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0 Replies and 980 Views How do you handle reciprocal state employees?  980  0 Started by  Sarah Hello. Currently, when an employee lives in 1 state and works in another the payroll department runs a weekly report to identify who these employees are and payroll manually adds a 1 on the work state withholding deduction code, cert code field on PR13.1. Payroll has asked that this process be automated but I have a few questions and thought maybe you all could tell me how you handle it. Here are my questions: Questions about automating adding a 1 in work state withholding deduction code cert c...
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04/11/2014 8:38 AM
1 Replies and 724 Views CSV Reports - including blank columns  724  1 Started by  Chris G Let me open by saying, I do not have direct access to a Lawson system - I am supporting users of another system that relies on getting data from Lawson HR/Payroll for regular employee updates. My purpose for posting is so that I can obtain the data needed to communicate better with my customers, and help them get the information they need more quickly. The system I work with makes use of employee demographics (ID's, Name, Employ Date, Separation Date, Home address, Phone, and then fields lik...
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by  Paul BerkowitzJump to last post
04/09/2014 11:54 AM
2 Replies and 816 Views Enhancement Request Vote Solicitation PRDISTRIB file PR197  816  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin I'd like to solicit votes for an enhancement request I just entered.  Thanks for your help in making the software better. You need to log into Infor Communities http://www.inforcommunities.com/ind...&op=su Select Enhancement Requests, Infor Human Capital Management, View Request and find 30888, open it and scroll to the bottom and enter your vote. Here is the issue We would like the PR197 to, at least, use period end date as one of the levels for summing transactions in t...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
04/09/2014 7:51 AM
0 Replies and 1138 Views LT11.1 error  1138  0 Started by  Alex Stone has anyone ever received a 'end date not valid for lvl 1unless employee is terminated' messege on the LT11.1 interface from LTM  I do not know what it means or how to triage the issue. Thanks
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04/08/2014 3:53 PM
6 Replies and 1451 Views PA100-enter changes early but not affect HR11?  1451  6 Started by  Michael Hello gurus! Issue: Employees need to be entered in Lawson early so that our benefits team can get a head start. HR is unable to enter changes early, process them early and not affect HR11.  Current process: Enter changes early, process them early using PA100. This also updates HR11 even through the effective date is a future date. Requesting: Enter changes early, process them early using PA100 and not update HR11 until the effective date. Lawson's response: If y...
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by  MichaelJump to last post
04/07/2014 11:45 AM
19 Replies and 7110 Views Anyone have a PA52.1 add in template?  7110  19 Started by  Sarah I have read the articles over on my lawson: 558814, 555550, and 1037326. These have been very helpful but I'm still getting the 'Must Inquire before using this function code' and above it, it says 'Invalid Date: f62pcteffdt'. What am I doing wrong  Here's my data: f9origco 80 f10origee 1395 f11origaction TER f12or...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
04/05/2014 7:23 PM
1 Replies and 994 Views Reversal of Level 2 Actions  994  1 Started by  Mike New to LawsonGuru but not HRIS, happy to be here! I was hoping to get some advice: I've got a few pending history corrections on Level 2 positions for a couple of my employees: I'm changing the end-date of one position from one date to another, and the other employee needs their Level 2 position reopened after it was end-dated via miscommunication from a line manager. Problem is, when I attempt to do a reversal/combined action for these employees via PA52.5, I receive an error message reading...
