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1 Replies and 2966 Views Taxing Separate Time Records  2966  1 Started by  Deleted User We are currently using the 'process group' to allow separate taxation for multiple time records.&160; However we have discovered that by processing this way the system also treats the time records separately for garnishment purposes. For example: An employee is being paid retro pay of $500 and a salary of $1,000.&160;&160;We want to tax the retro pay&160;separately.&160;We use a process group code&160;telling the system to tax it separately and it does.&160;&160;But if this person has a...
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
04/29/2008 1:45 PM
0 Replies and 2672 Views Manager Self Service and PA100  2672  0 Started by  jph826 Our application is 8.1 and we recently upgraded our Env to V 9.0.3. We have an issue with the PA100. Any actions submitted through Manager Self Service are showing on the PA100 with blank 'From' and 'To' fields. The Manager can successfully enter an action, we can see it in the inbasket with all of the details, we can successfully approved the action and we can successfully see all of the detail on the PA52. However, when the PA100 runs, it shows only the Employee number, name, the name of the a...
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04/21/2008 10:24 AM
0 Replies and 4231 Views Tax Factory V2 locator Files  4231  0 Started by  Deleted User For those who are using TaxFactory Application - Is there a quicker way to load the V2 Tax Locator files besides using the Client Gui interface&160; BSI will not budge (definitely understandable) on any other viable method to load it's updates outside of the TFLoader process as a second option.
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04/11/2008 1:29 PM
2 Replies and 2685 Views Audit reversed PA52.1 actions  2685  2 Started by  kadkins I am&160;trying to figure out how to develop an audit which would show when actions are reversed on PA52.1.&160; These actions are processed on the PA52.1&160; Special Processing tab with the following options: Process Type: '4' History Correction: '2' Action Number:&160;'Cooresponding action ' I've &160;tried to use the PAPEPAUDIT table without much success.&160; Does anyone have any ideas on the best way to do this&160; Is it even possible if the History Correction option 2 is use...
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by  kadkinsJump to last post
04/08/2008 10:27 AM
1 Replies and 3164 Views ERecruit - Candidate Contact Page  3164  1 Started by  John Costa Sorry if I posted this to the wrong forum but I didn't really see where else I can put this. On the Candidate Contact page of the eRecruit system, there is a section called 'Work Eligibility' where a candidate can choose to enter their Social Security Number. Is there any way to suppress or hide this particular section from being displayed&160; Thanks in advance.
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by  Joel HawthorneJump to last post
04/02/2008 2:54 PM
3 Replies and 3073 Views Increment of Last Pay Rate Change  3073  3 Started by  psfunkytek I've been asked to create a report that give employees previous rate of pay, current rate of pay and the date of last increase.&160; The two latter parts are easy, but the first part is a bit more tricky.&160; We don't have any 'common' increase dates and so I can't pull the prior salary based on dates. Since I cannot find a field where Lawson stores the of the last increase, the 'max' row in the payratehist, pactionhist, hrhistory etc. pulls the date of last increase along with the current...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
03/25/2008 9:52 AM
4 Replies and 3286 Views CER?`  3286  4 Started by  Deleted User What is the prefix CER on the PA22 (ctrl-shift-o) Certification field What table is this
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/13/2008 3:28 PM
0 Replies and 2488 Views Benefits Enrollment  2488  0 Started by  Elizabeth Brubaker Currently, we are in the process of moving to 9.0 environment only. &160; We use ESS for our benefits enrollment process.&160;&160;&160; When testing benefit enrollment , the process goes well until 'keep these benefits' is selected as the final step.&160; At that point, we get the error message 'Value not in list: A.'&160; Has anyone else ever gotten this error message and, if so, what was the solution&160;&160;&160;Thank you.
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03/12/2008 1:18 PM
0 Replies and 2909 Views PR530 Time Record Upload  2909  0 Started by  Deleted User We are a ISeries AS/400 client that has just upgraded from Law7 to Law9. When on Law7 we were able to upload time records by having the data in a sequential file (PR530X) and running PR530 in a CL program&160;and the upload would happen. This no longer is true. We now have the data in the IFS as prescribed but the PR530 within the CL program goes into a neverending semaphore wait. We are forced to complete our upload by using LID or Portal (PR530). If anyone knows a way to have the CL progra...
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03/10/2008 6:30 PM
1 Replies and 2324 Views e-recruiting systems  2324  1 Started by  BradF Hello.&160; My company is currently looking for an e-recruiting system that will work well with Lawson.&160; We are looking as Lawson, but wanted to also look at what other companies are successfully using.&160; I appreciate any input you can provide me including The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Thanks,
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/05/2008 10:34 AM
2 Replies and 2818 Views Lawson Security 9 - Benefits drill  2818  2 Started by  ChrisW Is anyone using Lawson Security for HCM&160; I have developed an RM&160;structure to limit user access to employees in specific process levels using&160;***isStructNodeTitleAbove('xxxStructure',PROCESS_LEVEL,user.getAttribute('xxxx'))***.&160; This works beautifully for the application and drills involving the 'Employee' or 'PAEmployee' (etc) files.&160; However, when I drill on a benefit plan or&160;a deduction, the drill returns values for all employees&160;even though the employee nam...
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by  ChrisWJump to last post
03/04/2008 3:03 PM
6 Replies and 5542 Views ESS Payment Modeling  5542  6 Started by  Elizabeth Brubaker Is there a work-around for payment modeling in ESS&160; Thanks.
