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1 Replies and 1018 Views Managing Add-ins  1018  1 Started by  Buckeye Bruce Our HR area originally had 6 super users running add-ins to S3 Human Resources but a year later later we are now at over 60 super users. There have been some data integrity issues stemming from poorly designed, un-tested add-ins being applied directly to production. We have been asked to identify best practices for managing, testing, documenting, and communicating 'Changes' that are being made via the add-ins. Does someone have a best practices model, document or policy or procedures they could ...
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
08/24/2015 3:26 PM
0 Replies and 1098 Views HSA and 457b Catch Up Provisions  1098  0 Started by  Deleted User Hi All, My company initially set up a 457b and HSA plan without catch up provisions.  Now they want to tackle them.  If you're not familiar with 457b, the catch up is comprised of contributions from missed participation in previous years (there's a lot more to it, but that's the gist).  The HSA is a simple additional $1000 per year for 55 participants.  Are these accomplished by just additional deductions  Or does this require a second plan  And since BSI has no...
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08/12/2015 11:37 AM
0 Replies and 1059 Views BN150 when 27 pay checks in a year  1059  0 Started by  BonBon When you have 27 pay checks in a year (this doesn't happen often-about every 11 years). Do you run your BN150 that 27th payroll
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08/05/2015 11:39 AM
0 Replies and 1222 Views Changing pay date cycle  1222  0 Started by  BonBon We are moving our employees to a new pay check Friday.  So to do this; we are going to pay them all a 1 week check just once. Then they will be on a new 2 week check cycle after that. I know I need new pay plans for the new 2 week pay schedule and to attach it to all the employees. Has anyone done this before (changed check cycles and created a 1 week check)  I tested BN150 and even though on the BN150 I put a 1 week range in the beginning and end date fields; it still calculated...
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08/03/2015 12:34 PM
1 Replies and 1293 Views HR54/PA54 not showing history from PA52 but HR11 is correct  1293  1 Started by  Kelly H The Exempt from Overtime field is marked as required on the HR10.  The processor said they created the PA52 and updated the Exempt from Overtime field within the action. (yes to no)    When payroll runs there is an error because they are going to hourly and they cant load their hours because although HR11 is accurate (showing N in exempt from overtime field), the HR54/PA54 history record is not showing the most recent record for that field from the PA52 that was just entered.&nb...
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by  CatresaJump to last post
07/30/2015 10:05 AM
1 Replies and 870 Views Move Position Levels  870  1 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Does anyone have a procedure they can share on using the move from level option on the PA52  It looks to me as if you need to pend actions and run the PA100 if you are swapping level 1 and 2 positions.    Thanks.
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by  The.Sam.GrovesJump to last post
07/29/2015 9:29 AM
1 Replies and 1283 Views PA52 Error for rehire reversal  1283  1 Started by  Carla Simmons How do I correct this error in PA52 so I can reverse the REHIRE action Cannot reverse; no prior history for Assignment date
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
07/17/2015 4:04 PM
1 Replies and 1339 Views Lawson v10, HR55.2 AGS paging  1339  1 Started by  ridopark We are in the process of upgrading to Lawson V10, and doing some regression test. We had a workflow that looks for the terminated employee and remove that employee from the benefit group. This used to work on V9 and it's not working anymore on V10.   Here are my ags calls to HR55.2 to page through data to find an employee.   Inqure HR55.2 to get the first page with the following AGS _TDS=Ignore&_PDL=PROD&_TKN=HR55.2&FC=Inquire&PRG-COMPANY=10&PRG-GROUP-NAME=BN-E...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
07/16/2015 10:33 AM
3 Replies and 1518 Views Default set up for 401k or 403b  1518  3 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli We are looking to have employees not currently enrolled in our 403b default into the plan for 1.   Has anyone done this before  How was it accomplished  How do you track  Any pitfalls Thanks
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by  thekbooseJump to last post
07/15/2015 4:10 PM
4 Replies and 1391 Views HR web pages / Lawson data  1391  4 Started by  Mary Porter Our company is trying to re-design the HR web pages and is considering one that will require us to interface way too much data from Lawson to an external site. The VP asked if I could ask in this forum if anyone has had an outside company design web pages for them to be used in-house so that we can keep the Lawson ESS functionality and utilize process flows. If you have any recommendations for website design I would appreciate it if you would please email me
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/15/2015 2:35 PM
1 Replies and 1650 Views Hourly vs Salaried  1650  1 Started by  Mary Porter We have all employees set up as hourly employees. If an exempt person doesn't work for a day and doesn't have PTO then they don't get paid for that day, or if an exempt employee terminates mid-week, they don't get paid for the rest of the week. The consultants that set up the system advised to make everyone hourly. Our new comp & benefits director wants to know why we don't have exempt employees classified as salaried. From what I can see from testing, if I am salaried I get paid 1/26th of m...
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by  thekbooseJump to last post
07/09/2015 3:24 PM
3 Replies and 1411 Views LP Carryover Clarification  1411  3 Started by  Sylvie We are in the process of setting up LP and am not sure how to allow for how we process salaried benefit time.  We process 2 different pay cycles on the same pay run.  Hourly cycle is paid through the Saturday before paydate.. Salaried cycle is paid to the Saturday after paydate.. Ex. paydate is 1/16/15, hourly cycle is paid for hours 12/28/14 to 1/10/15, salaried cycle is paid for dates 01/05/15 to 01/17/15.  Hours are pulled from Kronos on 1/12/15 for both.. Therefore payroll has...
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by  Ja'Tia BrownJump to last post
07/09/2015 2:52 PM
0 Replies and 2397 Views EEO-4 Reporting (Enhancement Request 32323)  2397  0 Started by  Ja'Tia Brown The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the revised EEO-4 Form that state and local governments need to complete to allow respondents to select more than one race and ethnicity. State and local governments will receive the new EEO-4 Form in mid-July when the survey opens. This will impact the EEO-4 Lawson report (PA391). Due to the OMB's late approval of the revised form, we can use the current form to report 2015 data, but the EEOC recommends that public sector employers updat...
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07/08/2015 2:37 PM
0 Replies and 750 Views From Lawson Perf Mgmt for Healthcare to LTM  750  0 Started by  kkesterson Hello, Has anyone converted from Lawson Performance Management for Healthcare to Inform LTM Performance and Goal Management Any advice would be helpful. Thanks KK
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07/02/2015 8:42 AM
0 Replies and 677 Views From Lawson Perf Mgmt for Healthcare to LTM  677  0 Started by  kkesterson Hello, Has anyone converted from Lawson Performance Management for Healthcare to Inform LTM Performance and Goal Management Any advice would be helpful. Thanks KK
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07/02/2015 8:41 AM
4 Replies and 5692 Views BN100 Error Messages  5692  4 Started by  Kelly H Does anyone have a list of the BN100 error messages and what they mean I was looking for something on mylawson and there was nothing out there. There was however an older conversation on their forums about a list and someone had one and was willing to share. But no way to contact them.
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by  LucilleJump to last post
06/26/2015 10:42 AM
1 Replies and 1302 Views PA52.4 Add-In  1302  1 Started by  Steve Datish On version 9.0.1 having trouble getting my add-in to work on PA52.4.  I'm getting the message 'Pending action does not exist (_f78)'.  Any help appreciated.  Thanks.
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by  Matt GordonJump to last post
06/25/2015 3:22 PM
2 Replies and 2584 Views Employee First Name longer than 15 characters  2584  2 Started by  RajR How do you handle any employee's First Name that is greater than 15 characters We have some diversified populations coming from all over the world and Lawson's standard First Name is not good enough to hold more than 15 characters. We end up truncating the name after 15 characters. I know we can expand the size of the field in the table, but as all know that is a pain for Upgrades, patches and is a customization. This also impact downstream systems. I would like to know how have some of you h...
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by  RajRJump to last post
06/24/2015 10:17 AM
0 Replies and 729 Views LP Retroactively Accruing Overtime  729  0 Started by  monks We are having an issue when running LP140 for terminated employees before paying out their LP31 balance.  The LP140 is going back and re-opening the employees previously closed overtime service records from that were created by PR132.  It does not do this with the employee's regular time service records, only the ones created by PR132.  The service codes are all set up the same so we can't figure out why the overtime records would be retroactively accruing  Where should we b...
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06/22/2015 9:27 AM
1 Replies and 1295 Views PR155 logic  1295  1 Started by  John W 123 We are implementing the mass reconciliation process for the payroll system.    The PR155 report is not working the way we would expect a reconciliation report to perform after we did a mass reconciliation.  I am assuming the logic should go like this:   after update has been run (date range: since inception to end of our reconciled month), it should show only open checks correct    If it is run in report only mode after a mass reconciliation is run...
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by  John W 123Jump to last post
06/18/2015 2:45 PM
7 Replies and 2268 Views BN106 834 Translator  2268  7 Started by  Mary Porter I don't see any recent posts on this topic - does anyone have a recommendation for an EDI translator to create HIPAA 834 files
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by  Christine KamJump to last post
06/16/2015 8:18 AM
1 Replies and 1842 Views HR/PR Check List Process/Procedures  1842  1 Started by  Patricia Mane Hello, it is me again Trish with Navicent Health in Macon, GA.  I have been asked to reach out as I did back in April, looking for check list, procedure, and processes.  At this time we are scheduled to implement and go live with Human Resources and Payroll, in December 2015.  We have been through many consultants and of course everyone wants to do things differently.  Same as with SC/AP many of our procedures and processes are having to change, and right now the busines...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
06/15/2015 3:37 PM
2 Replies and 1279 Views Find Latest Benefit Enrollment  1279  2 Started by  Heidi We are attempting to write a query in Access that will grab the most recent benefit enrollment for an employee.  We are finding that if a status change is performed that affects the benefit for the employee a stop date is placed on the first enrollment with a start date the day following.  (For instance the employee goes from part time to full time which affect their premium amount).  For for 2015, they may have an enrollment from 1/1/15 - 3/14/15 and then a subsequent enrollment ...
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by  HeidiJump to last post
06/09/2015 1:53 PM
0 Replies and 1917 Views Infor Test Scripts  1917  0 Started by  jenn siebel Fairly new to Infor and we are beginning our first patching project.  Was wondering if anyone could share their test scripts (or at least a sample)  I realize every company is different with different processes and whatnot, but we are starting from scratch really, so anything would help.  Also if you have any tips/tricks or lessons learned you think might be helpful, would love to hear them!   Thanks! Jenn
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06/09/2015 8:54 AM
1 Replies and 2454 Views Adding Employee via HR11 AGS Call  2454  1 Started by  Carl Duffy II We are using lawson-httpclient.jar in a Java project to login and then make AGS calls to Lawson.   Basic java code:   LawsonHttpClient lhc = new LawsonHttpClient();   lhc.login(sSSOURL, sUserName, sPwd);   ResponseObject response = null;   response = lhc.executePostMethod(sTransURL, pTransXML, 'text/xml');   return response.getResponseBodyAsString(); We have been successful with many different calls, but when we attempt to add an employee using a HR11...
