OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND LABOR RELATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS OF INTEREST
CONTACTING THE NEW YORK CITY OFFICE OF PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION
College employees may call the Office of Payroll Administration at (212) 669-8555. OPA will respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll related matters including such items as: garnishments, child support payments, tax levies, the Dr.'s Council FICA Refund Claims, etc. A recorded menu of options will direct the employee to the appropriate party for assistance.
CHECK REPLACEMENT FOR LOST OR STOLEN CHECKS
If you have lost a payroll check or if it has been stolen, please contact the Kingsborough Payroll Distribution Office at extension 5994 (Room A-206). A brief written statement informing the College of the loss or theft of the check will be required in order to initiate the process of replacing the check. The Payroll Distribution Office will be able to provide you with more detailed information regarding this procedure. Please be advised that, as per the New York City Office of Payroll Administration, effective 7/1/2009 a $55 check replacement fee was implemented and will be charged for each check issued by the NYC Office of Payroll Administration.
UPDATING OF STALE PAYROLL CHECKS
Payroll checks are good for a period of 180 days. If you have not cashed a payroll check prior to the 180 day period, it will be necessary for you to take that payroll check to the Kingsborough Payroll Distribution Office (Room A-206) so that it can be updated. The Payroll Distribution Office will have to send the payroll check to the New York City Office of Payroll Administration for the actual updating. For more information regarding this procedure, please call the Payroll Distribution Office at extension 5994.
PARTICIPATION IN THE U.S. SAVINGS BOND PROGRAM
Employees wishing to have payroll deductions for U.S. Savings Bonds may contact Detrice McPhatter at extension 6125, Room P-203 to obtain further information and enrollment forms. You can obtain more information regarding US Savings Bonds at
PARTICIPATION IN THE MUNICIPAL CREDIT UNION (MCU)
The Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is a full service financial institution which offers its members a wide range of services which include checking and savings accounts, VISA cards, mortgages, loans, ATM access, money market accounts, and individual retirement accounts If you are an employee of The City of New York and are interested in joining the MCU, you can obtain more information about the MCU and access the on-line Membership Request Form at the MCU web site at
PARTICIPATION IN THE PSC/CUNY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
The PSC/CUNY Federal Credit Union offers instructional staff members a wide range of banking services which include checking and savings accounts, VISA cards, loans, mortgages, ATM access, etc. If you are an instructional staff member of CUNY interested in joining the PSC/CUNY Federal Credit Union, you can obtain more information and access the on-line Membership Application form at
W-2 WAGE AND TAX STATEMENT W-2
Forms are mailed directly by the City of New York to employees' homes. If you do not receive your W-2 Form, a request may be submitted to the Human Resources Office (Room A-201, Ext. 5436) for a duplicate. The W-2 Coordinator is Ms. Amy Finkelstein (A-201, ext. 5436). As soon as the Human Resources Office is notified by the NYC Office of Payroll Administration that W-2 data for the year has been loaded into its W-2 RACS system, our office can then print out a duplicate. A replacement form can be picked up in person by the employee, upon presentation of valid photo ID. It can also be mailed directly to the employee’s home address of record. If upon reviewing your W-2 Form, you believe there is an error in the figures indicated, please contact the Human Resources Office. A member of the Payroll Management Unit will be happy to discuss the matter with you and review your W-2 figures. A W-2 Quick Reference Guide is available from the Human Resources Office and can also be downloaded from