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by  MikeJump to last post
03/31/2014 5:20 AM
1 Replies and 909 Views Pay Stub - Retro Pay  909  1 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone know why the Rate and Current columns on the standard ESS Pay Stub would not be summarized for Overtime and FLSA Overtime paycodes that are created when a retro pay is calculated like any of the other paycodes do A separate line is generated for each timerecord that got created. Will we need custom programming to fix it or is there a setup issue We've looked everywhere that we can think of.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
03/26/2014 1:48 PM
6 Replies and 2945 Views LP absence management  2945  6 Started by  Chesca – New employees are not allowed to use vacation for the 1st 6 months of employment (13 pay periods), on LP03.3 I have it set up for the waiting period to be 6 months but it is allowing employees to use it anyways. o you know why it would ignore this setting
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by  kjk2727Jump to last post
03/26/2014 9:59 AM
3 Replies and 1489 Views LP04.2 Accrual calculation for part-time employees  1489  3 Started by  Kelci Hoping someone can help me out here. We have a cycle based accrual table (LP04.2) that's occasionally used for our part-time employees.  Historically it was set up as a flat amount  of hours per pay-cycle (since most of our part-timers worked the same FTE), but I'd like to change it so that it's a calculation/formula: 3.076923 hours * (Employee's FTE) Simply put, I have no idea how to do this, as I'm not very familiar with the LP04.2 screen.  What's the difference between th...
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by  KelciJump to last post
03/24/2014 2:13 PM
0 Replies and 596 Views Reverse posted accruals finalized by LP197  596  0 Started by  Kelci When our payroll processed last week, a process through date of 2017 was used on the LP140; which granted a small group of employees their vacation accruals through March of 2017! Is there a way to reverse/delete the processed accruals  I'm hoping to correct the employee's balances (luckily less than 20 employees were affected) and ideally also correct the accrual transaction history. Input appreciated! Kelci
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03/24/2014 2:11 PM
1 Replies and 1003 Views Query on PR69.1  1003  1 Started by  Jill We have a field in PR69.1 that shows the PA-PSD-CODE and I'm trying to find a way to query on that field I have tried HR65 Report Writer but I cannot seem to find anything that would show that field. I found the Field Nbr (14) and can query in the Application query source but what about in the Database query source in Add-ins Or Report Writer Is this a custom field that was added for my company or does anyone else use this field as well 
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/20/2014 9:48 AM
0 Replies and 742 Views Portland Sick Leave  742  0 Started by  Rich Has anyone found a way to handle the Portland Sick Leave policy in the LP module
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03/18/2014 4:25 PM
3 Replies and 1081 Views How to Post-Process using a multi-step job  1081  3 Started by  Mary Porter We set up a multi-step job to do all of the benefits pre-payroll processing, and instead of opening each report in PDF in the print manager and then saving each report into the payroll folder for that pay period, we would like to save all of the pdf's into the payroll folder after the multi-step finishes. Is there any way to do this without using Process Flow
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
03/18/2014 11:51 AM
9 Replies and 1616 Views PR295  1616  9 Started by  Steve Every month I go into PR295, select the job name, adjust the dates for the new month, and then submit the job.  I have to do this several times for many different jobs.  Is there anyway I can modify the dates for every job at the same time and then submit them all at once
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/18/2014 10:29 AM
4 Replies and 803 Views PA52 addins for a dual role  803  4 Started by  Kelly H Has anyone been able to get the PA52 actions to process for a secondary role via an addins  We were always under the impression that it could not be done but am just wondering if anyone has been successful.
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
03/07/2014 7:43 AM
3 Replies and 975 Views FSA DEPENDENT CARE SETUP  975  3 Started by  Dorothy We are setting up a FSA Dependent Care deduction code on the PR05.  For the Tax Status field, there is a value of '10 - Dep Care/Separate' and a value of '11 - Dep Care/Married'.  Does this mean that we will need to setup 2 deduction codes Can we get around this by only setting up a deduction code for 'Married'
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
03/06/2014 7:54 AM
0 Replies and 935 Views PA52.1 versus PA52.5 field lookup  935  0 Started by  Kelly H Sorry folks this apears to be my week for questions that have never been brought up to me before in the 7 years I have been working with Lawson... Lawson 9.01 The field lookup on the PA52.1 is a button with V on it.  It takes us to HRSC.1 (select control) which has no search function.  But on the PA52.5 the field lookup button is the drill around button that takes us to the searchable list for that particular code/field.  Are there any changes we can make to the PA52.1 t...
