USC Human Resources Administration

Compensation plans reference guide (One-time Payment Plan)

Eligible Plans Why would you use this? Who uses this?
Award—Student Student receives an award Students
Award—Faculty/Staff Faculty or staff received an award Faculty or Staff only
CBA Retro Pay (restricted use) Employee receives retroactive pay under a collective bargaining agreement Union employees
Commission Payout Employee receives commission pay (established sales incentive plan) Any employee type is eligible
Discretionary Bonus Employee receives bonus Any employee type is eligible
FACULTY ONLY: In Lieu of Notice – Core Pay Faculty receives pay in lieu of notice for layoff Faculty only
Keck Clinical Incentive One-time payment for Keck Faculty Members who are Exempt and working in the Clinics receiving an incentive payout. Exempt Keck Faculty working in the Clinics
Keck Clinical Service Overload One-time payment for Keck Faculty Members who are Exempt and working in the Clinics. The overload is variable by month. Exempt Keck Faculty working in the Clinics
Other Benefits (restricted use) Restricted to HRA's use only Any employee type is eligible
Overload—Flat Amount (exempt only) Exempt employees (excluding students) receiving extra pay Exempt Faculty, Staff, and Postdocs
Ratification Bonus Bonus payout to union members when new contract is ratified, as established by contract terms Union staff employees
Vacation/PTO Pay-Out Employee receives payout of accrued Vacation/PTO Staff, Staff Fixed Term, and 12 Month Faculty
Winter Recess Pay-Out Employee receives payout of accrued Winter Recess Benefits Eligible Staff and Staff Fixed Term