MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
THE STATE OF
THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FEDERATION, AFL-CIO
HOUSING AND MEAL CHARGES
This Memorandum of Understanding
is entered into between the State of
The parties agree that rates employees
pay for housing and meals provided by the State shall be governed by Item B-300,
“Employee Maintenance Policy and Charge Schedule,” of the Budget Policy and
Reporting Manual to be revised on
Pursuant to the
agreement reached during the course of negotiation of the
1985-88 State/PEF Agreement, the parties hereto have met and have
discharged their commitment to develop an indexing formula to adjust rates
employees pay for State-provided meals and housing.
As a result of these
deliberations, the parties have agreed to the modifications of the terms and
conditions of employment relating to the rates employees pay for meals and
housing provided by the State as set forth below in this Memorandum of
Understanding. The provisions of this Memorandum of Understanding supersede and
replace any provisions of the State/PEF Agreement which are affected by the
provisions herein. This
Memorandum of Understanding is entered into between the State of New
York and PEF for the purpose of establishing a
method by which the rates employees pay for meals and housing provided by the
State will be calculated.
1. For meal charges - the rate shall be adjusted by the CPI-U,
2. For housing charges - the rate shall be adjusted by the CPI-U,
“Rent of Primary Residence”
component, for the period October-September, published by the Bureau of Labor
Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor.
Such adjustment shall be determined as the percentage change in the above-mentioned indices during each 12 month period ending September 30 of the year immediately preceding the April 1 effective date. The resulting amount shall be rounded to the nearest whole dollar.
From the effective date of this Memorandum of Understanding henceforth, the appropriateness of the above indices shall be subject to review one time during the term of each successor agreement to the 1988-91 Agreement, upon the request of either party.
For the State:
Deputy Director for Contract Negotiation
Public Employees Federation
Governor’s Office of Employee Relations