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03/06/2014 7:50 AM
2 Replies and 1410 Views Hire Date Changed  1410  2 Started by  Kelly H New Hires/Rehires come over from our recruiting system and then processed via a process flow.  On occasion (probably too many...) we have employees who change their new hire dates.  They are normally pushed out at least two weeks.  Currently, we simply change the hire dates via one of the hire actions we use.  But for reporting purposes I am not sure about the process we are using and whether or not it is the best way to handle it. 1.  When you have a new hire change ...
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
03/06/2014 7:43 AM
1 Replies and 1436 Views pa49.3  1436  1 Started by  Deleted User Good Morning: Does anyone have a working pa49.3 MSAddins template to upload employee health tests for an applicant.&160; I can't get these tests to upload and I've tried so many variations of the screen setup.&160; Thanks
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by  ErikJump to last post
03/05/2014 10:32 AM
0 Replies and 969 Views Position setup best practice  969  0 Started by  JudeBac We currently have position management set up to have 1 position per many employees. We are looking to put position control in place. So far the discussion has been to assign one position per employee. Has anyone been through this type of change with their current system and if so any recommendations on best practices Thanks, Jude
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03/05/2014 10:03 AM
7 Replies and 2680 Views PA100 error  2680  7 Started by  Chesca Hello everybody, hope someone can help me figure out this issue.  Benefits isn’t able to change EE to termed. The PA100 is saying “Time recs or one time deductions exist”. Employee till has time records in PR30, which is preventing Benefits from changing her status to termed. It looks like her accruals have been paid out, but the REG hours are still in Lawson (PR30.1) I opened a ticket with Lawson and I was told to manually delete the timerecord for the employee fr...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
03/03/2014 5:35 PM
6 Replies and 1512 Views Error 163- Illegal character in numeric field in BN531  1512  6 Started by  Carrie We are trying to run in a BN531 for some DC plans and we are getting an 163- Illegal character in numeric field error and I am not sure what it needs. 33844     IF (BNWS-COMP-MATCH = 'B')  33845         MOVE BEN-CMP-AFT-SEQ        TO DB-SEQ-NBR  33846         IF (BNWS-PCT-AMT-FLAG = 'P')  33847        &...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
02/28/2014 3:37 PM
0 Replies and 756 Views Adjust taxation for lived in worked in states  756  0 Started by  bknights We have a senior executive that wants to have 70 of his wages taxed at the NY rate and 30 of his wages taxed at Connecticut rate.  Is there an ability to set this up through Lawson and if so, how
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02/28/2014 8:39 AM
1 Replies and 991 Views Data Upload Template  991  1 Started by  scuba80 We currently enter all 401k and 403b deferral changes manually.  Does anyone have an MS-addin template they can share to uplaod the deferral changes to BN32.  The manual entry is becoming quite burdensome and prone to data entry mistakes. Thanks - Mike
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by  jaherbJump to last post
02/26/2014 9:10 PM
4 Replies and 1032 Views Employer Costs W2  1032  4 Started by  scuba80 Starting in 2014, employer medical insurance premiums are now being tracked in Lawson to report on W2.  Prior to this, there was a manual upload as the employer costs were not in the system.  Now that the employer premiums are in BN19.1 they are posting to the GL causing an astronomical increase to our payroll expense.  Is there a way to shut those codes off so they do not post to the GL but we still can report on them. Any other resolution to this
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by  scuba80Jump to last post
02/26/2014 3:39 PM
2 Replies and 1030 Views Hours/FTE change and benefits ESS  1030  2 Started by  bearcat32 Since hours status changes aren't technically life events in lawson, how do you open up ability for employee to make online elections in ESS
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
02/19/2014 4:12 PM
6 Replies and 1015 Views Move data from one Lawson system to another Lawson system  1015  6 Started by  jph826 We are acquiring another hospital who also uses Lawson (not sure to what extent at this point).  Does anyone know if there other options for moving data from their Lawson into our Lawson other than the conversion programs At this point, I'm thinking this would be the basic HR11 data for around 400 employees.  Thanks!