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by  JimKJump to last post
06/08/2015 12:25 PM
5 Replies and 3020 Views Trying to Use PMTOUT File for Check & Direct Deposit Receipt Printing  3020  5 Started by  bkauffman We are in the process of migrating from TA to Absence Management. During this process we found that we need to use the PMTOUT file to generate checks intead of the process we are currently using under TA. This morning we found out the data&160;file that we previously used to create direct deposit receipts does not have data in it either. It looks like we need to use the PMTOUT file for both check creation and direct deposit receipts. Is there a flag in the PMTOUT&160;file that differentiates b...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
06/04/2015 5:31 PM
0 Replies and 813 Views COBRA Module  813  0 Started by  Kelly H Is anyone using the COBRA module and screens (BN70, etc) to track COBRA participation and enrollment in medical, dental and vision  Are you sending enrollment files to your medical carrier for the COBRA participants  If so which file are you using to send that  Are you sending them with your employees who are enrolled or as two separate files  
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06/02/2015 4:31 PM
2 Replies and 2097 Views Auto Assigning of Empl Numbers  2097  2 Started by  Kelly H Has anyone turned on the auto assignment of numbers after manually assigning numbers for a long time We are currently manually assigning employee numbers in Lawson.  Unfortunately our numbers are not consistent and we have used four digit numbers as well as 6 or 7 digit numbers.   If we were to turn on the auto assignment of employee numbers, would it know to skip numbers that were already in use or would the random numbers that we used be a problem Ie) if we set the last number u...
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
05/28/2015 1:34 PM
0 Replies and 973 Views Lawson SSO and self service portal user relation  973  0 Started by  Ramesha I am trying to identify the relationship between employee and lawson portal user. As we know we can use lawson SSO servlet API to verify the user access to the portal. Is there any way we can get associated employee information like employee_id for this user login id from Lawson DB tables. Thanks in advance.
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05/27/2015 1:58 PM
1 Replies and 1454 Views importdb  1454  1 Started by  melvin I am importing data into HREMPUSF table which affects benefits, but the employee is not added to the benefit group when I run HR155, what am I missing   Thanks
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by  The.Sam.GrovesJump to last post
05/27/2015 1:57 PM
8 Replies and 1826 Views 401(k) and Roth with Company Match  1826  8 Started by  Kchan Hello! I was wondering if there was anyone whose company offers Traditional 401(k) option and Roth with Company Match If so, what system do you use to calculate the match We need to aggregate both types of deferrals for the matching calculation. Lawson cannot first add both types of deferrals and then apply the appropriate matching formula. So, I was wondering if anyone can share how they do it   thanks!
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
05/26/2015 7:58 AM
4 Replies and 1614 Views Reverse action doesn't remove PA13.2 record  1614  4 Started by  Mary Porter We just went live on LSF10 and I missed this in testing. I changed an employee's fte via PA52, then did a reverse action to change it back. The action reversed, but the position record remains. Has anyone else had this There's a KB article from 2008 but I don't see anything recently.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
05/21/2015 12:39 PM
1 Replies and 1091 Views Benefits Enrollment Adminsitrationn  1091  1 Started by  Beate Hughes-Brown We do not use ESS.  Our benefits team does all benefit enrollment manually.  Right now it is a 3 step process. 1 - Enroll employees on BN32.1 or BN31.2 2 - Enter dependent information on HR13, 3 - Attach dependents to the benefits.  Even if we use uploads we are using 3 uploads to accomplish enrollments.  This is a very inefficient process and we're hoping that maybe there is a better more efficient way to process benefit enrollments/changes/terms.  Does anyone ...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
05/18/2015 11:08 AM
0 Replies and 913 Views Open Enrollment Checklist  913  0 Started by  RosemarieJulia Can anyone provide a comprehensive Open Enrollment Checklist  I am a detailed oriented and want all my steps checked off.  Has anyone created one that can be followed 
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05/18/2015 8:45 AM
1 Replies and 1169 Views Affect of calendar to fiscal year change for HR/PR  1169  1 Started by  Lisa T. We have been testing the change of our General Ledger from a calendar year to fiscal year ending 6/30. My question relates to the BN, HR, PR, LP, and PA subsystems. Is there anything within the HR/PR modules that needs to be done in preparation of this type of accounting change Our benefits will remain on a calendar year. Since payroll processing will remain on a calendar year to coincide with IRS and State tax reporting guidelines, I don't believe we would make any changes to our pay period da...
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by  yvonne.mccollochJump to last post
05/13/2015 8:55 AM
2 Replies and 938 Views Troubleshoot EMSS 10 under different employee Identities  938  2 Started by  Woozy Hi All, I am trying to troubleshoot an issue in EMSS, and it would be helpful to be able to change the employee Identity on-the-fly so I can see how the page reacts for different employees.  Currently, I either have to log out-and-in as different test users, or I have to use the debugger to change the authUser.employee value - if I can catch the page at the right place. It seems to me that I used to know a way to do this via a url parameter or something - but I can't remember for sure. &n...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
05/12/2015 6:57 PM
0 Replies and 951 Views Benefit Termination Rules BN16.4  951  0 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli Is there any harm is deleting old benefit termination rules (bn16.4)  I have some old rules going back a few years and would like to remove them.
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05/12/2015 1:30 PM
0 Replies and 781 Views Benefits Enrollment Adminsitrationn  781  0 Started by  Beate Hughes-Brown We do not use ESS.  Our benefits team does all benefit enrollment manually.  Right now it is a 3 step process. 1 - Enroll employees on BN32.1 or BN31.2 2 - Enter dependent information on HR13, 3 - Attach dependents to the benefits.  Even if we use uploads we are using 3 uploads to accomplish enrollments.  This is a very inefficient process and we're hoping that maybe there is a better more efficient way to process benefit enrollments/changes/terms.  Does anyone ...
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05/12/2015 1:10 PM
3 Replies and 1472 Views paycheck dates  1472  3 Started by  Chesca We have a custom program that I want to change to minimize data entry. Currently the user has to enter pay period start date, pay period end date, pay check dates ,etc. I want them to enter just the pay period end date and my program should lookup the pay check date. Does anybody know what files paycheck dates 
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by  jaherbJump to last post
05/11/2015 10:00 AM
5 Replies and 1437 Views PA52.3  1437  5 Started by  Kelly H Is someone able to provide me with screen shots of the PA52.3 screen and the tabs  We dont currently use that at my organization and I would like to show them the form and explain how it works. 
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
05/08/2015 8:23 AM
0 Replies and 997 Views TF10 and Arizona Formula  997  0 Started by  Mary Porter Since LSF10 removed the AZ Formula field and placed the Tax values in the BSI Formula field, employees in the state of Arizona are unable to use the ESS bookmark Payment Modeling. Employees in other states have no problem. If I do a PR89 within the application for AZ it works fine. Has anyone else in AZ experienced this, and if so how did you resolve it
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05/06/2015 10:19 PM
1 Replies and 1603 Views Setting up Deferred Compensation as a Benefit Plan  1603  1 Started by  hussey1213 Has anyone been successful in setting up a Deferred Compensation plan as a Benefit We currently have this set as a custom Deduction but would like to look into the options of setting it up as a Benefit.
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by  Art CutlerJump to last post
05/05/2015 8:17 AM
6 Replies and 1867 Views Extending ESS to the Web  1867  6 Started by  Craig Villard Hello, I will start by saying I am not very familiar with Lawson software, but I have been tasked with helping to get our ESS module to allow people to access ESS outside of our network, basically available to the web. We currently run Lawson on an iSeries system.   The person tasked with this previously has left the company and he didn't have much luck getting it working so there are few notes and documents around what was done or what needed to be done.   My basic understandi...
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
05/04/2015 3:07 PM
29 Replies and 7429 Views TF10 and PA School District taxes  7429  29 Started by  Jason Beard Applied and upgraded tax factory to v10 and our Local PA School District taxes are not being withheld.  In the BSI client I went through the tax locator modeling and BSI correctly returned both the local county and school district information.  Similarly, enabled debug in Lawson/BSI and ran a PR80.  the output log shows a calculated tax amount for the school district but none was withheld.     Is there anyone with employees in PA that have upgrade to TF10 or a...
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by  Kelly KJump to last post
04/22/2015 4:04 PM
0 Replies and 795 Views Explore different vacation plan options in LP  795  0 Started by  Christine Kam We are in biweekly 26-pay-period vacation accrual schedule in Absence Management. I have never understood why. Currently some employees are accrued at the last date of the pay period while other employees are accrued at the middle of the pay period. I am exploring different options to make our vacation plans more manageable. Does anyone have different accrual schedule other than 26-pay-period vacation accruals in place What about vacation plans that accrue only on the first two payrolls (24 p...
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04/21/2015 2:38 PM
0 Replies and 786 Views Maine SUI - SIT now 2 files  786  0 Started by  Frank salemNH Beginning in the 1st Qtr of 2015 Maine has broken out the old verion of the SUI/SIT file so that it is now 2 files that must be submitted.  Lawson rewrote the SUI file but did nothing about the SIT file. I have been talking with the help desk on this but it not mvong along very quick (if at all).  With the deadline coming up in a couple of weeks for submission, I was wondering what othe Maine clients are doing    
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04/14/2015 6:17 AM
0 Replies and 644 Views Global Process Levels without Bank Info?  644  0 Started by  mcarlson We are working on adding process levels for several different global locations for the purpose of housing employee master records only.   Is there a way to add these locations without creating a new bank code for each country  We are only using this for the purpose of maintaining  organizational related data (Proc Level, job code, supervisor, location etc).  It seems like you get prompted to add more and more banking,  currency, and accounting related data when tryin...
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04/08/2015 2:36 PM
2 Replies and 1238 Views Capturing Total Cost on form W-2 Box 12  1238  2 Started by  SimmonsM Capturing Total Cost on form W-2 Box 12 for Health Care Coverage: How are your organizations handling reporting the total cost for health care coverage on the W-2s as required by ACA We currently have our setup looking at deduction codes, but do not create arrears for the employer portion when employees are on leave or unpaid.  We have ADP so are using the custom interface from them that uses the deduction codes, in addition to pay summary groups, pay class, and deduction classes.  We...