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by  Elizabeth BrubakerJump to last post
02/27/2008 11:15 AM
4 Replies and 3293 Views I need an example of home-made javascript DMEObj for Self-service centers  3293  4 Started by  Mike Schlenk In an attempt to supplement self-service centers, I'm looking to create my own htm files that authenticate, create a DME call and display data. I'm trying to learn from recsum.htm and paytyear.htm and I'm having problems. The issue is when I make a call that returns multiple records, then I want to display each field in a table. Can someone please help I'm so close, I know I'm just not understanding something about the DMEObject and how to use Arrays to store the records. ...
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by  Mike SchlenkJump to last post
02/22/2008 12:51 PM
5 Replies and 2696 Views Trying to add TA data to check inquiry  2696  5 Started by  Mike Schlenk We're getting ready to stop giving elec remit advice on paychecks and force everyone to use ESS.&160; The only problem, you can't see the time accrual data per check. I've been hunting around trying to alter the paytyear.htm file to retrieve this data.&160; I'm not totally understanding the DMEObject functionality.&160; I've simply added this (fixed from previous post.&160; I apologize for that): &160;&160;&160; var TimeAccrual = new Array() &160;&160;&160; function MakeTA() &160;...
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by  Mike SchlenkJump to last post
02/20/2008 4:21 PM
0 Replies and 2256 Views TA170 accruing twice  2256  0 Started by  John Costa We are in the middle of a semi monthly process, period ending 2/15/08 with a check date of 2/15/08 and the TA170 job is accruing for both 2/15/08 and for 2/29/08. I have double checked the time record dates and all have a date of 2/15. The only date that I can find that is not in the current period of 2/1 - 2/15 is when I drill on the time records, there is a work end date of 2/16. My only knowledge with this date is that it is system generated when you close the payroll year. I've already o...
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02/12/2008 7:41 AM
2 Replies and 2822 Views HR511 Position Defaults  2822  2 Started by  Deleted User Has anybody had any experience with loading employees with a position attached via HR511 and seeing the default values for the position populated I know of a few work arounds to get my result, but I am wondering if anybody has ever seen this work (not sure that it's 'design' but I have heard reports of this working and other reports indicating it doesn't work) Thanks, -mc
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/11/2008 2:09 PM
2 Replies and 3366 Views Absence Management - Allotments  3366  2 Started by  Jodi Kruesel We have a situation that I am struggling with and am hoping someone can help. We allot our EE's Personal Holidays. We have been using Lawson LP since 4/1/06 and have had a few issues with the allotment process both 01/01/07 and 01/01/08. Our company rules are: 1) If you are a new hire hired between 1/1 and 6/30 of the hire year, you get 2 days immediatley upon hire 2) If you are hired between 7/1 and 12 31 of the hire year, you get 1 day immediately upon hire 3) Each year thereafter, you...
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by  Jodi KrueselJump to last post
02/05/2008 7:35 AM
2 Replies and 10463 Views PR13.1 Add-Ins Template  10463  2 Started by  kadkins Would anyone happen to have an Add-Ins template for PR13.1 that they would be willing to share Thanks, Kyle
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by  kadkinsJump to last post
01/31/2008 3:26 PM
1 Replies and 9352 Views Time Accruals not attaching to new hires  9352  1 Started by  Deleted User Hoping someone can help. We are having a reoccurring issue where new hires are no longer automatically attaching to time accrual banks. We have been having to manually attach running a TA125 and then manually put start dates on their banks. The problem seems to be relatively consistent with no definitive patterns. Does this sound like user error Could the person who is inputting new hires be missing a screen Could it be an issue with approving a new hire Or is this more of a 'system' pro...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/13/2008 3:03 PM
0 Replies and 9846 Views Service Variable Defined Contribution Plans  9846  0 Started by  Deleted User We're trying to setup Service Variable DC Plans in Lawson and are not having any luck. We're basically trying to create a plan that the employee does not make any contributions to, however the company makes contributions based on a sliding scale for service. 1-4 years: 4.0 5-9 years: 4.5 10-19 years: 5.0 20 years: 6.0 We've got some static plans that we've setup in the past where we defined it as a No Coverage/Contribution Limits plan (where employee has no contribut...
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12/26/2007 5:49 PM
5 Replies and 11594 Views hr521  11594  5 Started by  MARCO3535 good afternoon, we are in the process of writing interfaces between our outside e-recruiting vendor and lawson. for new hires from outside the company - it is a fairly straight forward upload via HR511 now we are trying to write one interface for internal transfers and/or rehires. i knew this would be a bit more complicated. this complication is due to the existing history aspects of an existing active employee transferring to an internally posted job or an employee who once...
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by  kadkinsJump to last post
12/19/2007 9:27 AM
2 Replies and 9846 Views Veterans Categories  9846  2 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone run into needing to change the veterans categories in order to complie with new government regulations For example it looks to us like we need to have a category of 'Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran'. I think I can just do this in DBDEF however it would be nice to have an official patch from Lawson on this. Here is where my users are getting their information on this. http://www.dol.gov/esa/regs/compliance/ofccp/faqs/jvafaqs.htm Thanks.
