluation. 

2. Longevity Payments and Performance Advancements

Performance advancements will be paid to employees hired prior to June 25, 2008, who have completed 52 payroll periods of service at the time of the above scheduled increases, at an annual salary rate which is below the job rate of their position.

Longevity payments will be paid to employees hired prior to June 25, 2008, at the time of payment of above scheduled increases who have completed either seven or fourteen years of continuous service at an annual salary equal to or higher than the job rate of their salary grade, but below the longevity step. New salary will not result in a basic annual salary exceeding the second longevity step in effect at the time of increase.

In order to be eligible for the July 1, 2008, payment; an employee must have been on the payroll on June 25, 2008, date of ratification of the contract, and received a rating of “satisfactory” performance at the time of their last evaluation.

3. Salary Schedules

The attached salary schedules for employees have been amended to reflect the 3% increase effective July 1, 2008; the 3% increase effective July 1, 2009; the 3% increase effective July 1, 2010, and the 4% increase effective July 1, 2011. 

4. Funding

Although authorized to spend pool dollars at campus discretion, reimbursement will only be for the State Purpose portion of the salaries. 

All increases outlined in this resolution are contingent on New York State providing funding for the increase. Any unfunded increases will not be made to the employee.

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