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by  SimmonsMJump to last post
04/02/2015 12:00 PM
2 Replies and 1131 Views Contracted Employee Hours in Lawson  1131  2 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli We are thinking of having some of our contractors swipe in Kronos to track hours for productivity. There is talk of pulling those hours into Lawson with an hours only pay code.  Has anyone done this Won't it produce a zero check
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
03/31/2015 11:30 AM
0 Replies and 807 Views Parsonage  807  0 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone ever set up non-taxable pay codes for parsonage housing allowance If so are you willing to share  your setup
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03/27/2015 12:12 PM
7 Replies and 1870 Views Additional Pay per Hour  1870  7 Started by  MSheldon We have a location where we are required to pay an additional hourly amount for employees who do not qualify for our vacation plan and an additional amount per hour for employees who do not elect to carry our insurance.  We would like to keep the base pay amount (shown under pay in the HR11) and then show separate pay codes that calculate the additional amount based on hours loaded into the PR36.  Is it possible to do this without a manual calculation Example:  Hourly ...
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
03/27/2015 10:27 AM
2 Replies and 1022 Views PA49 Addins override message EE doesn't meet elig criteria...  1022  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin I am attempting to upload some PA49 records for our non paid contractor staff. How do I get past the EE Doesn't meet elig criteria, press ok to continue message. I appreciate any help. I think I saw that the override button is f54 but I do not see that as an option in my upload wizard.
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
03/24/2015 8:15 AM
2 Replies and 1377 Views City & County minimum wage increases  1377  2 Started by  juliek Can anyone tell me how they handle minimum wage changes when it's county or city changes and not state  EX:  Maryland 2 counties for this year and City of Chicago's upcoming increase in July.  Is there a way to set up in Lawson  If not what is your work around  Thanks
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
03/24/2015 8:13 AM
6 Replies and 1839 Views PRUEDED Custom Calc  1839  6 Started by  tambrosi Hello,   I am really new to the Lawson software and was asked to add a custom calc for a special deduction that is entered into PR05.   I searched thru the posts and set up everything like I thought.     But it looks like the PRUEDED added code is not getting invoked.   If somebody could tell on how the process works, I would really appreciate it.   --This is what I did,   1.  Changed PRUEDED to move a value to PRUE-DED-AMT.      &n...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
03/18/2015 2:13 PM
20 Replies and 3665 Views Delete or end Flex plan  3665  20 Started by  Mary Porter Where can I go to end a flex plan so that BN100 doesn't want to keep trying to add it to an employee's record I have created all new benefit plans for 2015 that are not tied to this flex plan and they all appear to be working properly, and all employees have an end date of 12/31/2014 for this flex plan, so BN103 does nothing because there is nothing that isn't already ended. There are no benefit rules set up for it. It won't let me delete it on BN06, I get 'cannot delete, flex dollars exist' e...
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by  yvonne.mccollochJump to last post
03/11/2015 3:18 PM
2 Replies and 1071 Views S3 Employee Group Build & Wildcard  1071  2 Started by  dra2325 Is there a wildcard I can use in my employee group build I need to capture all employees who reside in Departments (5 numbers in length) that start with a 7 and end with a 1. I thought I could try 71, but I don't want to pick up 70002 or 80001, for example.
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by  dra2325Jump to last post
03/06/2015 8:27 AM
0 Replies and 1088 Views BS06 for mid-year  1088  0 Started by  Mary Porter We are doing a bi-weekly payroll and benefits are taken each payroll. If an employee is eligible for benefits on 2/1/2015 but doesn't actually enroll until 2/15/2015, the number of paychecks left isn't calculating correctly,it is calculating from their eligibility date and not from the date they are going through new hire enrollment. I had this fixed at my previous employer but I don't remember how I did it. The cycles start at 26 for the year. If anyone can help I would appreciate it.
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03/05/2015 8:15 PM
0 Replies and 839 Views Philadelphia Mandated Sick Leave Law  839  0 Started by  Karen Ploof Has anyone begun testing the LP configuration for Philadelphia's mandated sick leave  I would love to talk with anyone who will be responsible for implementing this for their organization.   Karen Ploof Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 503-702-6192
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03/04/2015 8:43 AM
4 Replies and 2588 Views ESS Prior Pay  2588  4 Started by  MattM &160; When viewing prior pay checks,&160;ESS gives a message that says: 'There is no payment information for September 23, 2007 through September 23, 2008.' Similarly, when&160;trying to look at year to date, it gives a message that says: 'There is no year-to-date information.' &160; If logged in as another user with identical roles (LS9) there is no issue.&160; Any insight would be deeply appreciated. &160;
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by  thekbooseJump to last post
03/04/2015 8:03 AM
10 Replies and 1952 Views PR Taxes  1952  10 Started by  jaherb I know that BSI is used by a majority of Lawson clients.. but am wondering if anyone here is using anything else, AllTax or another package.  I am curious to hear about which package your are using and your thoughts on it.   Thank you   Jim
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
02/27/2015 8:56 AM
9 Replies and 3393 Views BSI 10 (Regulatory bulletin 40) - Reciprocity - Taxable wages not calculating  3393  9 Started by  Sri Hi,   We are currently testing BSI Version 10 at American Psychological Association (based in DC) in our development environment (Regulatory bulletin 40 is installed)   We are running into issues with taxable wages for employees who live in a state other than DC (where APA is located and its employees work)   We have managed to locate the custom nexus data in BSI Version 10 and made an entry for each state that we think we need for our employees (Maryland, Virginia, West Vir...
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by  SriJump to last post
02/25/2015 3:43 PM
0 Replies and 1104 Views Switching 401 (k) provider from TIAA-CREF to Mass Mutual  1104  0 Started by  Sri Does anyone currently have Mass Mutual as their 401 (k) provider   We are switching from TIAA-CREF to Mass Mutual and Mass Mutual has asked for data extracts from S3   They have provided us the data structure for the extracts   I am wondering if there is a standard extract from Lawson S3 to Mass Mutual or other benefit providers   For TIAA-CREF, we engaged our managed solutions provider to do the extract   Trying to figure out if we need to go the same rout...
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02/25/2015 3:35 PM
10 Replies and 1897 Views Creating Separate Paycheck with Aggregate Taxes  1897  10 Started by  SimmonsM We want to cut a separate check for some of our employees for extra wages. We have tested the functionality of processing a second check (during the same pay cycle) successfully, however, the system treated the second check as though it were part of the normal paycheck, and taxed according to that schedule. We want the separate check to be a stand alone check and not included for taxation as part of the regular paycheck. How can we go about adding a second check for an employees that is taxed ex...
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by  SimmonsMJump to last post
02/25/2015 1:28 PM
1 Replies and 1159 Views Country codes setup  1159  1 Started by  Janice On HR11 when entering the supplemental address and the home address, we are only able to select 'US' as the country code.  How do we set up more country codes to select from  When we click the drop down list for the Country for the Home address and the Supplemental adress, we get the message 'No Records to Select From'.
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by  jaherbJump to last post
02/19/2015 12:02 PM
3 Replies and 1958 Views W2 Lawson Self service  1958  3 Started by  Chesca Is anyone using the product Form MHC Document Self-Service for W2 printing Is there any w2 information within Lawson Self-Service
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by  ChescaJump to last post
02/18/2015 9:30 AM
2 Replies and 953 Views Foreign Addresses  953  2 Started by  Karen Ploof I've been away from HCM for a while and am hoping that there is now a way to enter foreign addresses to HR11. How are global companies managing it
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
02/18/2015 8:46 AM
1 Replies and 1097 Views HR04_Type LO  1097  1 Started by  BrianP Using Excel Addins I am looking through PCODESDTL and see a field called FACILITY-NAME however, when looking through HR04 (Type=LO) I do not find that field.  Does anyone know where FACILITY-NAME exists in the application   Thanks, Brian
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/12/2015 4:59 PM
5 Replies and 1230 Views Selling Vacation  1230  5 Started by  Mary Porter We are doing our first 'annual' sellback and want to do the sellback by uploading the PTO sellback hours and doing a manual check run and LP140/LP197 to close out the usage transactions before the normal payroll run. Does anyone else do a PTO/Vacation Sellback program once a year, and if so, how do you process it
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by  The.Sam.GrovesJump to last post
02/12/2015 2:17 PM
2 Replies and 3355 Views W2 - 401A - Box 14  3355  2 Started by  Jodi Briganti Wondering how to get rid of the 401A (required employee defined benefit plan) amount from box 12D on the W2 By adding the 401A deductions to PR27, line 14, the correct amount is shown in box 14 but it is also being shown in box 12D, which is not for 401A plans.   The tax status is 401K which taxed the deductions correctly but is placing the amount is box 12D, which is incorrect. Anyone Also, if we ask MHC to do the suppressing of the box 12D amount (they have no 401K so this would be...
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by  SueTJump to last post
02/11/2015 12:36 PM
1 Replies and 868 Views BN531 RS Accounts changes  868  1 Started by  Joann F. Hi when we run the BN531 to update our Spending accounts it gives us the message 'Benefit already exist for the time period'  any suggestions        
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by  Joann F.Jump to last post
02/10/2015 2:07 PM
1 Replies and 1156 Views PR13 tax exempt status  1156  1 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli We just noticed that if we have the option B under Tax Exempt (exempt from tax and wage) for the state of Maine, taxable wages are recorded - this started when we sent to BSI 10.  Did I miss something
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by  Colleen BertagnolliJump to last post
02/10/2015 2:05 PM
0 Replies and 832 Views BN531 RS Accounts changes  832  0 Started by  Joann F. Hi when we run the BN531 to update our Spending accounts it gives us the message 'Benefit already exist for the time period'  any suggestions        
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02/05/2015 8:37 PM
0 Replies and 1330 Views Lawson S3 HRM integration with CertPoint (infor) LMS  1330  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We have contractors in Lawson who have no reason to have a Lawson user ID. We are in the midst of implementing CertPoint (Infor) LMS and it appears as if they have to be in LDAP in order to pulled in the integration. We want them to be brought over through the integration but they will not have any access to Lawson forms. Has anyone done this What did you do What type of security in LSA did you create/assign I appreciate any help/advice you can give. This is all very new to us. Thanks.
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02/05/2015 2:38 PM
0 Replies and 918 Views Beating a dead horse?... Proxy in EMSS???  918  0 Started by  mcarlson We are planning to integrate several self service tasks out to Managers and are looking for a solution to help with proxy.   These managers in many cases are not always behind a desk, and it's not uncommon for them to have an admin or controller  that manages all of their employee maintenance for them.   We are willing to engage a 3rd party to develop some sort of 'bolt -on' solution that rides on top of Self Service if necessary...Has anybody had any real success with this typ...
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02/05/2015 10:20 AM
9 Replies and 1745 Views 401(k) 100 deferral  1745  9 Started by  Kchan Does anyone know how to set LAWSON up so that after mandatory taxes/deductions are taken out from the paycheck, the rest of it goes into 401(k) account so that there is no net amount left over thanks in advance!
