124.183 One-time pay supplements.

(A) As used in this section, "active payroll" means conditions under which an employee is in active pay status or eligible to receive pay for an approved leave of absence including, but not limited to, occupational injury leave, disability leave, or workers' compensation.

(B)

(1) Each full-time permanent employee paid under schedule E-1 or E-2 of section 124.152 of the Revised Code who is in active payroll status on July 1, 2015, and August 1, 2015, shall receive a one-time pay supplement of seven hundred and fifty dollars in the earnings statement the employee receives in the pay period that includes August 21, 2015.

(2) Each full-time permanent employee who is in active payroll status on July 1, 2015, and August 1, 2015, who is exempt from collective bargaining, and who is not covered by division (B)(1) of this section shall receive a one-time pay supplement of seven hundred and fifty dollars in the earnings statement the employee receives in the pay period that includes August 21, 2015.

(3) Each less than full-time employee paid under schedule E-1 or E-2 of section 124.152 of the Revised Code who is in active payroll status on July 1, 2015, and August 1, 2015 shall receive a one-time pay supplement of three hundred and seventy-five dollars in the earnings statement the employee receives in the pay period that includes August 21, 2015.

(4) An employee who is not in active payroll status on July 1, 2015, and August 1, 2015, due to military leave or an absence taken under the Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., as amended, is eligible to receive the one-time pay supplement pursuant to the terms of this section.

(C) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a one-time pay supplement under this section shall not be subject to withholding for deposit into any state retirement system. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a one-time pay supplement under this section shall not be used for calculation purposes in determining an employee's retirement benefits in any state retirement system.

(D) This section does not apply to employees of the supreme court, the general assembly, the legislative service commission, the secretary of state, the auditor of state, the treasurer of state, or the attorney general unless the supreme court, the general assembly, the legislative service commission, the secretary of state, the auditor of state, the treasurer of state, or the attorney general decides that the employees of those respective entities should be eligible for the one-time pay supplement and notifies the director of administrative services in writing on or before July 10, 2015, of the decision to participate in the one-time pay supplement.

Cite as R.C. § 124.183

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.