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4 Replies and 2195 Views Time Entry - Status  2195  4 Started by  Chandra We are in 9.x and In MSS we see a status for Time entry which&160;is a magnifying glass in Red, Yellow or Green depending on whether an employee has 'Not entered time' or 'Entered time and not submitted' or 'Entered time and submitted'. I was wondering which tables and columns in Lawson 9.x has that status information. We are planning to create an&160;alert employee process&160;based on the status.&160; I don't know if Lawson has a similar functionality built in - Please also share if yo...
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by  ChandraJump to last post
10/28/2008 1:11 PM
2 Replies and 1895 Views Add in for Position User Fields  1895  2 Started by  Michelle Hi, I've been fighting all day with creating an add in for position user fields, has anyone had luck with this&160; Thanks!
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by  MichelleJump to last post
10/23/2008 3:10 PM
1 Replies and 1799 Views ESS Current Benefit Limit  1799  1 Started by  SkaddenCourtney We are currently using Lawson version 9. In ESS Benefit Enrollment,. In the Current Benefits review, we are finding that some elections are dropping off the employee record even though they exsist in BN32. We believe it has to do with the number of elections/deductions will allow. Has anyone else found this
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by  SkaddenCourtneyJump to last post
10/23/2008 2:38 PM
1 Replies and 3224 Views ESS/MSS ID and Password  3224  1 Started by  Steve Datish We are in the process of rolling out ESS to 4,000 users on LSF9 and are trying to limit the maintenance on ESS passwords.&160; I have a few questions: What logic do you use to assign the initial ESS password (ex. birth yearlast 4 of SSN) Do you allow ESS users to change their password Do you force users to change their password after initial log on Do Lawson users have two separate ID's, one for ESS/MSS and a separate ID if they are a Lawson application user Thank...
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by  jeremy.zerrJump to last post
10/23/2008 12:03 PM
1 Replies and 1847 Views How to Launch HR15  1847  1 Started by  Pramod Chandra Hi I am a new bie to Lawson HR Can you please let me know how can&160; i launch HR15 form to view the values, as i know that this form can not be launched directly , it must be some other form which has link to HR15 should be used
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by  Pramod ChandraJump to last post
10/17/2008 7:01 AM
0 Replies and 1825 Views MSS Job Reqs  1825  0 Started by  Susan We are implementing MSS Job Reqs.&160; Has anyone out there done this who is willing to field some general questions&160; Thanks!
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10/07/2008 9:24 AM
2 Replies and 2750 Views LP70 Allottment of FMLA hours  2750  2 Started by  Jodi Kruesel I am setting up FMLA plans.&160; We will be manually allotting hours on the LP70 which will be processed by LP140 and LP197.&160; The problem I am having is that the LP70 allottment(transaction type of 2) is not being transferred to available balance by the LP140.&160; I have the Eligibility rule set up with Occurrence as 99 - As accrued.&160; Has anyone ran into this or know how to resolve it.&160; We are on LSF9 App 8.1. All insight would be appreciated. &160;
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by  Jodi KrueselJump to last post
09/25/2008 7:31 AM
1 Replies and 2001 Views ESS Tax Withholding  2001  1 Started by  MattM &160; When within ESS a user clicks on tax withholding,&160;and receives a message that says: 'This task is not available for your location.' &160; Any insight would be deeply appreciated.
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by  MattMJump to last post
09/25/2008 4:56 AM
1 Replies and 1977 Views Weekly Payroll Close  1977  1 Started by  Carolyn Lee Hi, we are on a biweekly payroll and testing the process for weekly payroll close for adjustments, voids and manual checks. Ultimately, we'd like to automate this through process flow. Does anyone use PF for weekly (or mini) close Whether automated or not, what is your process for weekly close What kind of audits do you run to ensure a clean process Thanks! Carolyn
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/24/2008 8:37 AM
2 Replies and 2801 Views ESS Benefits Enrollment  2801  2 Started by  MattM We have a new hire trying to do her new hire enrollment and&160;she receives&160;this message: New Hire Enrollment in Lawson.&160; The error message is 'You cannot use benefits enrollment. Could not find employee record'.&160; I have verified the user exists in HR11 and also verified the users RM info under _employee is correct. Any Insight would be deeply appreciated.