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by  BonBonJump to last post
02/02/2015 9:17 AM
0 Replies and 809 Views BSI 10 Payment Overrides  809  0 Started by  Deleted User More of an informal survey than anything else - do you save your historical payment overrides, so you can see within BSI what the annual contributions to DC plans have been over the years  We have done this, however, I think I'm trying to talk myself into changing our process, especially with BSI10.  Keeping the history has allowed us to catch some errors in the past, however, with the new web version, in my opinion, it's much more time consuming to maintain this way.  Unless I'm...
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02/02/2015 8:37 AM
1 Replies and 1641 Views Printing Offer Letter/ Relieving Letter Via Lawson  1641  1 Started by  Vijay S Hi, Is there a way out to print Offer Letter/Relieving via Lawson Do we use tool  MHC  document express for printing an offer letter Like in SAP SMART FORMS/ADOBE FORMS are used for the same. Thnx, Vijay
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
01/29/2015 7:17 PM
0 Replies and 673 Views PR140 Enhancement Request 31787 and 31294  673  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin I recently entered an enhancement request aand was told it would need to go to the user group level first. Please vote '10' for this - 31787. Also, I found another that seemed similar to mine - 31294. Please vote for it as well. I am not sure how this works but it is worth a try. Thanks for your help. If an employee has a payment that produces negative taxable wages, please have an error message thrown or at lease a meaningful warning message. If you go with the warning message optio...
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01/29/2015 5:08 PM
5 Replies and 1927 Views Report Writer HR65 for form PR26  1927  5 Started by  Jill Can I write a report in HR65 for Garnishments that will include the Case Number & File number fields in the report I have the report set up but those 2 fields I need to add. I'm using Report Type Employee, Topic DM (Deduction Master). Do I need to change the Type &/or Topic Help please!
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
01/29/2015 4:58 PM
0 Replies and 957 Views BN72 and BN32 Uploads  957  0 Started by  Dave Williams I use uploads for BN32 and BN72.  Recently I noticed that my upload did not affect the correct benefit on an employee record.  When mapping Excel columns to the correct LAWSON detail field, I have always used the 'r0' option. If the 'r0' option if selected (e.g., '_f24:r0,PTB-COV-OPTION1') then LAWSON will update detail row 0 (which is the 1st row of detail records).  I have noticed that LAWSON displays the detail records in the following order:  HL, DN, EL, followe...
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01/27/2015 10:30 AM
0 Replies and 904 Views Term Dates in BN106 (HIPAA834) files  904  0 Started by  TBonney We have a vendor requesting that we provide term dates in our BN106 HIPAA834 files. We create our files using the 'Validate' option. It is our understanding that, for lack of a better term, these are 'full' files, including all employees/dependents who have coverage under the chosen plan type and plan(s) selected. This being said, isn't it true that those employee (or dependents) who have not elected coverage, or who have dropped their respective coverage from any of these plans woul...
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01/15/2015 12:29 PM
1 Replies and 905 Views Terminating Employees  905  1 Started by  April Meguiar In the sw66 screen - I get the following message: 'Message not Found ( /211).  Can anyone please tell me what this means Thanks, April
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by  jaherbJump to last post
01/13/2015 12:04 PM
1 Replies and 1397 Views Calculating GTL on the first 50000  1397  1 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli How do you handle the inclusion of the first 50,000 on Key Employees when running the BN150
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
01/12/2015 4:45 PM
1 Replies and 1355 Views Tracking Additional Health Costs for w-2  1355  1 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli I am able to pull by deduction group my health costs for box 12dd.  Any suggestions on how to track the costs for those employees that are on LOA and are not getting paid through payroll for a number of pay periods  We do not have have our deductions going into arrears.   Any ideas would be most helpful   Thanks  
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
01/12/2015 4:43 PM
3 Replies and 2134 Views ACH Pre-note process  2134  3 Started by  Mary Porter Currently our payroll department handles all ACH entries. A new account does't pre-note until the next payroll is run, and the employee gets a printed check that payroll.  Then their second check goes ACH. The organization wants to use ESS Direct Deposit but also avoid printed checks. So the pre-note process is now up for discussion and they want to know what best practice is with Lawson payroll.  We have discussed cutting off ESS access to Direct Deposit on Thurs...
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
01/09/2015 5:00 PM
1 Replies and 1312 Views Seeking method to mass adjust accrual dates  1312  1 Started by  Kelci It could be that I'm spoiled by Oracle, which is the primary HRIS run by my company, but I simply do not get the way Lawson accruals work.  As an example, I'll use the most recent paycheck, paid today (1/9/15) for the pay period of 12/21/14 - 1/3/15.  Some people's accruals from this check post with a December date, and others post with a January date.  Is there a way to standardize the accrual post date so that they all just post to the same date, preferably the pay date
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
01/09/2015 9:30 AM
10 Replies and 2680 Views 2014 Payroll Year End PR299  2680  10 Started by  Deleted User We applied the 2014 Payroll Year End initial download.  I compared the EFW2512 file I created before the bulletin was applied to the EFW2512 file created after it was applied.  The RE company header records are all missing the notification email address (starts in position 279). Infor says that they cannot duplicate the issue, although I am on the current PR299PD version.  Has anyone else noticed this issue
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
01/08/2015 9:48 AM
2 Replies and 1628 Views HSA set up with direct deposit  1628  2 Started by  Bekki We will be implementing medical plans that have HSA's for the first time effective 1/1/15.  How have others set the HSA piece up  I've seen some set them up under the HL code and others set them up under RS code.  Which is the best  Any information would be appreciate. Also, our vendor is requiring the money to be set up via direct deposit.  So the employee will have to go set up a bank account and we will send the HSA to that account  Where can we set up...
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by  Pamela BrattleafJump to last post
01/08/2015 9:20 AM
3 Replies and 1515 Views BN32 Changes  1515  3 Started by  Mary Porter I saw a few older posts regarding using a HK field in order for BN32 changes to work - but I found a BN32 addin on the Infor site that doesn't include an HK - it uses these fields:   BEN-COMPANY BEN-EMPLOYEE ENROLLMENT-DATE LINE-FC1 BEN-PLAN-TYPE1 BEN-PLAN-CODE1 BEN-START-DATE1 BEN-STOP-DATE1 BEN-COV-OPTION1 BEN-MULTIPLE1 BEN...
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
01/06/2015 1:30 PM
2 Replies and 2747 Views Alternative to BSI TaxFactory  2747  2 Started by  Moe Afram After a horrible experience upgrading to BSI TaxFactory 10 and even worse customer service in troubleshooting our BSI issues, we are wondering if anyone has found any alternatives to BSI TF that have the same functionality and integration with Lawson  
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by  JimYJump to last post
01/06/2015 8:21 AM
0 Replies and 1327 Views IRS Lock-In Letter (PR14.2 vs PR13)  1327  0 Started by  Karen Ploof We found that when we add a lock-in letter for an employee on PR14.2, it changes the of exemptions on PR13.  And if we change the exemptions on PR13, it updated the value on PR14.2. My belief is that we should be able to have an employee whose lock-in letter specifies 10 exemptions, submit a W-4 for 6 exemptions and be in compliance. What am I missing that is making Infor force the exemptions on PR13 and PR14.2 match   Karen
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01/05/2015 3:21 PM
6 Replies and 1663 Views HR Groups - date into group and date out of group  1663  6 Started by  Karen Ploof Is there a file that stores the date an employee was added to a group and/or when they dropped out of a group  I'm thinking specifically of benefit groups, looking for a way to list the employees who became benefits eligible, or were eligible and became ineligible, during the past week.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/05/2015 9:36 AM
7 Replies and 3312 Views Automatically end PR12 and PR14 when employee terminates  3312  7 Started by  LeslieG When an employee leaves our company we would like to automatically shut off their ACH (PR12) and end their 401k, 403(b), 457 deductions.   Is there a Lawson standard way to do this, or do we need run PR514 (for deductions) and PR512 (ACH direct deposit) to end date these records
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by  LorenaJump to last post
01/02/2015 12:52 PM
6 Replies and 2310 Views Open Enrollment - BN32 Stop Dates  2310  6 Started by  irish3782 I was just wondering if there was any way to stop having an end date placed on the BN32 when someone elects benefits through open enrollment.  We are set up as 'pending' as we let our employees make changes throughout the whole open enrollment. 
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by  ChrisJump to last post
01/02/2015 11:17 AM
6 Replies and 2059 Views PGEMPLOYEE - Employee Groups Not Populating  2059  6 Started by  Orlando Gray NEWB here. Back in November we ran into an issue adding new Employees in Lawson. When employees were added to one of our companies (Company 10) in HR11, they were no longer being added to any employee groups. All employees hired are generally added to quite a few employee groups. This began happening in the middle of the day on a Monday. We tried recompling HR11 and HR55 but that did not help. We then ran HR155 for one group and it added the group to three of the new employees that had prev...
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by  Orlando GrayJump to last post
12/30/2014 5:32 PM
0 Replies and 1251 Views 401k Company only plan  1251  0 Started by  Mary Porter I have to set up a plan for employer only contributions to a 401k plan. it's a percent of wages but has an age band so I can't just make it a deduction unless we manually change the amount every time there's a birthday that changes an employee band, but I'd like to be able to use BN102 to manage that so that's why I want to put it in a BN15. Has anyone got anything like this setup If so are you willing to share your setup
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12/19/2014 1:12 PM
1 Replies and 1177 Views Cycle Based Accruals and Total FTE Factor  1177  1 Started by  Dave84981 Hello, We have accruals based on Total FTE as a Factor in the calculation.  When we run LP 140 to update available hours, the accruals are based on Total FTE.  Is there a way to date stamp the FTE so that if we are running LP140 in December for the November accruals, the FTE from November would be used to calculate the accruals instead of the FTE of the employee in December Currently it is picking up the FTE in December even if the LP 140 is run through 11/30. Any advice woul...
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by  ChescaJump to last post
12/16/2014 3:06 PM
2 Replies and 1059 Views 401k Deferral change file  1059  2 Started by  Mary Porter Is anyone willing to share how you bring in your changes from the vendor file Add-ins or BN531 And then how do you subsequently manage the match limits From my experience, the correct limit for the new deduction that was created based on the deferral change has to be manually calculated based upon ytd on the deduction, but there must be a better way. Thank you for any knowledge that you are willing to share.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
12/16/2014 2:24 PM
1 Replies and 776 Views BSI 10 Payment overrides  776  1 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please tell me I am missing something.  I am trying to load new payment overrides for 2015 for our DC plans and do not see drop down boxes to select Authority, Tax Type, etc.  Does anyone know where they are   Thanks for your help.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
12/11/2014 11:39 AM
12 Replies and 1323 Views Delete PA03 records  1323  12 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone done this with add-ins I'm trying to delete many records from PA03 via add-ins and I must be missing a field. I am using company, position, effective date, fc=D, field number and Change Only, and it says it ran but no message under results and the record has not been deleted. Appreciate any help I can get. Thanks!
