2022 Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for UUP represented and
Management Confidential employees
The Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) allows eligible UUP represented and Management
Confidential (MC-13) employees to exchange previously accrued vacation leave for a
credit to be
applied toward their employee share of NYSHIP Health Insurance premiums on a bi-weekly
For Plan Year 2022 PEP Allows:
Full-time UUP and MC-13 employees earning up to $72,366 who enroll in the program
forfeit 3 or 6 days of vacation leave for a credit of $600 ($23.08 bi-weekly) or $1200
Full-time UUP and MC-13 employees earning $72,366 and below $103,413 who enroll in
the program to forfeit 2 or 4 days of vacation leave for a credit of $600 ($23.08
bi-weekly) or $1200 ($46.15 bi-weekly).
Eligible part-time employees may elect to participate on a pro-rated basis in accordance
with their employment percentage of effort.
This credit will be applied towards the bi-weekly health insurance premiums paid in
2022 plan year.
Eligibility Criteria to Enroll:
UUP represented and MC-13 employees paid on a Calendar Year (annual) or College
Year basis with a full-time annual salary rate up to $72,366 and not greater than
or a part-time employee with an annual salary rate that does not exceed $103,413;
Have a balance of vacation leave of at least 8 days after making the forfeiture or
prorated balance for part time employees; and
Be a NYSHIP enrollee (contract holder) at the time of enrollment.
Eligible employees may elect to participate in the Productivity Enhancement Program
by completing the enrollment form
submitting it by Monday, November 29, 2021 close of business to:
For a complete description of this program go
If you require additional information
regarding the program, please contact the Time & Attendance Unit at (631) 632-6182.