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/24/2008 8:27 AM
3 Replies and 2436 Views overtime report (OT)  2436  3 Started by  bob Has anyone created a payroll overtime report &160; If so, may I see how you did it. thanks in advance
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
09/23/2008 5:31 PM
0 Replies and 1753 Views ESS payment modeling  1753  0 Started by  MattM &160; Wehn in payment modeling,&160;a&160;user&160;gets a message that says: 'Not authorized to access employee' even though she is trying to access her own information. &160; Any insight would be deeply appreciated.
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09/23/2008 3:39 PM
4 Replies and 3313 Views Create TIMERECORD records  3313  4 Started by  maalimsimo My organisation needs to create 2 extra records on TIMERECORD (before PR140 is run)&160;from existing ones, for each employee that&160;is enrolled in a Deferred&160;Compensation plan (similar in nature to 401K). The two records&160;will have positive and the other, negative Wage amounts to offset each other. The user&160;has determined that Lawson cannot handle both 401k and this plan effectively without this customization. Has anyone here ever successfully created custom TIMERECORD records...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
09/23/2008 11:29 AM
1 Replies and 2322 Views pr292  2322  1 Started by  linda phillips &160;we are currently on 8.03 apps and 9.0LSF. We did our quartely taxes for pa and we got a rejection form the state due to a carrage return line field missing, record to long. Has anyone had this issue for Pa on this version
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by  Ben CoonfieldJump to last post
09/19/2008 5:36 PM
4 Replies and 2489 Views BN103 and BN531 using Lawson 9.0  2489  4 Started by  SkaddenCourtney My company recently upgraded to Lawson 9.0. We are in the process of converting some of our plans and using the BN103 to stop benefits and BN531 to enroll them in new plans. My question is, how can this be done in the new Lawson since there is no place to upload the file created by BN103 and you cannot define CSV attributes in the new Lawson 9. Any help would be appreciated.
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
09/17/2008 10:52 AM
2 Replies and 4438 Views PR39 and Benefit Deductions  4438  2 Started by  Deleted User I had a user enter about 300 one time benefit deductions using a date later than our check date (oops) which was discovered during our payroll cycle.&160; I had no problems using PR539 to delete the deductions, but when using the same file format, etc., trying to add them back in I couldn't get past the error 'no records found to process'. Because of a time crunch, I followed Lawson's KB article, and used the add-ins to upload to PR39.2.&160; Quite a few employees had multiple benefit deductio...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
09/15/2008 5:10 AM
2 Replies and 2618 Views HR155  2618  2 Started by  jg777z Our employee groups are slightly out of sync thanks to a two-week period where PA100 did not move employees to the appropriate groups all of the time. We've fixed that issue but are stuck with inaccurate groups. We have 32,000 employee records and about 2500 groups (they drive network access, distribution lists, etc). Running an HR155 for 'All Groups' (option 3) would sync groups and employees...but this takes 3-4 days to completely process given the volume. Has anyone found a good way to upda...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/11/2008 3:46 PM
2 Replies and 2663 Views Self Service Bookmarks  2663  2 Started by  Shane Jones I must be missing something ...&160;&160; I setup a couple bookmarks for a group and wanted the bookmarks to automatically show up for the associates that are assigned to that group.&160;&160; However, they will all have to 'subscribe' to see the new bookmark.&160;&160; Is there something that I can do that will just make the bookmarks appear the next time they log into portal Thanks Shane
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/11/2008 3:37 PM
2 Replies and 2655 Views 403B and Roth setup with company match limits  2655  2 Started by  DeAnna I'm looking for some guidance on how companies have setup both a 403B employee deduction and a Roth deduction with company match on both.&160; Currently we allow both a flat $ amount deduction or a and the match is capped at 10 of the employee contribution upto 5 of the total employee income.