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
12/09/2014 11:54 AM
4 Replies and 3251 Views BSI TF10 tfloader Provisional license message  3251  4 Started by  Moe Afram We are attempting to install BSI TF10 in our production environment (installing in TEST was a bear to say the least with the little guidance and poorly written documentation BSI provided). All steps seem to have worked fine, however when we installed the BSI TF10 Master Tax Data file using the tfloader command, we received the following message: tfloader.c:GetClientDataSet: 1124 - A PROVISIONAL LICENSE HAS BEEN INSTALLED FOR HOST: DCHERP0900F74E414C00.  THE PROVISIONAL LICENSE WILL EXPIRE...
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by  Moe AframJump to last post
12/05/2014 12:13 PM
2 Replies and 1165 Views Cap annual usage  1165  2 Started by  Michael Hello, An employee can accrual more than he can use in a year. How do I set up a rule that limits an employee to where they can only record X amount of sick or vacation, etc a year   thank you in advance.  
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by  SamanthaLevyJump to last post
12/03/2014 4:13 PM
4 Replies and 877 Views We are having a problem with the Unemployment taxing correctly for each taxable EIN. We have some Taxable and some non profit  877  4 Started by  Margie Gyurisin I am creating a new topic to repond to this so it doesn't confuse others.   The question was  We are having a problem with the Unemployment taxing correctly for each taxable EIN. We have some Taxable and some non profit   My answer is Do you have seperate BSI Companies set up for you process levels where necessary
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
12/02/2014 2:56 PM
2 Replies and 1462 Views PR295 Hours Missing  1462  2 Started by  Justin Roberts I am trying to get hours to show on the PR295.  Currently all hours are reflected as 0.00, so we assumed it was because the PR197 was deleting the time records.  I'm told the close process was tested without checking the delete time records flag, but the hours still did not appear.  Any suggestions Thanks in advance!
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
12/02/2014 11:10 AM
0 Replies and 808 Views Head Process Level  808  0 Started by  sleow   If you are using the Head process level would you be willing to share your set up with us We are trying to have two head process levels.  It does not look like this can be done.  We have 4 PL's that are non profit and 3 that are taxable.  Has anyone been able to build Lawson so the Unemployment taxes come out for the taxable enities    
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12/02/2014 9:22 AM
1 Replies and 818 Views Changing EIN/Head PL  818  1 Started by  Jason Beard My client is acquiring a company that is running Lawson, we need to maintain their current Company/PL setup for purposes of benefits/PA and downstream/upstream integration points however we also need to change the EIN under which the employees are working/rolling up for W2 purposes.  Currently there are 15 PL's rolling up to 1 Head PL (PR09) and another 4 PL's rolling to another Head PL, so 2 EIN's.  I've created a new PL, flagged it as independent and gone to PR09 and deleted the rela...
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by  sleowJump to last post
12/02/2014 8:55 AM
4 Replies and 2584 Views LP31 dates  2584  4 Started by  Sandy K Hi, I have searched and searched for additional documentation on LP31 dates.  The user guide does not go into detail and the field help is not helping.  I would appreciate any help you can give me. Thank you! Sandy
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by  Mark PetereitJump to last post
12/01/2014 7:01 AM
1 Replies and 1471 Views Charging Employee Benefits  1471  1 Started by  Laurie2014 Hi, Is there a way in Lawson to charge the employee's benefit premium (Health/Dental) to their home cost center For the employee recovery as well, we had to map this to 1 cost center, then run a PR295 to allocate this to the employee's home cost center. For our phycian based practices, we prefer to charge all the benefits to the employee's home cost center. Thanks!
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
11/26/2014 6:17 PM
4 Replies and 1579 Views PR35.2 PG (Process Group)  1579  4 Started by  Mary Porter We have to pay someone for 3 pay periods in one check. Payroll is trying to use the PG field/function on PR35.2 to group the separate pay period's time records together so that they won't be lumped together for tax purposes, but it isn't working. Is there some other way to do this Or do they have to cut manuals for the previous two pay periods
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
11/25/2014 6:49 PM
0 Replies and 1308 Views LWSN Payroll...No LWSN AP - Garnishments  1308  0 Started by  mcarlson Does anybody out there use the subset of AP and the interface file out of Lawson Payroll to a non Lawson AP to generate Garnishment checks We are looking at just using the APCINVOICE file generated by the PR198 to send to our JDE AP for the generation of payments.   Having just the subset of AP, we seem to be getting in a viscous cycle of going nowhere with the AP setup.   My thought was that we need an AP company and the ability to setup some vendor records.    Anybody ...
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11/21/2014 10:24 AM
1 Replies and 1123 Views BN105  1123  1 Started by  Trish The BN105 was run prior to loading Open Enrollment Records...what options are avaiable to us to correct this
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
11/19/2014 9:20 AM
4 Replies and 1105 Views benefit contribution rate both percent and flat amt  1105  4 Started by  Jenny Rodriguez benefit contribution set up when employee pays both percent of salary and flat amount Just wondering if this is possible and if anyone can help with the setup.  
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by  Jenny RodriguezJump to last post
11/17/2014 1:41 PM
0 Replies and 1414 Views LP Absence Management-Feedback  1414  0 Started by  Deleted User I was wondering how many other organizations use LP application  If so, How many plans do you operate Do you have a set up for accruals and allotment What jobs do you run for the LP process How often do you run the jobs Do you have any jobs set up to run automatically Have you had any problems with the LP application if so what problems Have you had any success with the LP application if so what are the success  Who runs the LP jobs Did you have an consultant come ...
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11/14/2014 2:56 PM
2 Replies and 1172 Views Employee Groups - how many ways to use?  1172  2 Started by  jph826 I've read in various forums where some companies use hundreds of employee groups.  We are on version 9.0.1 and use them for benefit plans,  accruals, standard time records and a few for grouping jobs.  I'm wondering if there are other uses of employee groups that we might be missing out on.  I would appreciate hearing from others on how they use groups, especially hundreds of them!  Thank you
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
11/13/2014 7:48 AM
2 Replies and 1235 Views LP accrual limit - a better understanding  1235  2 Started by  jph826 We set up our LP plans several years ago, so I'm a bit fuzzy on setting up something new, so this is a little rambling with lots of questions.  Currently, our PTO plan has a limit of 300 hours.  Employee can exceed the 300 hour balance until the first of a new year when we reset it back to 300.  We would like to change the plan to a limit of 300 hours at any time.  In other words, when the employee reaches the max of 300 hours balance, they will not accrue until the bala...
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by  jph826Jump to last post
11/13/2014 6:45 AM
1 Replies and 1462 Views Is Anyone Using Position Control (PA70)  1462  1 Started by  agervais We'd be interested in talking to anyone who has set up (or attempted to set up) position control so that requisitions are checked against the PA70 budget.  In particular, we'd like to know...   1) Do you have unique positions by employee or by role 2) Do you use MSS and Lawson requisitions (PA42) 3) Do you interface with any other third party recruitment system (i.e. Position Manager / HealthCare Source)   Thank you, Annette 603-6632608
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
11/05/2014 4:30 PM
1 Replies and 912 Views 27 payroll periods  912  1 Started by  Tom F We're looking for a way to not have any time accruals on that last payroll for any of the absence plans affected by the 27th pay period.   We could make a manual adjustment on each person's balances,  but that seems like the worst possible solution and the last balance printed on their checks would be incorrect.   Does anyone have any ideas how we could accomplish this   Thanks!
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
11/04/2014 10:23 AM
2 Replies and 800 Views Emergency Contacts tab in ESS  800  2 Started by  Chesca Hello, how can I turn off the Emergency Contacts tab in ESS Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
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by  ChescaJump to last post
11/04/2014 9:07 AM
5 Replies and 1322 Views Electronic W-2's  1322  5 Started by  Kristin Sherwood Does anyone offer Electronic W-2's to their employee's  If so do you offer them to terminated employees  What time of year do you obtain the consent from employees
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by  SherryWJump to last post
11/03/2014 6:32 AM
1 Replies and 1081 Views 27 Pay period Open Enrollment - No New Plans  1081  1 Started by  mmpaloma Hi Everyone,  We are in the midst of opening our Open Enrollment and ran into a snag with the 27 pay periods.  We have already updated the pay frequency tables in BN15 to reflect 27 pay periods and ran BN104 with an effective date of 1/1/2015 to pick up the amount of pay periods.  When I go in to BN32 I can see that the new rates took. However in my OE process, it is still picking up the 26 pay period rates.  Is there any step that I'm missing for it to take the 27 pay pe...
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
10/30/2014 9:49 PM
2 Replies and 813 Views Wage Expense Account Names/Descriptions  813  2 Started by  Robby I need the account names for the payroll wage expense accounts (PRDISTRIB). Example: Go to PR20.4, Accounts Tab and you can see 'REGULAR WAGES' for account number 601999 (or whatever ). Supposedly this is 'DESCRIPTION' in the GLMASTER table, but I cannot find this field when I dump that table with a Crystal query. H E L P !!! I think I've looked everywhere......  
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by  RobbyJump to last post
10/30/2014 11:44 AM
3 Replies and 1402 Views Setting up a Roth 401K  1402  3 Started by  Nitsa Kazianis We are in the process of setting up a Roth 401K plan. We currently have a regular 401K. There is a combined limit of 3.50 on the Matched Employer contributions. When entering this into Lawson it’s treating them independently. We need the system to look at them together. Does anyone know how we would set this up in Lawson  Example: 2 (401K) – Employer Matched Contribution = 1.5 2 (Roth 401K) – Employer Matched Contribution = 1 (The system is calculating this...
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by  Nitsa KazianisJump to last post
10/30/2014 8:58 AM
2 Replies and 937 Views Electronic W-2 Placement in ESS  937  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin If you have electronic w-2s, where did you place the link inside of Lawson S3 Employee Self Service  We would like to direct employees to ESS to get their W-2s.   Thanks for your responses.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
10/30/2014 5:45 AM
1 Replies and 787 Views Garnishment  787  1 Started by  JasonBender Wanted to get an idea of what other companies do when employee wage garnishments are mailed to the courts or creditor Like do you all fill out a wage garnishment worksheet (i.e. SF-329C) that details gross pay, taxes taken out, disposable pay, and how your payroll came out with the amount of the check. Then send a copy of this information along with the check. Thanks for spending your time reading my message. Thanks Jason
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by  JasonBenderJump to last post
10/30/2014 5:41 AM
2 Replies and 870 Views 401(k) set up Match Percent Schedule  870  2 Started by  Kchan Currently, our Contribution Type on BN15.1 is 6 Match Limit Schedule. When I change it to 7 Match Percent Schedule, Lawson does not allow me. It gives me the message: 'Cannot change coverage or contribution type; benefits exist.' Do you know how to go about changing the contribution type Thanks!