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
12/13/2007 9:15 AM
3 Replies and 9929 Views Corelating Requisitions and Personel Actions  9929  3 Started by  Deleted User I'm using Crystal Reports XI R1 with a regular ODBC connection and am trying to report on promotions for a set period of time and would like to try and find out (via PAJOBREQ) how many of the promotions were replacing existing headcount. I'm having the darndest time linking through between the two tables. Any suggestions in terms of structure/link type
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/11/2007 3:21 PM
1 Replies and 10045 Views PR197 question  10045  1 Started by  Linda Ogle We are trying to close a payroll in a test environment but PR197 gives us the message 'run pr160 for bank code WACH', but the PR00 screen says that PR160 has been run It has an '*'. When I look at the paymaster and the prcheck files the check-id do not match. Any ideas how we can get out of this
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by  Jodi KrueselJump to last post
12/04/2007 10:47 AM
33 Replies and 22152 Views BSI upgrade to version 8  22152  33 Started by  Deleted User I'm understanding that we have to first upgrade our environment to esp 7 as well as IOS/Logan and Portal to 3.0.7 proir to the BSI version 8. (We are on Windows NT platform with HR & GL 8.1 apps) Has anyone accomplished this, is it a simple process Are there other components that need to be updated
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
11/15/2007 3:34 PM
1 Replies and 9960 Views CGI call to change a hold flog  9960  1 Started by  Deleted User I am trying to remove a hold flag. I receive a change complete continue message but the change not change is made Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. &_TKN=PO25.1&_EVT=CHG&_RTN=DATA&_LFN=ALL&_TDS=IGNORE&FC=Change&PVH-HOLD-FLAG=NO&PVH-PROCURE-GROUP=KM&PVH-VEN-AGRMT-REF=1208&_DELIM=09&_OUT=MSNH&_EOT=TRUE I am able to succsessfully place on hold with this call. &_TKN=PO25.1&_EVT=CHG&_RTN=DATA&_LFN=ALL&_TDS=IGNORE&FC=Hold&PVH-PROCURE-GROUP=KM&PVH-VEN-AGRMT-RE...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/24/2007 9:00 PM
0 Replies and 9996 Views BSI error message for new hires  9996  0 Started by  kadkins Does anyone know why BSI does not display the EID for tax errors received on new hires Would this require an enhancement request to Lawson to fix Thanks, Kyle
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10/19/2007 8:32 AM
0 Replies and 9887 Views PR160 Check File and TA Questions  9887  0 Started by  Deleted User Pr160 Laser Check Print file for 8.1 and not sure what all the time accrual fields mean. We include beginning balances on our checks and they are incorrect, we originally thought the TA-BEG-BAL is what we needed but it didn’t work so we created a custom calculation and it is not working. Before I talk to our IT guy, I am trying to understand the file. I can’t find where the usage is listed. Is it with the earnings. If that is the case, the program will not pick up manual adjustments. Please ...
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10/18/2007 8:48 AM
1 Replies and 9904 Views w2's for tax year 2007  9904  1 Started by  linda phillips We are currently getting ready to move to 9.0LSf env. using 8.03 apps. Our current tax program requires us to send a file to them by Dec 21st for the current tax yr for viewing. My problem is I will not have a true system to pull them from until Jany 7th 2008 and that is to late. I was wondering if anyone could tell me if I can run a sample file from out new test prod env. using our 8.03 apps . That will be the env. and application that our true w'2 information will come fom to print 1099's and ...
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by  linda phillipsJump to last post
10/18/2007 8:27 AM
1 Replies and 9896 Views PMTOUT LP Balances  9896  1 Started by  Phil Simon Hello Does anyone know many plan balances can print using the PMTOUT file I looked at the UNIX PMTOUT specs but only saw character lenghts... Thanks.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/18/2007 7:49 AM
0 Replies and 10195 Views Florida Unemployement Report XML format  10195  0 Started by  Deleted User We are new on Lawson and need to do an unemployment report. I know that the pr292 has recently been updated to allow Lawson to put this into the XML format. My question is this...since I only need to report a few items for this, how hard would it be to take query results and put into XML format
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10/12/2007 2:06 PM
1 Replies and 10353 Views benefit update reports  10353  1 Started by  Marla I was curious if anyone had a timeline of when they run their benefit update reports for payroll. Recently we had a situation where I ran the BN100. and it had an error report. The errors indicated a change rule issues like 'name change', 'title change' etc. (things that do not affect benefits so I did not create a change rule) After about 3 hrs of global support including a web-x, they said, 'Oh those are just warnings, not errors, and you can run it in update'. This caused a MAJOR delay i...
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by  martingibbsJump to last post
10/11/2007 1:53 PM
4 Replies and 10393 Views lp980 upgrade from TA to LP  10393  4 Started by  Phil Simon Hello I have the Lawson LP Upgrade Guide and it references LP980 - a program that allows you to create LP plans based on the TA plans. For the life of me, I can't find this in the UG menu and have confirmed that it's not part of the regular batch of programs. The guide is from Feb of 2006. Perhaps they decommissioned this program The KB provides very little help. Any ideas Thanks. ps
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
10/10/2007 6:57 AM
19 Replies and 13790 Views Paycheck view under Self-Service  13790  19 Started by  John Costa OK, here’s one to baffle the best of you. I sure hope you can help me find a solution. I have one employee who is unable to view his paychecks under Employee Self-Service (ESS). Whenever he clicks on the “Pay Checks” link to see a list of his paychecks, he gets a “Invalid Parameter: CHECK_DATE>” error. He is also unable to view “Year to Date” info. He gets these errors regardless of what PC he tries to log into the Portal with. I have over 2,000 employees in the same securit...
