Department of Transportation Bulletin No. DOT-20

Call-Out Response Payment for Employees Engaged in Winter Maintenance Activities for Fiscal Year 2011-2012
Date Issued
May 16, 2012


To provide agency procedures for processing payments.

Affected Employees

CSEA employees in the Operational Services Unit (Bargaining Unit 03) in the Department of Transportation

Effective Date(s)

Payment will be made in a separate check dated June 6, 2012, Pay Period Administration 4L


Chapter 491 of the Laws of 2011 implementing agreements between the State of New York and the Civil Service Employees Association provides for Call Out Bonus Pay for eligible employees.

The Winter Maintenance season is from November 1, 2011 to April 15, 2012.

Eligibility Requirements

Employees assigned to the Winter Maintenance Program of the Highway Maintenance Division and who were called out ten (10) or more times during the season will receive payments based on the following:

Responded To Payment
75% Calls $225.00
85% Calls $300.00
95% Calls $500.00

Employees who were Active during the season but have been Inactive since March 31, 2012 also will be paid at this time.

Agency Actions

Payments are to be processed on the Time Entry page as follows:

Earnings Begin Date: 5/10/12 (for Active employees, or last date worked for Inactive employees)
Earnings End Date: Same as Begin Date
Earn Code: COB
Amount: Applicable Amount

Payroll Register and Employee's Paycheck

The Earn Code COB and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register. The earnings description, Call Out Bonus, will appear on the employee’s paycheck stub.

There is no direct deposit for this payment.

Tax Information

This payment is subject to all income and employment withholding taxes. Income taxes will be calculated using the current marital status and withholding allowances(s) in the employee’s tax data record. If there is an additional tax amount indicated in the employee's tax data record, the additional tax will be deducted from both the regular paycheck and the separate


Questions about payment processing may be directed to the Payroll Earnings mailbox.