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by  KchanJump to last post
10/29/2014 3:43 PM
3 Replies and 876 Views employee changes- HRHISTORY  876  3 Started by  Chesca I am writing a custom program and I need to determine if an employee had any FTE, Standard hours, annual hours, union code changes prior to a pay period being processed. HR told me to look in the PAEMPOS table but I don't see anything in there or a flag that can identify the exact field that was changed. I can see an effective date that could have been for status change, pay rate change, FTE, etc. Should I bee looking in HRHISTORY instead 
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by  jaherbJump to last post
10/29/2014 2:58 PM
7 Replies and 1662 Views PA100 going into Recovery  1662  7 Started by  Deleted User We have been having PA100 go into recovery almost daily for  a couple of months.  We have been working iwth Lawson Support, but so far none of us have found the cause yet.  It does not go into recovery every tiem,  it does not go into recovery every time for a specific action, although it 'seems' like if it goes into recovery it is on three specific actions.  We've recompiled, rebuilt indexes, checked bsi (although I believe Lawson support thinks there is an Oracle issue...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
10/28/2014 7:57 PM
5 Replies and 3832 Views ESS/MSS setup guide  3832  5 Started by  brunot Does anyone have the Lawson ESS/MSS setup guide or a similar year-end checklist We are rolling out online annual enrollment next week and we're looking for steps to update all benefits and payroll in the application. Thank you! Bruno
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by  AndreaJump to last post
10/26/2014 11:31 AM
1 Replies and 1512 Views Open Enrollment  1512  1 Started by  Michi Hi Everyone, We have just inherited the process of setting up our Open Enrollment in Lawson. We know that we will have to change the rates in the BN screens to update the rates for our groups and update the BS screens to set the parameters for the ess portal - however can anyone provide guidance as to the order we should approach or a checklist of action items that need to be taken In addition, our open enrollment this year is passive. Has anyone done this before Is there are way to carr...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
10/24/2014 1:17 PM
0 Replies and 1006 Views ESS Direct Deposit with role-based security  1006  0 Started by  Marsha DeMaria We have rolled out ESS direct deposit to a small group of employees and it works for laua users but not for role-based users.  Does anyone have a list of the exact tables and tokens that the user needs access to in order for direct deposit updates to work  So far we think BANKFILE, EMACHDEPST, EMPLOYEE, PREMPBANK, PRSYSTEM, and maybe EMSTATUS  We know PR12.1 and HR11.1 (for the auto deposit update) are needed.  But we must be missing something in the role-based setup and ar...
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10/16/2014 12:26 PM
0 Replies and 850 Views Work Eligibility Tab  850  0 Started by  Beate Hughes-Brown What is the bottom half of the work eligibility tab used for  We seem to have all documents listed in Doc 1 and Doc 2. 
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10/16/2014 9:14 AM
2 Replies and 4221 Views Access Employee Self Service from mobile device  4221  2 Started by  Lorena Hi, We are on EMSS version 10.0.4  (Lawson app 9.0.1) and our company wants to access Employee self Service from a mobile device (phone/tablet). We do not like the Lawson ESS Mobile app. It does not provide a full version of EMSS. We heard that upgrading to Infor 10x will give us that capability but we could not find anyone that it is using it. Was someone able to access EMSS from a phone or tablet in any version of EMSS or Lawson app Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lor...
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
10/15/2014 3:09 PM
6 Replies and 1478 Views 401k Company Match Schedule on BN15  1478  6 Started by  Kchan Hello! We're trying to set up a plan schedule where the Company matches 100 of employee's 401(k) contributions up to 3, and then matches 50 of employee's contributions up to 5. Has anyone done this Or, does anyone have advice on how we can set this up Thanks!
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by  KchanJump to last post
10/10/2014 3:36 PM
1 Replies and 1898 Views Implementation of Infor Lawson S3 HR/PR  1898  1 Started by  Gary Ronsman We are a current mainframe INFOR customer that has made a decision to implement Infor Lawson S3 Payroll and HR modules (HR mostly for the Benefits piece).  We are very close to kicking off the project.  Since this technology is new to us, I'm looking for anyone that would be willing to spend 15 minutes on any advice/guidance on implementation strategy in terms of; consultants (we never used them before so how much and where), training classes, implementation&nb...
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by  Gary RonsmanJump to last post
10/09/2014 9:03 AM
4 Replies and 1489 Views Supplemental Life Age Reduction  1489  4 Started by  Mary Porter Anyone have a solution for setting up a supplemental life plan with a 50 coverage reduction at age 70 Do you just create a second plan for over age 70
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/07/2014 2:40 PM
0 Replies and 748 Views BN325 ER 31437  748  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please vote for enhancement request number    31437           Text of request is Please add process level and employee group as parameters to the BN325.  We want to use this report to audit employees when tracking FT employees for ACA to ensure we have offered employees coverage.   Thanks.
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10/07/2014 12:30 PM
1 Replies and 1109 Views HR 105 Previous Value  1109  1 Started by  Law123 I am new to using the HR 105 to track employee address changes. While reviewing the HR 105 report, I noticed that in some cases the previous value is populated, but in other cases it is blank. Except for new employees, I believe there should always be a previous value, but I'm not sure why it is blank is some cases. For example, for one employee, the only line on the HR 105 is for 'Address Line 1' Previous Value:  ( Blank ) New Value:  123 Main Street In other cases, I'll see...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
10/06/2014 4:40 PM
0 Replies and 1948 Views LP Allotment Vaction/Time Off Program  1948  0 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone set up their vacation/time off program as an allotment in Lawson. We currently have our set up as accrual for hourly employees and annual allotment for salary employees. We are having issues with LP145 with the recalculations of the FTE changes that happen with our salary employees, LP102 with date changes in HR11 and LP140. The problems are the LP145 is working on adjusting the FTE changes but it is adding a new month of allotment for some employees which I do not want it to do. L...
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10/06/2014 8:59 AM
0 Replies and 1101 Views 401k deduction and 401K Roth deduction  1101  0 Started by  Joann F. Anyone facing this situation where the employee will have a pretax 401k and aftertax 401k Roth deduction and the company limit looks at both deductions combined to determine the match  Note the deductions are taken at the same time but different deduction codes. We do not use Lawson Benefits module  
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10/03/2014 3:46 PM
0 Replies and 1122 Views PR00 Asterisk disappearing  1122  0 Started by  Bernie R We run 2 PR140 jobs with the process level option for independent process levels.  We run 1 PR140 job for our dependent process levels using processing group.  We can verify that the PR160 jobs for both independent process levels completed successfully.  During the last 2 payrolls, when we check PR00 for the independent process levels PR140 and PR160 show all asterisks.  When we are ready to run PR197 for one of the independent process levels the next day, the PR160...
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10/02/2014 11:00 AM
0 Replies and 1065 Views Printed Benefits Enrollment Confirmations  1065  0 Started by  TBonney Has anyone made customizations or know how to suppress the 'Print' button displayed at the end of the benefits enrollment process within ESS Because we have public kiosks at which employees can do their benefits enrollments, our HR department does not want employees to be able to print the elections confirmation. They fear the potential of employees leaving the printed information at the printers. Their concern is, in part, due to liability issues that may arise if employees l...
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10/02/2014 9:36 AM
1 Replies and 1548 Views HR06 Error Message - Cannot inactivate; active Time Records exist  1548  1 Started by  Mike I went to HR06 today to inactivate a job code we are no longer using. However, when I changed the Status field from 'A' to 'I' and clicked Change, I got an error message reading 'Cannot inactivate; active Time Records exist' and was unable to proceed. Has anybody else ever received this message, and if so how did you navigate around it Thanks!
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by  jaherbJump to last post
09/25/2014 10:25 AM
0 Replies and 1114 Views XMIT in PA52.3  1114  0 Started by  electricalbox Excuse my ignorance with the system, but what can I do in PA52.3 to rid myself of the 'must inquire before using this function code' I've already formatted and entered in the HK field, but the problem is unlike other PA52 areas there is no _f4,XMIT-HREMP-BLOCK.  I just have XMIT-Curr & XMIT-ACT-EXISTS Thank you for your help
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09/25/2014 9:47 AM
0 Replies and 1098 Views United Way One-Time Gifts  1098  0 Started by  TBonney I know we can gather data on 'standardized' payroll deductions for United Way gifts that are deducted from payroll, either via PR14 or PR39. However, we are wondering how other organizations handle (and track) those one-time gifts that are not deducted from payroll. We have numerous employees who prefer to do a one-time gift either by cash or check, rather than have their gift collected via payroll deduction. Therefore, tracking of these contributions is presently done manually via an ...
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09/18/2014 8:01 AM
8 Replies and 1224 Views CTP Patching  1224  8 Started by  Akwasi Hello, Our Lawson is on a windows platform and the version is I am trying how to find the last patches applied to the test server. Can anybody help me with it
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
09/15/2014 1:07 PM
1 Replies and 738 Views DB Plan accruing contribution beyond Annual Comp Max  738  1 Started by  JEppich We have a DB Plan that accrues contributions based upon a percentage of compensation.  However, even though we have the Annual Limits set up on BN12.1, the plan continues to accrue contributions beyond the annual compensation limit.  Does anyone know if there is something we might be missing in the plan setup to account for this issue  Nothing seems obvious and there is a lot of documentation around DC Plan limits but very little around DB Plans.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
09/12/2014 12:32 PM
4 Replies and 832 Views EMSS Tax Change - Exempt  832  4 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone re-coded the W4 in v to allow the employee to choose exempt on their W4 If so would you be willing to share your code It's an option in 10.0.2 but we aren't there yet.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
09/10/2014 12:57 PM
0 Replies and 813 Views EMSS display of reimbursements on paychecks  813  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin please vote for this enhancement 31349 on the customer communities site under Infor Human Resource Management.   The url is:   Thanks.
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09/09/2014 5:07 PM
8 Replies and 2614 Views Adding Same-Sex Spouses & State Tax Implications  2614  8 Started by  RBH We are extending benefit coverage to same sex spouses, starting effective 1/1/2014. The Feds have announced that same sex spouses are to receive the same favorable tax treatment for plan premiums, so we don't have to do the whole after-tax portion of the premium and the imputed income. However, we are in Kentucky, a state that doesn't recognize same-sex marriages, so we could be looking at a situation where we would treat the same sex spouse portion of the premium as pre-tax for federal taxe...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
09/08/2014 8:11 PM
1 Replies and 1801 Views PA52.1 - Grade Not Found In Schedule Error  1801  1 Started by  Cirias We have just closed out a project which saw all of our employees globally receive a Schedule and Grade (previously only our US-based employees had these populated). We have made the new schedules in PA95 effective 01-JUN-2014, same with HR06 job codes. However, when we now try to process any PA52.1 action (even those not tied to PA02) effective prior to 01-JUN-2014, we are receiving the error: 'Grade Not Found In Schedule'. I have more than a sneaking suspicion that this is directly related t...