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by  John CostaJump to last post
10/04/2007 10:39 AM
2 Replies and 10146 Views BSI 8.0 client software install  10146  2 Started by  linda phillips We currently tried to insatll the 8.0 software on our system and we are getting an error. {5012:ox80070005} has occured while running the set up. we have tried to remove the program and it will not allow us to becasue it has an error. We tried to rerun and we get the same error. The person has full rights to her computer so that is not the issue. Does anyone know where or how we can remove this program I have contacted BSI but they said to just rerun it, and this is not working. ANy help wou...
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by  linda phillipsJump to last post
09/21/2007 12:50 PM
0 Replies and 10018 Views Former employees owing Cobra payments  10018  0 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone ran across a table that lists Accounts Receivable of former employees that owe Cobra Premiums, Life Insurance Premiums, etc.
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09/20/2007 11:07 AM
2 Replies and 10791 Views domestic partner  10791  2 Started by  Marla We are setting up our benefit plans, and our company offers domestic partner benefits. According the the training, we have two options. Setting up one plan that includes Domestic Partner, or setting up a sepaate plan for domestic partners. Seems like there are pros and cons to each. Does anyone have any experience with this, and would you recommend one plan or two
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by  cecstowellJump to last post
09/14/2007 9:01 AM
1 Replies and 10286 Views Positions with one to one relationship to empl  10286  1 Started by  Deleted User We initially set up our system wherein each employee had a unique position code. (one to one relationship).. We are being told by our Empl self service consultant that this is not a good setup and that we need to change this wherein there is position code that applies to more than one employee. Changing now is going to be a nightmare. Can anyone chime in on the pros and cons of our current process vs the new process that is being recommended. The Lawson implementation consultants a...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
09/13/2007 12:51 PM
0 Replies and 12711 Views Position control question  12711  0 Started by  Deleted User I have an existing position that was once title Benefit Specialist and was set as salary. The current employee had agreed to go into an on-call status (hourly)until we can get the new candidate trained. Since then we have retitled the current position to be a Comp & Benefits Mgr and the status has changed to Salary and hired someone. Due to both employees working, one hourly and one salary, would I have to create another position code even though the employee is really replacing the one that had...
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09/11/2007 8:41 AM
7 Replies and 11217 Views Crystal for TA Report  11217  7 Started by  Deleted User Hi, I am trying to do a crystal report with a balance ending of a certain transaction date. In the emtatrans file balances are not stored. In the emtatrnsum file there is a year and end elig balance field. I am trying to take the the 2006 balance then add/subtract the transactions from 1/1/07 through 7/6/07. Has anyone done a formula like this I can’t get anything to work. When I use the 2006 year from the emtatrnsum file it triples the entry. ...
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by  Chris MartinJump to last post
09/10/2007 9:52 AM
2 Replies and 10174 Views Restricting HR from seeing other employees in HR  10174  2 Started by  Ellen Melton We are UNIX/8.0.3; How can I keep HR employees from seeing each other's HR information We currently don't use HR security levels or record level security so I'm not familiar with those settings. The HR users are in different security classes.
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by  Ellen MeltonJump to last post
08/29/2007 2:25 PM
2 Replies and 9898 Views migrating users from one prod to dev  9898  2 Started by  Minh Nguyen We're trying to move our user profiles (basically all laua information, jobs, and printer defintions) from our production environment to our development environment. We've contacted GSC and they claim that they will not support us with anything that involves the GEN db. Can someone please guide us in the right direction Is there an easy way to do this Thanks much!
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by  Minh NguyenJump to last post
08/29/2007 1:32 PM
0 Replies and 10428 Views United HealthCare.... Crystal Report  10428  0 Started by  Shane Jones Hello Lawson Guru Community: We are changing health insurance vendors and I am going to be creating a new file to communicate enrollment to United Health Care. I was planning to use Crystal Reports and I was wondering if anyone is sending enrollments / terminations electronically to United HealthCare using Crystal Reports or another method that you would be willing to share. I can create the file but I hate to recreate the wheel. Shane
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08/28/2007 12:16 PM
3 Replies and 10500 Views Issue With PA513 To Update Secondary Positions  10500  3 Started by  bkauffman We are currently in the process of changing all of our current departments and cost centers to new numbers. We have been able to change all of our employees' primary positions. I am now trying to change information for users with multiple positions with a PA513. I try to perform a change to change the positions,but am receiving the error message 'position level does not exist.' Do I need to perform the PA513 in multiple steps-- the first being to end the current position and the second being to ...
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by  bkauffmanJump to last post
08/23/2007 9:01 AM
2 Replies and 10600 Views Self Service Implementation Options  10600  2 Started by  Deleted User We want to implement the Employee & Manager Self Service and had considered outside consulting vs Lawson. The cost is so high that we are considering the fact that we could hire someone to work full time for TWO years at a very good salary and still save money. Does anyone have advise for us in this regard Is it feasible that we could find a proprietary consultant that would want to do this for us at a lower cost It this a complicated implementation Would the fact that we will h...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/06/2007 7:50 PM
5 Replies and 11331 Views storedbrec - no key change BSI errors  11331  5 Started by  Deleted User We are on LSF9.0.0.2 with 803 apps and TaxFactory 7.0k. Has anyone seen the errors we are getting on PA100 BEGIN: Job Submitted: Wed Jun 20 09:02:57 2007 Step 1: PA100 Started. . . . . .: Wed Jun 20 09:02:57 2007 Token Command. . . . . .: /lawson8/law/prod/obj/PA100.gnt Executable Command . . .: /lawson8/gen/bin/lacobrts lacobrts /lawson8/law/prod/obj/PA100.gnt prod jamonte PA100JJPRD 1 Process ID . . . . . . .: 13712 ...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
06/21/2007 2:44 PM
2 Replies and 10394 Views Writing directly to PA31 (applicants)  10394  2 Started by  Shane Jones I am implementing a new Applicant Tracking System and we are looking to write hired applicants DIRECTLY to the Applicant table. I am wondering if anyone has done this and if anyone has suggestions for me I know about PA531 but I want to script the whole thing so that the users do not have to run a bunch of different processes. They will need to run something from the ATS (hosted system) - then I want to have something setup to just write the information to PA31 automatically. T...