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by  jph826Jump to last post
02/19/2014 12:37 PM
0 Replies and 748 Views PA local tax balaning  748  0 Started by  juliek I'm looking for a report in Lawson that targets PSD codes for W2 balancing.  Does anyone have such a report or can share how they balance PA locals  We use BSI and ADP for tax filing.  We need to find a report or a way to balance PA locals from Lawson to ADP PSD report.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated....
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02/17/2014 2:58 PM
0 Replies and 655 Views New Tax Catagory  655  0 Started by  BradF We were able to get up the catagory from 17 to 92, however when we try to change the deduction on PR05 there is no catagory 92.  How do we get this catagory in Lawson
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02/17/2014 2:50 PM
0 Replies and 1180 Views Lawson to KRONOS people interface  1180  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Currently, we enter our employee changes just prior to our next payroll run and they are backdated to the beginning of the current pay period.  We would like to enter those that we know about for the next pay period and use that effective date.  We have tested in Lawson and believe it will work after making an adjustment to our PA06 rule. Our interface to KRONOS is curretnly run on the Thursday before the pay period end date and they manually enter the beginning of the pay peri...
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02/17/2014 7:46 AM
3 Replies and 1375 Views Location of Automatic Deposit Field on the PR12.6  1375  3 Started by  LaurenvW I am creating an audit for the data analyst that enters all of our direct deposit requests.   When I go to the Employee Automatic Deposit (PR12.6) screen, it indicates that this field can be found on the EAD-AUTO-DEP-ST.  I am taking this to mean it can be found on the EMACHDEPST Employee ACH Account table from the EAD and found in the field for Automatic Deposit Status.  When I pull in the EMACHDEPST table, I cannot find AUTO-DEP-ST field ANYWHERE!    Thin...
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by  JeremyJump to last post
02/14/2014 2:44 PM
0 Replies and 953 Views Setting up salary grades  953  0 Started by  brunot I'm looking for some guidance regarding setting up new salary grades. Currently we do not have any grades at all. Is there a way to add the grades to PA95.1 and automatically update the existing job codes If not, is there a checklist of items that anyone could share Thank you! B.
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02/14/2014 9:21 AM
11 Replies and 5492 Views Determining hours worked per week for ACA  5492  11 Started by  reedry We are currently trying to decide the proper way to get the data out of Lawson to determine which employees meet the 30 hour per week criteria.  We are going around in circle trying to determine how best to pull this data from Lawson, essentially focusing on what to do with employees who may have switched statuses during the reporting period.  Just wondering what you all were doing and if there was possible anything Lawson has provided that we may have missed.  Thanks in advance f...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
02/07/2014 2:25 PM
3 Replies and 1498 Views Masking SSN in ESS  1498  3 Started by  shaack2 We have been asked by our IT Security department to mask employees' social security numbers. There has been a bit of discussion going around. Security is concerned about phishing scams and HR believes that employees need a place to be able to view and confirm their SSN. Anyone else dealing with something like this How would you mask the SSN anyway Thanks!
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by  shaack2Jump to last post
02/07/2014 10:43 AM
0 Replies and 719 Views Accrual Rule/Calc  719  0 Started by  Brandon Hello, I have a Seniority plan that uses a LP07 Calculation off of a service class.  The calculation is multiplied by “1” to give credit for each hour under the service class credit.  I now need to add a few new codes to the calculation at “.25” credit.  How do others handle this  Are you using a formula instead of a calc Thanks
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02/04/2014 1:44 PM
1 Replies and 999 Views 401K/403b Plan set up and deferral limits  999  1 Started by  scuba80 A couple of questions:  If an employee has both Roth and pretax deferrals 1. Will the Roth 401(k) deferral amount and the pre tax 401(k) amount automatically shut off when the employee hits $17500  I do not want to match any catch up. so do I need to build a separate catch up plan 2.  In addition to the above, employees may also be in the 401(k) Plan and the 403(b) plan due to 401(k) deferral limits on the HCE's.  Is there way for the deferrals (401(k) and 403(...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
02/03/2014 1:18 PM
2 Replies and 1288 Views Enrollment issues  1288  2 Started by  scuba80 I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction.  Ever since Open Enrollment, our new hire benefits are starting date of hire.  They should start first of month.  In addition, we are getting benefit entry point errors for life events.  I have engaged Lawson support and they suggested we add new 01/01/14 dates in BN16.  Our BN16 set up looks correct as it matches previous years.  We have first of month entry points set up for new hire group and no entry point...
