CSEA PEP Announcement

The 2019 Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) allows eligible employees represented by CSEA to exchange vacation and/or personal leave for a credit to be applied toward their health insurance premium. The PEP Credit will be reflected in paychecks dated 12/26/18 through 12/11/19.

The enrollment period for the 2019 calendar year is October 15, 2018 through November 16, 2018.

Full-time employees in Salary Grades (SG) 1-17 who meet eligibility will forfeit either 3 days for up to a $600 annual health insurance credit or 6 days for up to $1200 annual health insurance credit.  Full-time employees in SG 18-24 who meet eligibility requirements will forfeit either 2 days for up to a $600 annual health insurance credit or 4 days for up to $1200 annual health insurance credit.  Employees who forfeit two or three days will receive a bi-weekly credit of $23.08 and employees who forfeit four or six days will receive a credit of $46.15.  The days will be deducted from your timesheet at the time of enrollment. 

Part-Time Employees

Eligible part-time employees may participate on a prorated basis.  Part-time annual-salaried employees who meet these eligibility requirements will be eligible to participate on a prorated basis in accordance with their payroll percentage.

Following are the criteria for eligibility for enrollment in the PEP program.

  • For CSEA represented employees, be a classified or unclassified service employee in the Executive branch in a title at Salary Grade 24 or below or equated to a position at or below Salary Grade 24;
  • Have a minimum combined balance of annual and personal leave of at least 8 days after making the forfeiture; and
  • Be a NYSHIP enrollee in either the Empire Plan or an HMO at the time of enrollment.

To sign up, click here to fill out the form and submit it to the Office of Human Resources, 201 Culkin Hall.  Deadline for filing is close of business November 16, 2018.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at x2230 or hr@oswego.edu.