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by  MARCO3535Jump to last post
06/19/2007 4:12 PM
1 Replies and 10445 Views Contingency Plan ideas  10445  1 Started by  Deleted User We are new to the Lawson payroll. I'm looking for what others do for contingency plans. For example, what if an error happens and the day that you are to run payroll things go wrong. GSC takes a while, at times to help. Do others have back up plans on how to get people paid
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/09/2007 1:59 PM
14 Replies and 12139 Views add-ins for HR10  12139  14 Started by  Phil Simon Hello Anyone ever figure out if you can use the MS Add-ins to make changes on HR10 Thanks. Phil Simon
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
04/17/2007 8:01 AM
3 Replies and 10475 Views HRHISTORY USER_ID  10475  3 Started by  Deleted User Hi, How can the user_id (ie NT0000013) be translated to the login username We'd like to be able to identify who made a change. Thanks!
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
04/06/2007 3:52 PM
1 Replies and 10690 Views CTP 48414  10690  1 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone installed CTP 48414. We need to install this so that the PR160 will show the PTO balances on the checks/check stubs. It appears that this CTP fixes about 82 different things and I'm hoping BREAKS NONE. Any experience with this patch
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by  pvhmcJump to last post
03/09/2007 2:23 PM
0 Replies and 10773 Views Short Term Disability  10773  0 Started by  Marla I am new to this site. Our company is currently setting up the Lawson system for benefits/payroll. Our short term disability benefit premium is calculated as follows: annual salary / 52 = weekly salary weekly salary * 60 = weekly benefit Weekly benefit /10 = calculation amount Calculation amount * .77 = monthly premium the calculations in Lawson are based on annual salary. Is there a way to get the premium to calculate based on the weekly benefit Or should I use one ...
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03/07/2007 10:46 AM
3 Replies and 10947 Views Changing Current Position Effective Date  10947  3 Started by  Deleted User The data entry clerk made a mistake and entered a personnel action of Hire with an effective date of 01/10/6206. Unfortunately she added this action as immediate, and now I am trying to terminate this Employee and am getting the position effect date is greater than the term date. Does anyone have a solution of how I can get the term date information into Lawson Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/01/2007 6:35 AM
3 Replies and 11303 Views HR data mart  11303  3 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone built an HR data mart based on the Lawson tool set We are interested in possibly building our own by extracting data from Lawson into a SQL Server cube and using Microsoft BI tools... has anyone taken this approach Thanks in advance
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/26/2007 12:52 PM
3 Replies and 10959 Views Notating Tax Exempt Deductions on PMTOUT file  10959  3 Started by  Deleted User We'd like to have an asterisk show on the pay stubs for all deductions that are tax exempt. The PMTOUT is not currently providing that. Is this possible to do with Lawson We'd also like to have a notation area that indicates what the asterisk is representing. Do we need a Cobol programmer for this Any ideas are appreciated. Thanks
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
01/16/2007 3:08 PM
2 Replies and 11217 Views Advance Pay  11217  2 Started by  Deleted User We have not conquered how to deduct multiple advance pays within a single pay week. If we are advancing an employees pay they may receive up to 6 manual pay checks per week. The following week we are processing their time and entering in as one time deductions. In other systems we have used we have entered as one time deductions, netting the employees check down to zero. And in some cases the employee has gone into arrears. With Lawson, we have used the PR39 unsuccessfully. I...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
01/16/2007 10:15 AM
3 Replies and 12327 Views Time Accrual  12327  3 Started by  Deleted User Is anyone out there using Time Accrual and having success Our hospital has many different TA Plans and the process has been totally unmanageable. Does anyone have some experience and knowledge on an effective way to use this
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
12/21/2006 11:58 AM
0 Replies and 10915 Views Payroll Closing  10915  0 Started by  Sam Simpson Hi all, we are on 8.0.2x and I've been tasked to redo the PMTOUT file to add more information printed in the paycheck. They wanted me to redo the vacation(APL) balances in which they believe is not really reflecting the correct values when an employee changes vacation plan within the year. There are a lot of information that are required such as from the PRTIME, EMTATRNSUM and PAYDEDUCTN tables. All these tasked are now in place and we have tested it extensively without any problem at all...
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12/13/2006 7:26 AM
0 Replies and 11344 Views PR296 - New Hire Reporting  11344  0 Started by  Carrie Busbee Has anyone actually used PR296 to fulfill New Hire Reporting requirements If so, in what states, and under what media
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11/19/2006 6:40 PM
1 Replies and 10651 Views Pro/Con having some Proc Levels w/o depts  10651  1 Started by  Deleted User We are setting up our HR structure and have many Process Levels (PL's) and depts. We have FOUR PL's that do not have a dept. I was curious to know if we should create depts for these for consistency. The HR folks indicate that these particular employees do not have a dept and therefore should just be shown under the process level. I know that if we do NOT add a dept to put them in, we will not be able to make DEPT a required field...short of that what other downfalls could we face if we ...