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by  scuba80Jump to last post
02/03/2014 7:56 AM
1 Replies and 933 Views LP Transactions did not close  933  1 Started by  Chesca Anybody familiar with t run flag in TAEEMASTER file  There are some transactions that did not close and have the run flag = 1 (transaction processed). I know LP140 updates this flag. 
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by  MidgeJump to last post
02/03/2014 7:24 AM
1 Replies and 1213 Views FML Tracking  1213  1 Started by  Kim S If anyone is using FML tracking in LP, my organiation would appreciate talking to you about your set up and how you are able to track/process leave of absences within Lawson LP.  To discuss, please contact Kim Southard at southard.kimmhsil.com. Thank you!
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by  MidgeJump to last post
02/03/2014 7:11 AM
0 Replies and 727 Views More Enrollment Issues  727  0 Started by  scuba80 After running the BN105 on 01/02/14, we have a number of employees whose dependents are no longer enrolled as of 12/31/13.  For example, an employee has family coverage on 01/01/14 but no dependents enrolled.  On 12/31/13, the dependents were enrolled.  This seemed to affect employees who did not participate in open enrollment.  Any areas to look at Is there a canned report to show employees with family coverage and no dependents enrolled 
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01/28/2014 10:46 AM
3 Replies and 1221 Views Effective Date & System Change Date  1221  3 Started by  MARIA O. I want to select records for a Crystal report based on change date, if personnel actions were not used.  I saw a previous post that indicated the effective date on HR11 is field 267.  I want to display the two fields on a Crystal report.  Does anyone know if they are in the EMPLOYEE table, or are they maintained in the HRHISTORY table  Thank you.
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by  MARIA O.Jump to last post
01/27/2014 2:39 PM
2 Replies and 1976 Views W-2 Box 12 Code DD Health Coverage Cost reporting  1976  2 Started by  Jodi Kruesel We've noticed that of 2500 W-2's produced for 2012, 100 of them inadvertently did not include the Box 12 Code DD information.  A glitch was uncovered in the program that created our PR11 upload while preparing to produce our 2013 W-2's. I have reviewed the IRS website for guidance on the need for W-2C's, etc.  It seems this type of error may be classified as inconsequential (it didn't impact the SSA processing of the W-2 of EE tax filings).  There is reference that no error can...
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by  JasonEJump to last post
01/27/2014 1:27 PM
2 Replies and 1581 Views data dictionary  1581  2 Started by  Chesca How would I know the field number for effective date from the data dictionary I want to look in the hrhistory table to find out if the FTE value changed.
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by  ChescaJump to last post
01/24/2014 1:51 PM
3 Replies and 1785 Views EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION  1785  3 Started by  MARIA O. What table and screen is used to store emergency contact information  I want to upload it via add-ins.  Thank you
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by  MARIA O.Jump to last post
01/22/2014 12:41 PM
0 Replies and 804 Views W2 - Federal Info for multiple states  804  0 Started by  Mary Porter If an employee has lived in 2 states during the year and paid taxes in 2 states, what do you have to set up to get the boxes 1 - 14 to print on the W2 for the second state I've been looking all over and can't find anything.