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/11/2008 3:26 PM
6 Replies and 3518 Views Savings Bonds  3518  6 Started by  HAYES I need to set up a savings bond benefit plan.&160; We will have seven different face values available for purchase.&160; Does anyone have any examples of savings bond setup that would help stream line our learning curve&160; Thanks in advance.&160;
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/11/2008 3:18 PM
4 Replies and 3494 Views LP Absence Management Help  3494  4 Started by  Ryan I need help on allotmants I have one setup to drop 420 hours and it is a use or lose it by there adjusted hire date.&160; I can't figure out how to make this drop off.&160; I think it is in the limit rule within that the carryover rule.&160; It keeps wanting to drop 840 hours after it hits the second year instead of just dropping what wasn't used.&160; Any help would be nice. Thanks Ryan
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by  RyanJump to last post
09/05/2008 10:19 AM
3 Replies and 2481 Views PMTOUT for Quebec  2481  3 Started by  Tammy We are on Lawson HR Suite 8.0.3.&160; We are converting Canada employees onto our system.&160; Canada requires paychecks for Quebec residents to be printed in French.&160; Has anyone already done this using the Lawson PMTOUT file or some other means of Lawson data as input Lawson stated they have partners that will print the checks and all that is needed is to check the French language indicator on the PMTOUT file and send the file to their partners.&160; We spoke with their 'partners' and...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
08/18/2008 9:53 AM
2 Replies and 2337 Views PR132  2337  2 Started by  Deleted User I am trying to set up my payroll to use FLSA&160; rules(PR132).&160; Policy states Sunday work is overtime regardless of any other hours worked in the pay period.&160; How do I set up for this since it may not be over 40 hours total.&160; Thanks
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
08/01/2008 2:25 PM
2 Replies and 2741 Views PR139  2741  2 Started by  Carolyn Lee Hi, does anyone have this issue If an employee has hours only paycode (ie. Leave no Pay 80 hours for biweekly) the PR139 doesn't create arrears for pre-tax deductions. It creates for post tax deductions. The hours only paycode is in the appropriate payclasses which these pre tax deductions calculate from. The arrears setting in PR05 is set to A (create arrears). If you don't have this problem, how are the setups for the deduction, paycode and ded/pay classes Thanks.
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
08/01/2008 7:30 AM
1 Replies and 2427 Views LP plan and groups  2427  1 Started by  Marla We had an absence plan that was for all employees (LP01).&160; Everyone accured at the exact same accural rate.&160; One plan (Lp01) one group (GR1) one structure, etc. GR1 group had the critera of everyone in a full time or part time with benefits employee status. Then management needed to change the accrual rate for financial reasons, and they wanted to grandfather everyone who was hired prior to 7/1/2008 into the existing accural rate and create a new accrual rate for employees hired afte...
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
07/31/2008 7:50 PM
2 Replies and 3533 Views Removing TA functionality from core HR suite  3533  2 Started by  Joe O'Toole Lawson recently announced that the Time Accrual module will not be supported in release 9.01 of HR and that the Absence Management module is the migration path. This is an 'add on' module that carries a steep initial purchase price and additional annual maintenance. It also opens up the customer to Lawson's new (aka more costly) &160;licensing and maintenance terms. While the replacement may offer increased functionality we&160;feel this is unaceptable for customers who do not need it and are ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
07/23/2008 9:03 AM
2 Replies and 2919 Views ESS Time Entry - PAY UNITS  2919  2 Started by  Deleted User We're trying to allow ess users to enter their mileage via the ess time entry form using the HS01 form setup - but somehow PAY UNITS form field doesn't exist in HS01. The pay code and everything else is setup - just the ess time entry form is not. I tried modifying the PRTIMEFORM to include the field, which worked okay, but the field did not update PRPENDTIME, PAY_UNIT field (which I knew it wasn't) because those fields are not tied together...&160; does it make sense Has anyone impleted this...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
07/10/2008 12:04 PM
0 Replies and 2688 Views pr132  2688  0 Started by  HAYES We have just upgraded from 7.226 to 9.0.&160; I am trying to change my set up to use flsa regulations.&160;My problem is if we pass the overtime paycode it calculates the average weighted rate by dividing total 'regular dollars on the regular paycode by regular hours paid on the regular pay code.'&160; We also have a paycode that goes toward overtime that has hours but not money.&160; If I don't pass the overtime paycode, it&160; divides total dollars by total hours which the non paid payco...
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07/02/2008 11:07 AM
0 Replies and 2542 Views Absence Management Module Tables  2542  0 Started by  Khaled &160;
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06/23/2008 5:09 PM
0 Replies and 2142 Views Absence Management Module  2142  0 Started by  Khaled &160;
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06/23/2008 5:04 PM
0 Replies and 2441 Views Future TA Last period end date  2441  0 Started by  Joe Potter Seems some future dated non-cash timerecords were processed and closed causing the next TA cycle to be closed for a large number of co-workers.&160;&160; The lawson corrective measure...paint a screen to update the timerecords, purge the employees from the plan, re-enroll employees in the plans, re-convert starting balances and then let the system re-calc everything the next processing period is not a practical solution for the over 1,000 people who were impacted.&160;&160; Can the 'run_date...