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by  Carrie BusbeeJump to last post
11/19/2006 6:36 PM
1 Replies and 10684 Views Drawbacks to marking ALL fields to store history  10684  1 Started by  Deleted User We are considering marking all fields in HR to store History. Is this something that could come back to bite us
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
11/13/2006 3:03 PM
3 Replies and 10728 Views TR500  10728  3 Started by  Deleted User When processing the above program I received two error messages 1. Completion date / / is invalid 2. Course NAME is not in effect In table PATRACKDTL effective date = 1/1/2000 end date 1/1/1753 In table PACOURCE effective date = 1/1/2000 end date = 1/1/2020 format in TRNLOAD date-completed - yyyymmdd Thanking you in advance for your help
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/31/2006 7:51 AM
1 Replies and 10654 Views BN106 file  10654  1 Started by  Deleted User I am trying to build this flat file using BN106, but keep getting 'no data to print in benefit transaction export report' Am I missing a step here Also, where does this file get created Thanks!
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by  Steve MartinJump to last post
10/24/2006 8:06 AM
2 Replies and 10622 Views Data modification audit  10622  2 Started by  Deleted User When a user does an update there is a field USER_ID that tells who made the change. It looks like NT00000038 , NT0000000c How can we find who is this user Thanks
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
10/11/2006 6:08 AM
1 Replies and 10791 Views PR140 Totals do not balance  10791  1 Started by  Deleted User We are using version 8.03 and are having problems in testing with the PR140 detail not balancing to the process level total or to the company total. It looks like the hours are doubling on the process level total page and then tripling on the company total page. It only seems to be happening on one of our process levels and consistently is out of balance even when we run the payroll for just one employee. Does anyone have a solution We have several user exits for pay codes and deducti...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/06/2006 12:51 PM
2 Replies and 12926 Views access to Lawson Portal  12926  2 Started by  Deleted User Where is located info about users who have access to Lawson Portal and can we directly read it Thanks
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
10/06/2006 10:41 AM
0 Replies and 11571 Views BNBEN TABLE - need field help  11571  0 Started by  Shane Jones I have looked at the technical text and am not getting what I need... The BNBEN Table has different date fields and I need to know what they are: BNBEN.Creation_Date BNBEN.Update_Date BNBEN.UPD_Date BNBEN.Enroll_Date BNBEN.Start_Date PLEASE HELP ME..................................... I am in a time pinch. Thanks Shane
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10/03/2006 4:07 PM
2 Replies and 11064 Views 401(k) Match Issue  11064  2 Started by  Chris Puckett I hope someone out there has figured out a workaround for this Lawson limitation. We have some employees that receive more pay in the first of the year (bonus, commissions, whatever) then they might later in the year. Thus, these employees contribute heavier to their 401(k) in the first quarter to where their entire pre-tax limit might be hit after a few months. Problem comes with the company match and how Lawson handles it. Someone that contributes 15k in three months would get ...
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by  Chris PuckettJump to last post
10/02/2006 12:41 PM
1 Replies and 11389 Views Roth 401(k) setup/configuration issues  11389  1 Started by  Shane Jones Anyone implement a ROTH 401(k) We are looking at this but finding it rather difficult in Lawson. Should be a simple solution but the system does not calculate limits appropriately. (sharing) Lawson says that there will be a BSI solution at some point but we want to implement now and need to know if anyone has found a good solution. Thanks in advance. Shane
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by  DEBBIE SMITHJump to last post
09/28/2006 6:24 AM
3 Replies and 11010 Views eRecruit Upgrade  11010  3 Started by  John Costa We are on version 5.8.0 of eRecruit (way behind.....). We want to go to version 5.8.4. Can I get away with doing a complete new install of eRecruit version 5.8.4 and simply run the database upgrade scripts to bring our database up to date Since we are so far behind in our applications, we are having a great deal of difficulty finding all of the components to upgrade to each release in succession from 5.8.0, to 5.8.1, to 5.8.2, etc.
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by  John CostaJump to last post
09/25/2006 12:36 PM
4 Replies and 11414 Views Reporting Hierarchy  11414  4 Started by  Deleted User In Crystal is it possibel to develop a reporting hierarchy for the organization (i.e. dept's flowing up through managers, directors, etc.) If so, where can I get this data
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
09/15/2006 10:54 AM
0 Replies and 10884 Views Year End Processing  10884  0 Started by  Deleted User We are trying to plan for our first year end processing with the HR Suite. I'm interested in known how others have handled this in the past with regards to: 1. What testing, if any, do you perform on the year end download from Lawson 2. If you do test this, what do you do and how do you confirm it is correct 3. Does anyone perform a complete test of the setup guidelines and run a sample payroll before doing a prod setup Any advice on year end would be helpful. Thanks.
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09/08/2006 7:33 AM
2 Replies and 12074 Views Portal Mid-Year Cycles error  12074  2 Started by  Roger French Portal: 3.1.6 OS: Win2003 Env: 8.0.3.6 Apps: 8.0.3.7 IOS: 8.0.3.6 When enrolling in benefits we are getting the 'Mid-Year Cycles do not exist error' for our Health Care Reimbursement plans. We have entered the pay period dates, pay plans in the cycles.htm file. Also we are just doing New Hire enrollment. On the BS01 screen we have: Rule Type = N Group Name (blank) Cost Divisor = P (Pay Frequency) Immediate Update = N Display Flex Dollars = N The Annua...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/07/2006 10:40 PM
0 Replies and 10581 Views Payroll Setup for Salaried Non-Exempt Staff  10581  0 Started by  Deleted User Hello- I'm completely new to Lawson/HRIS management, but I'm in charge of this issue anyway! We are running Lawson 8.0.3 and currently have payroll set up to pay 2 types of staff: hourly/non-exempt and salaried/exempt; our hourly/non-exepmt staff enter hours through a Web Time Entry program tied to employee self-service. We need to set up a new group of positions that are salaried and non-exempt. I saw in another thread that at a minimum this involves creating new positions ...
