ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE MANUAL
ADVISORY MEMORANDUM NO. 2017-01
TO: Manual Recipients
FROM: Scott DeFruscio, Director Staffing Services Division
SUBJECT: Memoranda of Understanding on Extension of Special Military Benefits and Post-Discharge Benefits through December 31, 2017
The Governor's Office of Employee Relations has signed Memoranda of Understanding with the Civil Service Employees Association, Council 82, District Council 37, NYS Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, Police Benevolent Association of New York State, Public Employees Federation, and United University Professions, extending current special military benefits for service in connection with the war on terror, and certain benefits in connection with return from military duty for duty related to the war on terror that exceeds 180 days' duration through December 31, 2017. The same benefits provided in these MOUs are extended to M/C employees.
Provisions of the MOUs are not grievable.
The existing special military benefits extended under these MOUs are administered in accordance with previously issued memoranda.
Agencies should consult the following memoranda to ensure proper administration of these benefits:
|GIB 2001-04||Special Military Benefits for State Employees Activated in Connection with the Events of September 11, 2001|
|AM 2001-06||Special Military Leave for Employees Activated in Connection with the Events
of September 11, 2001
|AM 2002-01||Frequently Asked Questions about Special Military Leave in Connection with
the Events of September 11th
|AM 2002-03||Training Leave at Reduced Pay for Military Duty Not Related to the Events of
September 11th and Extension of Special Military Leave in Connection
With the Events of September 11th
|AM 2004-01||Clarification of Special Military Leave Benefits|
|AM 2007-01||Memoranda of Understanding on Extension of Special Military Benefits and New Post-Discharge Benefits|
Questions concerning these benefits should be directed to the Attendance and Leave Unit of this Department at (518) 457-2295.