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06/19/2008 11:22 PM
1 Replies and 3245 Views Payroll Positive Pay  3245  1 Started by  Tom Sinkula I would like information on creating a positive pay from payroll.&160; Specifically, where did you pull the data from&160; One suggestion is from the PRCHECK table, another is from the PMTOUT file.&160; I am in the process of creating this file and would welcome any suggestions.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/19/2008 2:33 PM
0 Replies and 2248 Views LP Basic Set Up  2248  0 Started by  Deleted User Are service codes used for decrementing the balance and calculating accruals What is LP06&160; Formulas and LP07 Calculations used for, I thought it was for calculating accruals but then I found LP04.6 We have a very simple plan, 1 plan, 1 structure- based on biweekly payperiods and hours worked, employees earn accrual.&160; For example&160; Up to 26 pay periods they earn .0462 for every hour employee works, up to 52 pay periods thy earn .0500 for every hour worked, etc. Does anyone have...
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06/16/2008 12:13 PM
0 Replies and 2440 Views Career Management  2440  0 Started by  Joe O'Toole We're setting up the Career Management module for use in ESS/MSS. Having a hard time reconciling the meaning of the JOB indicator in the individual profile display. We have several job requirements assigned to the job code and inexplicably&160;some have the JOB indicator and others do not. If the job requirement is unassigned from the job code it does not show in the profile screen at all. LIS has not been any help,&160;saying their system has all the job requirements with the JOB indicator se...
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06/06/2008 2:29 PM
5 Replies and 3524 Views Web Time Entry  3524  5 Started by  Jodi Kruesel We will be going live with EMSS in August and Web Time Entry in September.&160; My question pertains to Web Time Entry.&160; How do other companies handle Web Time Entry for a terminating employees final pay check&160; Do you have the EE use time entry or do you obtain their final pay period hours in some other manner such as a paper time card or spoken word and then the payroll departments keys that data into the PR35&160; I am trying to think through the timing of a terminated EE and the...
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by  Jodi KrueselJump to last post
05/27/2008 11:30 AM
4 Replies and 3007 Views PR560 Payroll History Import  3007  4 Started by  val Hi All. We are in the middle of implementing Lawson. I am wondering, how many times can I run the PR560 conversion&160; I am having problems getting payroll history out of our current legacy system all in one big report.&160; So I am wondering, if I could maybe do the import in 3 different sections, one for check history, one for earn code history and amounts, and a 3rd time for deductions history and amounts.&160; Any input would be greatly appreciated, thanks! &160; &160;
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/22/2008 8:56 PM
2 Replies and 2811 Views Version 9 Server Requirements  2811  2 Started by  Carrie Busbee We are being forced to consider other HR/Payroll vendors in response to the new system foundation in version 9. Does anyone out there plan to (or currently) use Linux instead of HP-UX We are UNIX, Oracl DB shop and expect to grow from a 20k employee company to approx 80k in the next five years and are concerned with scaleability/cost&160;of servers. &160;
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by  k-rockJump to last post
05/22/2008 1:00 PM
0 Replies and 3096 Views MN PERA report  3096  0 Started by  KevinY Hi -- we are going to implement LSF 9, and are trying to locate any MN public sector clients who have created PERA reports (MN Public Employee Retirement).&160; We're trying not to re-invent the wheel.&160; If there is anyone who has created these reports, we'd really like to pick your brain.&160; Thanks!
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05/19/2008 3:03 PM
1 Replies and 3048 Views Direct Deposit  3048  1 Started by  Deleted User Within ESS direct deposit - has anyone 'removed' or disabled the function of 'close account' button. We would like to disable the ability of a user to delete their bank account information.&160;
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
05/14/2008 8:55 PM
2 Replies and 3787 Views Benefits Enrollment - ESS  3787  2 Started by  Elizabeth Brubaker We are on Lawson 9.0 environment. When an employee gets to the end of ESS benefit enrollment and selects 'keep these benefits,' he gets the error message 'not authorized to access employee information.'&160; If he selects 'okay, ' he gets the message that is benefits have not been updated.&160; However, his selections are correctly going to BS31. Has anyone encountered this error message before and know the solution&160; Thank you.