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08/09/2006 9:01 AM
3 Replies and 10744 Views This Life Event already exists.  10744  3 Started by  Deleted User 'This Life Event already exists. Please contact Human Resources for assistance.' When using Employee Self Service we are getting the following message. There are instructions for fixing this per employee on the Lawson support site. However is there a better workaround A work around that would be 'Self Service' Thanks. --JayR
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/07/2006 2:44 PM
3 Replies and 10987 Views Education not appearing in EMSS  10987  3 Started by  Roger French I am on a test environment, and I have several test employees with Education verified in HR11. However in Employee Self-Service, *NO* education is appearing in the Education bookmark. The page is just blank, ... nothing. I am in the correct productline and yes again, I have verified the Education DOES exist. This happens for ANY employee, and I've refreshed/recycled the environment. Any ideas Thank you, Roger
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/01/2006 3:51 PM
1 Replies and 10650 Views Tracking Scholarships  10650  1 Started by  Mark Petereit We're a regional hospital and issue a good number of scholarships to assist nursing students with tuition. Our recruiters have been keeping track of the scholarship awards and periodic tuition payments in an Access database. I'm on a crusade to eliminate as many peripheral ad-hoc systems as I can, for maintainance and security reasons. Now, my recruiters tell me that the IRS wants to begin taxing scholarships/tuition assistance as income (don't have all the details there.) Is anyon...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/01/2006 9:44 AM
1 Replies and 10807 Views PRTIME.QUARTER assignment  10807  1 Started by  Deleted User Where can I find out whether Lawson assigns Quarter based on check date or some other criteria Thanks, Gene
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
07/13/2006 11:25 AM
6 Replies and 12018 Views e-Recruiting  12018  6 Started by  Deleted User I am having a difficult time finding Users who have implemeted e-Recruting. Has anyone out there implemented it I'd like to have a brief discussion about your experience.
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
07/12/2006 10:24 AM
0 Replies and 10782 Views Reporting Environment  10782  0 Started by  Deleted User Im am using a host of tools (Report Writer, Crystal, Access) to report data against Lawson HR and Financials. However, as I get more and more complex requests, I find myself massaging the data alot in the MS Access enviroment to meet some of my reporting requirements. Id like to understand how other practitioners have their reporting environments setup. Do you use Lawson's data mart solutions Or have you built a custom DW What are the challenges you still face with your solution ...
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06/30/2006 11:31 AM
0 Replies and 11049 Views Multi-Company Employee ID Assignment  11049  0 Started by  Deleted User Currently, our employees are captured in Lawson using different company codes for each country. For example, Company 11 = US, Company 12 = Canada. Up until now, we manually assign a unique and sequential number to our employees. But, now Id like to leverage Lawson's 'Auto Employee' functionality so that we do not have to manually assign them. Because each Company is considered a separate entity in Lawson, it allows the duplication of Employee numbers across Companies which we d...
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06/28/2006 4:21 PM
0 Replies and 11113 Views FLSA Overtime in Rhode Island and Mass.  11113  0 Started by  Karl Kemp We are trying to implement PR132 – FLSA OVERTIME CALCULATION in our payroll stream and are trying to figure out how to set-up and use for both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. According to the legal documentation that we have found, the following rules need to be applied for these states: Massachusetts: a) 1-1/2 times regular rate after 40 hour week for employees covered by state minimum wage law. b) Retail, drug or food stores with more than 7 employees on any day during ...
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06/28/2006 12:26 PM
4 Replies and 12334 Views HR155 error message  12334  4 Started by  Deleted User Running HR155, my user gets the following error: (any idea) Object Code error : file '/j0lt/prod/apps/prod/obj/HR155.gnt' error code: 153, pc=0, call=1, seg=0 153 Subscript out of range (in /j0lt/prod/apps/prod/hrsrc/HR155.cbl, line 15969)
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
06/23/2006 11:05 AM
2 Replies and 11753 Views changes to CHECKS file - PR160  11753  2 Started by  Phil Simon Hello I have a quick technical question: PR160 generates: * checks * achs * receipt For the CHECKS file, how can I tell the new format in 8.1 I am trying to let our PR software vendor know what has changed. Thanks, ps
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
06/15/2006 2:38 PM
1 Replies and 11755 Views HR11 Paintscreen  11755  1 Started by  Deleted User I have done several paintscreens in Finance. Typically an OBJ-ID pointer gets 'whacked' and is off by one, and it's easy to make a paintscreen, update the obj-id, and Lawson is happy. Not so with the HR11 record. I am getting a StoreDB error Duplicate Record with a particular company, employee, OBJ-ID, field number, date and sequence number (0000). When I build a paintscreen and flip to that employee, I cannot find that object ID. I admit I do not fully understand ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/05/2006 6:40 PM
0 Replies and 10967 Views Overtime Rules  10967  0 Started by  Karl Kemp Is anyone using the full Lawson functionality to calculate Overtime Rules, especially for Cal. and Mass.
