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					New York State Teachers’ Retirement System and Civil Service Employees
Association, Inc., Local 1000 AFSCME, AFL-CIO, on the Behalf of Local 658
                        Memorandum of Agreement
                              January 8, 2007


This Memorandum of Agreement (“Agreement”) confirms that the following
contract provision and statements of agreement represent the entirety of the
terms agreed to by the parties for the 2007-2010 Collective Bargaining
Agreement between the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System
(hereinafter “NYSTRS” or “System”) and the Civil Service Employees
Association, Inc., Local 1000 AFSCME, AFL-CIO, on the behalf of Local 658. It
is the intent of the parties to continue the current contract language with respect
to all articles reflected in the 2003-2007 Collective Bargaining Agreement
between NYSTRS and the Civil Service Employees Association, Inc., Local 1000
AFSCME, AFL-CIO, on behalf of Local 658, unless otherwise modified by this
Agreement. Except as otherwise specified herein, all changes will be effective
April 1, 2007.

This Agreement is subject to ratification by the membership of CSEA Local 658
and by the NYSTRS Retirement Board.

Article 9, Section 9.1(b)
Effective April 1, 2007, the System shall offer each employee and his/her eligible
dependents enrolled in System health coverage pursuant to this Article 9 with
vision coverage through the System’s self insured plan, which is currently
administered by APA Partners. The following co-pays and allowances are
applicable:
     Eye exam: $15 co-pay
     Allowances for eyeglasses including lenses or contacts:
           o Single vision lenses or contacts: $236;
           o Bifocal lenses or contacts: $304;
           o Tri-focal lenses: $311;
     Co-pay of 10% of the above applicable allowance and 100% of the cost
       above the allowance; and
     Frame Selection: Unlimited.

Article 9, Section 9.2
Delete 9.2(a) and 9.2(b) and renumber existing sections 9.2(c), 9.2(d), and
9.2(e), respectively, to 9.2(a), 9.2(b), and 9.2(c), respectively.
Article 16, Section 16.4
16.4 Meal Allowances will be as follows:

$5.00 for a minimum of 3 hours worked in addition to the normal 7 1/2 hour
workday;
$5.00 for a minimum of 6 hours worked on other than a normal workday;
$10.00 for a minimum of 9 hours worked on other than a normal workday.


New Section
Article 23, Section 23.3
NYSTRS agrees to pay for professional certification or license fees when
maintaining such certification or license is a requirement of the employee’s
current position. In addition, NYSTRS agrees to pay for professional certification
or license fees and for exam fees in connection with obtaining such certification
or license, when obtaining or maintaining such certification or license is
determined by NYSTRS, in its sole discretion, to be in the best interest of
NYSTRS.


Article 30

30.1 Salary Increments

It is hereby agreed annual increments shall be effective April 1, 2007, April 1,
2008, and April 1, 2009, for those employees eligible therefor, pursuant to the
policy in effect on the date of this Agreement.

Effective April 1, 2006, the number of steps required to progress from the 1st step
of the salary schedule to the salary Max will be increased from 4 to 6 for
employees hired or promoted on or after April 1, 2006. The increment amount
will be adjusted to reflect the additional 2 steps.

30.2 Salary Increase

a) Effective April 1, 2007, the basic annual salary of each employee in
employment status as of March 31, 2007 will be increased by 4%. Effective April
1, 2007, the salary schedules established on April 1, 2006, shall be increased by
4%. (See Appendices G and H)

b) Effective April 1, 2008, the basic annual salary of each employee in
employment status as of March 31, 2008, will be increased by 3%. Effective
April 1, 2008, the salary schedules established on April 1, 2007, shall be
increased by 3%. (See Appendices I and J)
c) Effective April 1, 2009, the basic annual salary of each employee in
employment status as of March 31, 2009, will be increased by 3%. Effective
April 1, 2009, the salary schedules established on April 1, 2008, shall be
increased by 3%. (See Appendices K and L)


30.3 Longevity Add New Section 30.3 c)


c) Effective April 1 of each year of this Agreement, employees in full-pay status
who as of March 31 of each year of this Agreement have been in their grade and
at or above the maximum salary for their grade for twenty years and who did not
receive a twenty-year longevity payment prior to this date shall receive a
longevity payment in the amount of $750 which shall be added to their salary.


Labor Management Discussions

 There shall be a Labor/Management Committee formed to meet and explore
  the possibility of implementing a compressed work schedule. Any such
  schedule must meet the operational needs of the System and the goals and
  objectives of employees and further any such schedules must be piloted to
  ensure there is no adverse effect on System operations and/or services.

 There shall be a Labor/Management Committee formed to meet and explore
  concerns relating to the Memorandum of Agreement dated November 4, 1999
  between New York State Teachers’ Retirement System and the Civil Service
  Employees Association, Local 658 concerning the application of Article 16
  (Overtime) in the 1999-03 Collective Bargaining Agreement to employees in
  the title of Information Representative in the Member Benefits Department.

Article 43 Duration of the Agreement

The term of this Agreement shall be three (3) years from April 1, 2007 through
March 31, 2010.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be
signed by their respective representatives January 8, 2007


NEW YORK STATE TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM

Beth Bonacquist
Manager of Human Resources

Richard Attwood
Human Resources Associate

Joseph Indelicato
Associate General Counsel

Theodore Todorov
Manager of Benefits

Kevin Shaefer
Manager of Information Services


THE CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, INC. ON THE BEHALF OF
LOCAL #658

Angelique Bywater
Labor Relations Specialist
Civil Service Employees Association, Inc.

Bruce Woolley
Chair, Negotiating Team

Joe Romand
President, CSEA Local #658

Donna Keefer
Executive Vice President, CSEA Local #658

Kathleen Mack
Secretary, CSEA Local #658

Debra Gallacchi
Treasurer, CSEA Local #658