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by  Elizabeth BrubakerJump to last post
05/13/2008 12:51 PM
4 Replies and 4442 Views Tracking FMLA in LP  4442  4 Started by  Deleted User I'm attempting to follow the most recent guru letter (see https://www.danalytics.com/guru/letter/archive/2008-02.htm) in setting up an LP plan to track FMLA.&160; Following the screen shots one by one I have questions on some.&160; On the group criteria, can you tell me where the intermittent leave is coming from&160; A UDF&160; The beginning value is I and ending is N.&160; Second question, Eligibility Rule on LP03.3 the article mentions orgs allow ee's to take FMLA immediately.&160; If...
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
05/09/2008 7:15 AM
6 Replies and 4406 Views Unpaid TIme Pay Code  4406  6 Started by  Jodi Kruesel We use PR134 to load standard hours for employees.&160; We currently manually code any exception time and are in the process of moving to Employee/Manager Web Time Entry.&160; We currently code unpaid time to a specific pay code as negative hours so that the pay is reduces.&160; How do others manage unpaid time&160; Do you use a positive hours pay code or negative&160; I have heard of companies that do both and with the transition to self-service time entry I would like to explore the opt...
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by  Jodi KrueselJump to last post
05/01/2008 4:29 PM
1 Replies and 3061 Views Taxing Separate Time Records  3061  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 2786 Views Manager Self Service and PA100  2786  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 4353 Views Tax Factory V2 locator Files  4353  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 2781 Views Audit reversed PA52.1 actions  2781  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 3236 Views ERecruit - Candidate Contact Page  3236  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 3176 Views Increment of Last Pay Rate Change  3176  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 3374 Views CER?`  3374  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 2559 Views Benefits Enrollment  2559  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 3034 Views PR530 Time Record Upload  3034  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 2376 Views e-recruiting systems  2376  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 2876 Views Lawson Security 9 - Benefits drill  2876  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 5613 Views ESS Payment Modeling  5613  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 3362 Views I need an example of home-made javascript DMEObj for Self-service centers  3362  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 2757 Views Trying to add TA data to check inquiry  2757  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 2363 Views TA170 accruing twice  2363  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 2888 Views HR511 Position Defaults  2888  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 3473 Views Absence Management - Allotments  3473  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 10529 Views PR13.1 Add-Ins Template  10529  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 9408 Views Time Accruals not attaching to new hires  9408  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 9923 Views Service Variable Defined Contribution Plans  9923  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 11652 Views hr521  11652  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 9917 Views Veterans Categories  9917  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 9996 Views Corelating Requisitions and Personel Actions  9996  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 10118 Views PR197 question  10118  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 22272 Views BSI upgrade to version 8  22272  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 10059 Views CGI call to change a hold flog  10059  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 10114 Views BSI error message for new hires  10114  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 10000 Views PR160 Check File and TA Questions  10000  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 10004 Views w2's for tax year 2007  10004  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 10002 Views PMTOUT LP Balances  10002  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 10375 Views Florida Unemployement Report XML format  10375  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 10402 Views benefit update reports  10402  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 10489 Views lp980 upgrade from TA to LP  10489  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 14079 Views Paycheck view under Self-Service  14079  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 10229 Views BSI 8.0 client software install  10229  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 10124 Views Former employees owing Cobra payments  10124  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 10856 Views domestic partner  10856  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 10391 Views Positions with one to one relationship to empl  10391  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 12865 Views Position control question  12865  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 11277 Views Crystal for TA Report  11277  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 10266 Views Restricting HR from seeing other employees in HR  10266  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 9994 Views migrating users from one prod to dev  9994  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 10530 Views United HealthCare.... Crystal Report  10530  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 10581 Views Issue With PA513 To Update Secondary Positions  10581  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 10696 Views Self Service Implementation Options  10696  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 11404 Views storedbrec - no key change BSI errors  11404  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 10483 Views Writing directly to PA31 (applicants)  10483  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 10513 Views Contingency Plan ideas  10513  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 12228 Views add-ins for HR10  12228  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 10540 Views HRHISTORY USER_ID  10540  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 10745 Views CTP 48414  10745  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 10864 Views Short Term Disability  10864  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 11050 Views Changing Current Position Effective Date  11050  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 11406 Views HR data mart  11406  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 11060 Views Notating Tax Exempt Deductions on PMTOUT file  11060  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 11342 Views Advance Pay  11342  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 12462 Views Time Accrual  12462  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 11039 Views Payroll Closing  11039  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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