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05/31/2006 9:24 AM
0 Replies and 11658 Views Two Paymaster Issues  11658  0 Started by  Gwen Seaman Does anyone have a solution for the following scenerio: We set up our organization as one company in the Lawson HR/PR system with multiple Process Levels to represent our various business units. Two of these are 'Head Process Levels' (paymasters with different tax I.D.'s) When an employee transfers between the two pay masters, Lawson handles the FICA tax maximum limit by looking at earnings in both Process Levels. It also handles splitting the cost of benefits. BUT...
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05/23/2006 5:13 PM
3 Replies and 12378 Views Applicant Self Service  12378  3 Started by  Ellen Melton I'm looking for help setting up security access for Applicant Self Service. The only documentation available discusses how to setup in the Personnel system. Since applicant self service is designed for external applicants who must be on our network, I need to know how to setup those applicants. Does each applicant require a unique RD30 record What is needed on the RD30 record What LAUA security setup is needed for Applicant Self Service etc.. We are 8.0.3 and are in the process of rolli...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/19/2006 3:22 PM
2 Replies and 12331 Views pr300 restore (v 7.2)  12331  2 Started by  Phil Simon End-user ran a series of purge programs - including PR300. Fortunatley, he ran the PR300 with the option of creating a copy file (written to the work directory). We need to bring these records back and are looking for guidance. I suppose that there are two options: MS add-ins and importdb. There's no conversion program for PRDISTRIB. Anyone have any tips in advance Thank you! Phil Simon
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
05/16/2006 9:55 AM
1 Replies and 11585 Views e-Recruiting - Candidate interface  11585  1 Started by  Deleted User Anyone know what is needed to get the candidate interface in e_recruiting running I am not having much luck with it so far.
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
05/05/2006 11:12 AM
0 Replies and 11415 Views 2 digit payrates  11415  0 Started by  Shane Jones I am trying to find a way to force two decimal pay rates. Is ther a way to force the system to calculate payrates to 2 decimals (rounding anything that would be over two decimals.) Any suggestions Thanks Shane
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04/30/2006 4:22 PM
0 Replies and 11312 Views FTE min = 0?  11312  0 Started by  Steve Williams Can this be done PA52.4 will not allow a value of zero for the FTE field since our FTE min is defined as 0.1. When I create a new rule in PA06 to (supposedly) allow this, and run PA111 to update, I still cannot add an employee with a zero FTE value... I'm a complete and total newb on the HR/PR side of lawson, so forgive me if I've reported this issue sloppily - I figure I'm missing something obvious.
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03/15/2006 12:15 PM
0 Replies and 11251 Views Installation in User ASP  11251  0 Started by  Deleted User Hi, I would like to know if i-Series Lawson HR Suite can be installed in the User ASP (Auxilliary Storage Pool) of the DASD Typically, the RSTLIB command comes up with the System ASP as the default value. We are able to change that to User ASP, but wanted to know, if this will create any issues at a later stage after completing the install. Will the applications run as expected Thanks in advance, Venki.
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03/02/2006 5:16 PM
2 Replies and 11920 Views ESS/MSS question  11920  2 Started by  Greg Moeller We are about to go up on ESS/MSS, and have a question. For the Managers, they really have no business knowing if I (one of their direct reports) have a Child Care deduction, or whatever listed, so we want to take that link away from them. When that manager logs into ESS, I believe that this link will still not be there for them. Is there a way around this, or do we have to resort to seperate logins for the managers to keep their security in tact. And then what about the HR personell wh...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
02/14/2006 5:46 PM
1 Replies and 11502 Views Dependents  11502  1 Started by  Kim panella While doing some testing with Dependents in ESS I have noticed that some people do not have the ability to add dependents. Do you know why this might be. At first I thought it was due to the employee having single coverage benefits. But when I changed my test record from having family coverage to single and removed my dependents I still had the ability to add dependents.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/09/2006 8:16 AM
5 Replies and 12626 Views ESS/MSS troubleshooting CUE presentations  12626  5 Started by  Phil Simon Hello I was looking for any CUE presentations on troubleshooting ESS/MSS. I have an old one from 2001 pre-portal. Thanks. I couldn't find any on the support site. Phil Simon
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
02/07/2006 12:58 PM
1 Replies and 13862 Views Lawson Excel Add-In Wizard V2.01  13862  1 Started by  Edward O'Finnegan We are trying to update changed Lawson Payroll records (PA52.5) with a batch upload through the Lawson Add-In for MS Excel. We have the upload file ready with an action of add, but run into a problem with the inquire action buttion. How do we include an 'inquire action button' to 'inquire' in an upload Is this doable or should we use a different screen I don't think we should need to 'inquire' when uploading. I have a feeling I'm missing something basic with how Law...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/19/2006 3:56 PM
3 Replies and 11580 Views problems accessing SS using IE 6  11580  3 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone experienced problems accessing SS using IE 6
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by  Ben CoonfieldJump to last post
01/19/2006 2:23 PM
0 Replies and 11209 Views Self Service Implementation  11209  0 Started by  Deleted User I'd like some feedback about the acceptability to financial institutions of delivered formatting of the YTD statement.
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01/16/2006 6:20 PM
2 Replies and 11840 Views Self Service Supplemental Address  11840  2 Started by  Ellen Rust We are in the process of implementing Self Service and I have a question about Address changes. As delivered, employee self service only allows changes to the home address, but not the supplemental address. For a lot of our employees, the supplemental address is different and there will be occasions when they need to change both addresses or just the supplemental address. Does anyone know how we can easily modify ESS to give the employees the option of changing both the home and supple...
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by  Ellen RustJump to last post
12/01/2005 4:19 PM
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