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01/17/2014 5:43 PM
0 Replies and 681 Views PA391 job ((EEO-4 report) goes into Needs Recovery  681  0 Started by  clb393 Hello! The Needs Recovery message is saying that the table size is exceeded. Is there any work around for this I would hate to run the report piece meal. Thanks, Chris
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01/17/2014 3:31 PM
0 Replies and 925 Views ADDINS for HR15.3 (Job Code User fields)  925  0 Started by  Kelly H I am trying to update two of the job code user fields that we use on the HR15.3, drill to it from HR06.  Has anyone created an addins that works or have the hidden key for that form identified  I created one and it says 'change complete' but then it isnt there. 
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01/17/2014 2:25 PM
0 Replies and 713 Views Find missing dependents  713  0 Started by  jph826 I am trying to come up with a Crystal report (or any way) to easily identify employees enrolled in medical, dental or vision and have or could have (depending on coverage option)  missing dependents.  Any assistance would be appreciated.  Thank you
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01/15/2014 2:32 PM
0 Replies and 837 Views PA02 date error  837  0 Started by  KrisA I made a mistake in PA02 when changing supervisor information on a position and can't figure out how to fix it. I set Update Employees to Y. I thought I had used today’s date as the effective date but as soon as I hit Add I saw that I had a typo and had entered the date as 01/14/5201. The message in the lower left corner said “update incomplete”. I tried to delete the position with the incorrect effective date but get a message “cannot delete; employee is in position&rdqu...
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01/14/2014 1:27 PM
14 Replies and 3419 Views Updating User fields through Ess  3419  14 Started by  MichelleW Has anyone successfully done this &160;We are lsf 9.0.05 portal and apps as well.&160; We would like to add cell phone and pager number, but are hoping that we can have the employees udate this information themselves. &160;
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
01/13/2014 9:35 AM
0 Replies and 895 Views Incorrect First Work Period End Date populated on the PR21.1  895  0 Started by  Alex Stone we are processing 1/10 payroll and time entry can not be made in the PR35.2 or 36 for 1/1/2014 and 1/2 /2014. We believe due to the PR22 showing the calander work period as 1/09/2014 when it should be 1/2/2014. Because we have already run our first pay period of the year we cannot change the 'First Period Work end date' back because the messege states that employees already exist.   We inenvertently used our pay period end date to populat...
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01/11/2014 2:28 PM
7 Replies and 2039 Views Healthcare reform  2039  7 Started by  Jeff White Does anyone know if Lawson/Infor will be coming up with a way to track part-time employees that average 30 hours over a rolling 12 month period If not, I'm curious at what others are planning to do to track these part-time employees  Thanks, Jeff
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by  Donna WirtJump to last post
01/07/2014 9:19 AM
2 Replies and 894 Views Retiree Benefits  894  2 Started by  donnaM For those of you tracking retiree benefits in Lawson, does anyone track them in BN32 instead of BN72  We are considering making a switch to BN32, because it simplifies report writing for us.  Can anyone offer some insight as to why retiree benefits must be entered in BN72  What are we not considering   
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
01/06/2014 3:06 PM
2 Replies and 909 Views Benefit rates are not updating for 2014  909  2 Started by  brunot We added new contribution ratesto our existing benefit plans on BN19.1. Our open enrollment was done through ESS and anyone who made an election for 2014 has a new BN32 record dated 1/1/14 and everything is working fine. But employees who did not make an election will carry their existing benefits into the new year, and their BN32 record has a date of 1/1/13, which is pulling in the old rate from BN19.1. Do we need to add a 2014 record to each of the affected employees or is there a job we can r...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
01/02/2014 4:04 PM
1 Replies and 858 Views Informational Survey  858  1 Started by  JonA I've created an informational survey looking at industry, occupation, geography, education and salary for users of Infor Lawson applications. The survey is completely anonymous. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9T3XXST The survey will be available for 30 days and I will post the results afterward.