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
09/05/2014 8:28 PM
0 Replies and 932 Views PA49 Enhancement Request Vote solicitation  932  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please vote for enhancement 31336 in the Infor Human Resource Management section of Customer communities.   Thanks.   The link is:   Business Case: When selecting the status of '2' in process for a test, we can not have a status as of date that is less than the scheduled date. Rcv msg Status as of date must be >= scheduled date. We can have a status as of date less than schedule...
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09/04/2014 1:13 PM
0 Replies and 1088 Views Override Pay Cycles  1088  0 Started by  Jennifer Burke We are in the process of testing new plans in Absence Management.  We want to test accruals and make sure employees are moving to the correct accrual ammount based on the pay cycle they are on. Is there a way to override an employee's pay cycle for the purpose of testing accruals Please email me at as I can't figure out how to update my email address on this site.  :) Thanks!!! Jen
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09/04/2014 8:48 AM
0 Replies and 909 Views Absence Management closed  909  0 Started by  Chesca We run LP140 and LP197 accidently for pay period ending date 9/3/2014. We didn't have any time records so it didn't create any accruals. Could we rerun LP140 and Lp197 even though we close absence management
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09/03/2014 3:27 PM
6 Replies and 2125 Views Looking for Best Practice information  2125  6 Started by  Neal Cooper in a multiple subsidiary company, how do you treat your subsidiaries as departments or separate companies Has anyone set up a non-payroll company to track vendors or volunteers  How has that experience been In your job code table, do you attach a pay table or pay grade or override and attach a specific pay range to that job code What logic do you use to build your job/position codes Any detail you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
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by  Jen RJump to last post
09/03/2014 2:54 PM
0 Replies and 700 Views Same Gender Taxation  700  0 Started by  Kelly H We are in the process of looking at offering same gender health benefits.  If the couple is not legally married then we will be taxing the premium.  However we are not sure how to set it up and have some of questions. is there anyone who has done this recently that would be willing to discuss this with HRIS analysts who are setting it up  Also can you tell me how you determined taxable contribution amount  We are looking at using COBRA premium.  But ar...
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09/03/2014 1:21 PM
3 Replies and 1040 Views PA52 new value is the same as previous value  1040  3 Started by  Wanda I need to know a way to update the action with the same value for each year if applicable.  Please help.
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by  WandaJump to last post
08/22/2014 5:30 AM
6 Replies and 1539 Views Press OK to continue...  1539  6 Started by  Dave Williams I have 54 Benefit records (HL,DN,EL) with incorrect Stop dates entered into LAWSON. I created a BN32 upload to change the Stop Dates to their correct values I am sending an 'S'top as the Function Code and am receiving the error: Warning:Deduction stop date exist; Press OK to continue _f49r0 Is there a way to effectively 'Send an 'OK' command from within my upload If not, how do I change (correct) Benef...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
08/17/2014 6:09 PM
2 Replies and 1535 Views LP64 Absence Balance - Extra Accrual  1535  2 Started by  Kelci Hi everyone, I'm stumped with this one, so I'm hoping someone out there can point me in the right direction!  Our employees are on accrual vacation and PTO plans that reset each January 1st and carryover balances are created.  For one of our smaller employee groups, the LP64 balance isn't lining up with the balance when we manually calculate it via the LP264 - the LP64 is exactly one accrual higher than we would expect.  I'm running the LP264 from 1/1 to present for all trans...
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by  KelciJump to last post
08/13/2014 12:50 PM
1 Replies and 1356 Views Multiple Veteran Codes  1356  1 Started by  RachelM Per the gov't guidelines, I am to capture and report on every veteran code an employee provides to me.  Unfortunately, HR11 > Veteran field allows for just one selection.  If an employee states that they're Recently Separated and a Disabled Veteran, I need to collect and report on both instances for the VETS-100A.  How are you doing that since Lawson allows for a single selection We don't want to create various selections with the User Fields because it won't update the VETS-1...
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by  BekkiJump to last post
08/05/2014 3:12 PM
0 Replies and 1030 Views vacation buy after tax  1030  0 Started by  Bekki We are planning on making our vacation buy plan after tax this year so that it can be rolled into the following year.  So it's not an accounting nightmare with all the reconciliations at the end of the year. Has anyone been successful at setting up vacation buy as an after-tax benefit  Any advice on how you did it, would be helpful. 
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08/05/2014 2:59 PM
1 Replies and 10639 Views HRA  10639  1 Started by  Deleted User We are going to set up an HRA (Health Reimbursement Arrangement)plan which is company paid. These are for the traditional plans not the High Deductable plan. The company will be giving monies based on salary, if you not a smoker, etc. I am thinking employee groups for the eligibility but they will be various amounts depending on the incentives. Also, the amount will be given at the beginning of the year. Even though there is no employee deduction, the company would like ...
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by  Bernie RJump to last post
08/05/2014 10:11 AM
7 Replies and 1393 Views hr02 department - add manager?  1393  7 Started by  Mary Porter Looking for any suggestions on how to tie the Department Manager to the Department on HR02. Pondering adding a custom field but wondering if anyone has used User Analysis for that Department manager names in GLN_PERSON_RESP on GL20 aren't always maintained and aren't always correct. Appreciate any ideas.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
08/04/2014 1:11 PM
3 Replies and 1278 Views 401k reconciliation report  1278  3 Started by  scuba80 What would be the best payroll report to use for reconciling our 401k contribution extract  We currently use PR141 and have ran into issues.  Thanks - Mike
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by  GeriJump to last post
07/31/2014 3:21 PM
7 Replies and 1430 Views 403b deferrals stopping at annual comp limit & 457b incl in 401a17  1430  7 Started by  Geri 403(b) deferrals are being stopped once someone meets the annual compensation limit ($260k in 2014) BEFORE someone meets the 402(g) limit. Our company has opened a ticket to Lawson but I'm wondering if this is something we can override or fix in the setup so we don't have to wait for our ticket to receive a response. On a related note, employees with 457 are having that shut off once their combined 403(b), 401(a) & 457(b) contributions reach 401(a)(17) ($52k in 2014). 457(b) should not be i...
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by  GeriJump to last post
07/31/2014 3:03 PM
2 Replies and 1599 Views ESS Time Entry  1599  2 Started by  Bekki We are looking at implementing ESS Time Entry.  I'm a little confused on the time records after the supv has approved the pay period.  What happens if the employee forgot to enter time such as overtime and the supv already approved the time  How does it get entered  What if the employee enters Vacation time, but it should be Sick time.  How are these corrections done in ESS Time Entry I've also noticed that HS535 changes the status of the r...
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by  Terry PJump to last post
07/25/2014 5:25 PM
7 Replies and 3041 Views Adding multiple hosts to Connect to server dialog  3041  7 Started by  Saran I am new to Lawson and needs a simple question answered about Lawson Interface/Insight desktop (LID) terminal window. I am posting it here as I cannot seem to find a better place for this question. I got the need to connect to multiple Lawson servers from LID terminal and am tired of typing it in every single time or cutting and pasting host name. When the 'phone receiver' icon is pressed from LID terminal to connect to a host, I get the dialog shown below. I just need to understand how to co...
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by  M.J.Jump to last post
07/24/2014 12:04 PM
8 Replies and 3014 Views Must inquire before using this function code (_f0)  3014  8 Started by  Dave Williams I recently wrote my 1st Upload file and I can't get it to work.  I keep getting the error: 'Must inquire before using this function code (_f0)”  I have searched this Forum and saw 2-3 postings on thgis same issue and tried to apply the answers to my situation but, to no avail.  I understand that it most likely is due to a Hidden Key issue, probably with the LINE-FC  I currently have the following Hidden Keys mapped: (H),_f9,ORIG-COMPANY (H),_f10,ORIG-EMPLOYEE (H),...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/22/2014 10:17 AM
1 Replies and 991 Views ESS Printed Payment with Shift Diff  991  1 Started by  JanaR We are in healthcare with diffs and several types of incentive pay.  Currently ESS Printed Payment the Pay Summary Group  Base Rate and Pay Sum Group Pay Period Wage. We found the an option to display the calculated rate (baseshift diff) but that is not the level of transparceny our organization is seeking.  We want to see on seperate lines for base wages and shift diffs. Hours Base Rate on one line then Hours Diff on ano...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
07/21/2014 3:46 PM
5 Replies and 5747 Views Is anyone using an outside vendor’s Benefits Enrollment System for Annual Enrollment  5747  5 Started by  agersh Our HR Department is considering using an outside vendor’s web-based benefits enrollment system for annual enrollment.   I have been asked to determine which Lawson conversion file layouts would be needed in order for an outside vendor to provide the required files to upload the employee annual benefit enrollment elections and any demographic information changes to our Lawson system. So far I have determined that the outside vendor would need to provide the employee's benefit e...
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by  dtraceyJump to last post
07/21/2014 1:06 PM
2 Replies and 1264 Views ER Vote Request - Error when EE changes RS plan via ESS and load via BN531  1264  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please vote for Enhancement Request 31168 to address this issue we are having. I opened the ER at the request of the GSC. If you have an alternate solution, let me know. Thanks. When an employee elects to change their RS plan in ESS after a life event, we receive errors on the BN531 when attempting to update the record. Steps to recreate: Enroll in RS plan for current year. Do a life event in ESS where you pend the records and make a change to your RS election. Run BS531 to extra...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
07/14/2014 1:52 PM
15 Replies and 2296 Views Smoker Flag Collection  2296  15 Started by  vc727 We offer employees a discount on their health premium if they are a non smoker. Is there a way to capture smoker flags in the annual benefit enrollment  
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by  DaniJump to last post
07/03/2014 10:52 AM
5 Replies and 905 Views Last Dept Description record  905  5 Started by  lmackin I'm running a crystal report and pulling in Department description. In some cases their are multiple records coming over due to changes within the departmement code. How do I only pull the last record
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
07/03/2014 7:15 AM
1 Replies and 936 Views Calculating Partial Salaries  936  1 Started by  amal.b Our employees are paid once at the end of the month, but we have new joiners starting  in the middle of the month. Currently, we calculate partial monthly payments on an excel sheet and then upload them on PR36 just before we run payroll. Is there a way to set it up so the partial caluclations are done automatically
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by  amal.bJump to last post
07/01/2014 8:43 AM
2 Replies and 714 Views Must specify after-tax or pre-tax (_f16r0)  714  2 Started by  Dave Williams We have been running an AddIn on BN31 for years with no problem until today.  All of our Health elections are returning the error 'Must specify after-tax or pre-tax (_f16r0) | Value not in list: &91;A, , -&93; (_f1)' We've never even had to supply _f16r0 before. Any ideas Thank, Dave
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by  Dave WilliamsJump to last post
07/01/2014 8:37 AM
4 Replies and 1272 Views Reason Descriptions in PA52  1272  4 Started by  Dave Williams I can not find the Table and Field that stores the Reason Description on PA52.1 or 52.5. When I do a Ctrl-Sht-O, LAWSON tells me it is 'PCT-Reason1'  I believe this is referring to Table PERSACTION (which does have a 'Reason_01' field in it BUT, I don't want the CODE, I want the Description that is linked to the CODE.  I have looked in PADICT and PADICT2 but don't see it there either. Anyone know where I can find the Descriptions Thanks, Dave Williams
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/30/2014 4:27 PM
1 Replies and 933 Views PR131 PR197 Enhancement Request Vote 31106  933  1 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Hello,   I put in an enhancement request 31106 with regard to the PR131.  PLease vote a 10 for it.   We are unable to rn the PR131 with the H - Historic option due to the way the records are stored via the PR197 in PRDISTRIB.  They are batched by pay period based on pay code instead of detail.  If we try to run it for a portion of a pay period not all records are selected.  The C or E options do not distribute the retro amount to the correct accounting units. ...