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
01/02/2014 8:35 AM
5 Replies and 1553 Views PR82 add-in's upload or AGS call upload  1553  5 Started by  Julia does anyone have a PR82 add-in's upload or excel AGS call upload that they use to load adjustments to PR82 that they would be willing to share We have a need to do a large volume of quarterly payroll tax adjustments related to an acquisition that was done earlier this year. We can do it manually but it would take more than 80 hours to complete the work. thank you
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by  JuliaJump to last post
12/31/2013 7:19 AM
1 Replies and 1052 Views LBI Error Message  1052  1 Started by  shaack2  I have a Crystal report that runs fine when I run it in Crystal. However, when I publish it to LBI i get the following error message and I can't figure out what is wrong. Any suggestions on how to troubleshoot 'Failed to retrieve data from the database. Details: &91;Database Vendor Code 942&93; Failed to retrieve data from the database. Error in File {C1F04F66-801D-4409-8CC1-B00124EAC66A}.rpt thanks!
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/30/2013 3:50 PM
2 Replies and 739 Views Raise during pay period  739  2 Started by  Katy Prince How do you handle raises during pay periods  We are unionized and utilize Step and Grade schedules, but if there is a raise on January 1 apparently we have to do a lot of hand entry of the correct rate for prior to January 1 if the new schedule has already been attached to the employee, even if the effective date isn't until January 1.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
12/30/2013 11:56 AM
0 Replies and 838 Views 457b pay out (originally deferred as a PR deduction)  838  0 Started by  BonBon We have employees that all allowed to make a PR deduction into a non-qualified 457b account.  Then when the employee terminates; they need to have the account paid out.  Payroll pays out the money (not the bank that was holding the funds).  Does anyone else have a similar situation and if so how do you have it set up I know that when they had the 457b deduction; it was FICA taxed and federal and state deferred.  So now when they receive this deferred money; the opp...
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12/20/2013 11:58 AM
0 Replies and 723 Views HR11 Addins template  723  0 Started by  Reema I dont know if i am missing hidden keys. i have the _694HK and its formated 4 company 9 employee id. total 13 yet it says field is required. would appreciate if anyone has an HR11 upload template that they could share with me. thanks a million!
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12/20/2013 9:27 AM
0 Replies and 682 Views PA49 Employee Test Info in ESS and MSS  682  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We would like to be able to allow employees to see their health tests from PA49 in ESS and for managers to see completion/due dates of certain health tests (FITTEST and TB primarily) Has anyone successfully exposed that information in ESS and/or MSS IF so, how It seems as if I had seen information on how to do this somewhere but I can't remember where.
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12/16/2013 9:49 AM
1 Replies and 735 Views BN103 Ending Plans 12/31/13  735  1 Started by  Claire I want to stop several plans using BN103 effective 12/31/13.  The medical plans that I will be stopping will not be used in 2014.  New plans have been set up for 2014.  Will the runing of the BN103 affect 2013 payroll processing  We still have deductions that need to come out for 2013.  I would like to stop the plans now as opposed to doing this on 12/31/13 as payroll has requested.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
12/13/2013 9:16 AM
2 Replies and 1057 Views Clairvia  1057  2 Started by  Mary Porter Is anyone out there using Lawson HR/PR, API Time and Attendance, and Cerner Clairvia Staffing solution
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
12/12/2013 4:27 PM
0 Replies and 1041 Views LP100 didnt build LP plans  1041  0 Started by  Kelly H We recently had an issue where approximately 50 new hires did not have an LP31 plan built by the LP100. I have reviewed the following already and am at a standstill as to what to look at next: 1.  PA100 was run in update mode. 2. PA100 and actions had absence management update flag set to yes.  The date of the PA100 was the correct date. 3.  The LP100 was run in update mode and also had the correct date. 4.  The employees are in the employee groups for a PTO plan. An...
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12/12/2013 1:42 PM
1 Replies and 931 Views Addins template for HR15.1  931  1 Started by  Bernie R I have been unable to create an Addins template to change user field values on HR15.1.  The template we created can change the value on the 1st user field but doesn't successfully change the value on any of our user fields.  We have over 50 possible userfields on HR11.  I did not find an HR15.1 template in the list available on INFOR. Does anyone have a template and sample file they could share  Thanks,
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by  Bernie RJump to last post
12/12/2013 4:20 AM
7 Replies and 1300 Views Blanking HR11 fields on an HR511  1300  7 Started by  MARIA O. How do you blank the HR 11 termination date field using an HR511  I have an employee who is termed in one facility, but is employed at a facility that was acquired effective 1/1.  I was able to change the job information and update the Date Hired, but the term date is still populated.  Thanks.