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by  aphillipsJump to last post
06/18/2014 4:11 PM
0 Replies and 1016 Views A 457 plan on ESS  1016  0 Started by  Kim Corpening We would like for our employees to be able to enroll, stop or update their 457 benefit via ESS. However, upon setting it up and doing some initial testing, it only partially works. If the employee is stopping the benefit or using a percentage, it works. If the employee puts in an annual amount, it is annualizing the amount again. Does anyone use ESS for 457 If so, can you share your setup with me Thanks in advance
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06/17/2014 12:19 PM
3 Replies and 1086 Views How to View Underlying XML  1086  3 Started by  Dave Williams I can't remember how to turn on a feature that allows me to see the underlying XML so I can see how the hidden keys are formated when running PA52.  I'm creating an Upload and I'm getting an error 'Must Inquire before using this feature.'.  I've been told that this error is usually related to not concatenanting the hidden key properly. Can anyone help me with either viewing the XML or some other method that will allow me to correct my upload file Thanks, Dave Williams
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by  Dave WilliamsJump to last post
06/16/2014 6:53 AM
1 Replies and 914 Views Looking for field Close Requisition on PA45  914  1 Started by  Donna I am not able to find the field on the screen PA45 that is displays the description Close Requisition. Thank you.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/12/2014 3:30 PM
0 Replies and 624 Views error when adding formula dates for hoiidays  624  0 Started by  Tom F I am trying to enter the date in 2015 when  a holiday should be made available to an employee and am getting an error that says  'Formula Detail Already Exists'.  But I can see no entry for that holiday for that date.  Any ideas how to resolve this or what I did to create the situation   Thanks!
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06/11/2014 8:26 AM
0 Replies and 782 Views BN100 not creating BN70 records  782  0 Started by  Joanne S The BN100 is not consistently creating BN70 records. I have multiple employees with the same action code, all moving from benefit eligible to non-benefit eligible.  The BN100 has no errors and shows the benefits stopped and the employees removed from the correct employee groups. .  The only difference in the employees are the different status codes they are moving to (all non-benefit eligible status codes).  Where in Lawson are the status codes linked to the different oc...
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06/10/2014 2:08 PM
2 Replies and 1427 Views Spousal Surcharge  1427  2 Started by  Fhessler Has anyone had to set up a spousal surcharge for their employee benefits If so, how did you set it up I'm fairly new to Lawson applications and I am trying to get a jump start for our open enrollment season in Feb.
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by  agershJump to last post
06/05/2014 2:24 PM
4 Replies and 1976 Views How Do I Track Re-Hire and Leave Dates?  1976  4 Started by  Dave Williams I am a relatively new HRIS ( 7/1/2000 - 6/30/2005    5 years        Hire Date 7/1/2000 7/1/2006-6/30/2011      5 Years        Adj Hire Date 7/1/2006 7/1/2012- Present         2 Years         I am aware of Anniversary Date and Seniority dates that can be used to capture and store...
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by  Dave WilliamsJump to last post
06/03/2014 11:56 AM
1 Replies and 3485 Views Disaster Recovery Plan for Payroll  3485  1 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli We have been asked to come up with a disaster recovery plan.  I would like to get an idea of what other users have in place.  We are looking at not only a back up plan for the data, but ways to be able to process a  payroll in the event of a disaster.  Thoughts, ideas
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by  RayJump to last post
06/02/2014 4:50 PM
0 Replies and 1148 Views Benefit already exists error message  1148  0 Started by  Kelly H We are trying to enroll someone in a plan between 5/3/14 and 5/10/14 and it wont let us - says they are already enrolled. I cannot find the enrollment anywhere.  There is no deduction record that already exists for that time period or a related one time deduction record. This is occurring both the employee’s dental and medical enrollment. Both plans were stopped 5/31/14 because of GL over ride changes due to changing EINs and restarted 6/1/14.  This was done by the BN100. ...
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06/02/2014 2:12 PM
0 Replies and 818 Views ESS bookmark linked to Powerpoint  818  0 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone ever set up a link to a powerpoint from an ESS bookmark I tried it but it opens it up as a zip file.
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05/30/2014 11:38 AM
7 Replies and 11036 Views Direct Deposit Description Required?  11036  7 Started by  Mary Porter This field (EAD-CHECK-DESC) shows as optional but it is actually required. Does anyone know why it is required and if there is a way to make it truly optional and/or default an entry in it
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
05/27/2014 2:51 PM
11 Replies and 1944 Views ESS screens  1944  11 Started by  Chesca Any idea if ESS could be customized My users want a link so that employees can click on it and take them to a fill-able form and create a csv file. I  have attached the ESS screen and forms.  Is this something feasible
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
05/23/2014 12:22 PM
0 Replies and 916 Views Global HR for 10x  916  0 Started by  Kent Jacobson Did you realize that you can move your current EMSS from S3 to GHR and take advantage of the new Employee Space, Manager Space and Benefit Space  This sets you up for the next generation of self service applications and delivers the new feature rich employee portal found in GHR.  Easily done as part of your upgrade to 10x
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05/22/2014 1:48 PM
3 Replies and 1074 Views Employee enrolled in absence plan  1074  3 Started by  Chesca Can anybody please let me  know what screen/file would tell me if an employee is inrolled in a absence management plan or structure
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
05/20/2014 8:04 AM
0 Replies and 738 Views 457 Plan Catch-up  738  0 Started by  BradF Anyone dealing with catch-up on the 457 Plan.  The catch-up can be the full derreal amount.  How do we set this up with BSI. I appreciate any help.
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05/19/2014 10:11 AM
1 Replies and 802 Views Upgrade from 8.0.3 to 10 (Payroll)  802  1 Started by  Vijay S We are currently On 8.0.3 for Payroll/Benefits version.We are planning to move to infor 10 for Payroll. Do we need to upgrade to 9.0.X first and then move on to 10, or can we directly move to 10 directly. What are the main things we need to take care of while doing this upgrade. We are also using ESS/MSS application Appreciate your suggestions.
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by  Kent JacobsonJump to last post
05/17/2014 11:30 AM
0 Replies and 993 Views Address Verification Service Integration into Lawson S3  993  0 Started by  Troy Thompson Hi Forum! This is my first post so please be gentle! Seriously though, my company is interested in improving the quality of employee data entered within MSS. To that end, we are having some issues with valid address entry. Given some of the new ADP payroll functionality rejects bad address information, we are researching the possibility of integrating with a 3rd party address verification service (at this point, we really like the USPS web service offering). Has anyone else done this before Can...
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05/15/2014 4:39 PM
3 Replies and 1239 Views LP53 records not deleted  1239  3 Started by  Chesca I put a ticket with Lawson and they are saying it's working as designed. If your employee's aren't in the particular Absence Plans they will not have LP53 cleared. You would have to manually delete the LP53 records. Is there a program that can delete these records or would we have to write a custom program to do so How is your organization handling this
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by  BrandonJump to last post
05/15/2014 10:13 AM
1 Replies and 1637 Views Workers Comp and OSHA data in lawson?  1637  1 Started by  MichelleW Our Employee Health Services department is asking that we look into tracking workers comp and OSHA data in lawson is anyone else currently doing this I am thinking this data would be in the pa90, any feed back would be great. Thanks
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by  DonnaJump to last post
05/14/2014 1:55 PM
5 Replies and 935 Views Online status and term forms  935  5 Started by  M.J. We have looked into using MSS for personnel actions but found them lacking quite a bit in what we want them to do and due to being hosted and not having the expertise in our enterprise to customize do not anticipate being able to use them.   Our I.T. department had created us a wonderful custom browser based application for manager to submit terms.  It pulls the info from Lawson, authenticates the users is the supervisor from the Lawson supervisor table, lets the manager selec...
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by  M.J.Jump to last post
05/13/2014 11:11 AM
0 Replies and 784 Views 401k Company Match Annual Limit  784  0 Started by  Kchan Hi! We are planning to introduce a new Employer Match Plan for Highly Comp Associates, as follows: Set a plan for an Annual Limit - $115,000, where Company matches 4, and then the excess of $115,000, Company will match 1. I would like to know, if this can be set up and if anyone has done this Thanks!
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05/12/2014 6:49 PM
11 Replies and 1253 Views Implementing positions  1253  11 Started by  Anthony We are planning to implement positions in Infor 10 later this year, but we have started our preparations now.  I was wondering what recommendations others have on the implementation of positions given their experiences.  I'm interested to hear what you did as far as a naming convention.  We are a small community healthcare system with approximately 342 job codes and 2050 employees.  Thank you.
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by  M.J.Jump to last post
05/12/2014 3:06 PM
5 Replies and 899 Views Education Degress via ESS  899  5 Started by  Margie Gyurisin WE would like to allow employees to add their education degrees (pa20 data) via ESS.  The problem I am encountering is that  if you have nothing listed or a current degreee with the verified flag as a 'Y', the data the employee enters will have the flag set to a 'Y'.  Unless someone completes primary source verification, we need the flag to be set to a 'N'.  Has anyone encountered this  What did you do to fix it Thanks for your help.
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by  Angela IrwinJump to last post
05/12/2014 1:20 PM
8 Replies and 1172 Views HR22 Upload to Change/Delete Rows?  1172  8 Started by  Cirias Does anyone have an upload template for HR22 to change/delete rows We've just loaded in a bunch of records and we now need to change/remove many of them. Our standard template won't work with just changing the 'FC' to C/D. Cannot figure this out at all! Thanks for your help.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
05/12/2014 12:15 PM
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