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by  MARIA O.Jump to last post
12/11/2013 9:34 AM
1 Replies and 924 Views HR Employee Purge Process  924  1 Started by  MARIA O. I need to purge an employee  inactive record so that I can load the active record from a new acquisition.  Because the inactive record was from a contractor status, the company wants to remove it and bring in the new (payroll record) like the inactive never existied.  I thought Lawson had a purge process in Infor KB, but I can't find it to run the 3 programs.  I thought one was for history, one for pa history and then the Hr125  Thanks!
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by  jaherbJump to last post
12/09/2013 3:20 PM
2 Replies and 2664 Views Table for EEO-4 Functional Group description - HR11  2664  2 Started by  clb393 Hello! On the HR11 screen in the Work tab i am able to see that the EEO-4 Functional Group code is linked to the paemployee table. Where can i find the table that supplies the Description for that code For example, EEO-4 Functional Group code 01 is Finance Admin/General Control. I am able to cntrl-shift-O and see that the code is linked to the PEM (paemployee) table.  How do i find where the description attached to that code resides Thanks, ...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
12/09/2013 3:12 PM
0 Replies and 717 Views Outsource of Benefits Module  717  0 Started by  DENNIS MULLIN        Due to Obamacare our company has decided to outsource the benefits module to Towers Watson.      They require a tremendous amount of information in a specific date order.  Has anyone outsource their benefits to Towers       If so do you have any helpful tips in doing this process  
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12/09/2013 3:10 PM
4 Replies and 1059 Views HR156 vs HR155 Employee Group Update  1059  4 Started by  Kelly H We currently run the HR156 each week to update all of our employee groups.  however today after an issue we had with the HR156 I noticed the HR155 has an option to run it for a specific employee group (which is what we normally do when we make a specific change to an employee group and need it to update ASAP) or for only those employee groups that need to be updated.  How often are you running either of these jobs  Do you have any knowledge of the purpose of each of the j...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
12/09/2013 1:16 PM
6 Replies and 1658 Views Job Code User Fields  1658  6 Started by  Kelly H Any clue how to tie the job code user fields back to the actual job code  I was able to find the user fields and the descriptions on the HRPOSFLDS and HRPSVAL tables, but I can’t get the job code tied to its user field on the user field button at the bottom of the HR06.
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
12/05/2013 9:35 AM
3 Replies and 951 Views Position User Field Upload template  951  3 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone have a position user field upload template
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by  PattyGJump to last post
12/05/2013 7:22 AM
4 Replies and 754 Views Download accruals from LP64  754  4 Started by  brunot I need to download each biweekly accrual for specified data range and the associated dates that appear on the Transactions tab on LP64. I can't locate what table this data is stored in. I've tried TAEEMASTER and TAPLAN but I can't locate the fields. Is there another table that could be storing the data Thank you!! Bruno
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
12/04/2013 3:49 PM
0 Replies and 792 Views LP-Voided check reversing accrual usage  792  0 Started by  Chesca Hello,  Can you tell me when voiding a check in PR85 should it adjust the accrual in absence management
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12/03/2013 7:29 AM
2 Replies and 965 Views Setting up default coverages  965  2 Started by  asclifton Does anyone know if I add a default election to an exisiting plan if an error will kick out or if it will cause a problem for people currently covered Also, I would like to add defualt elections for LTD and company paid likfe there is nothing set up in BN17.1 - can I enter options into and existing plan in BN17.1 without causing problems for the existing plans Thanks!
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by  ascliftonJump to last post
12/03/2013 6:40 AM
4 Replies and 1086 Views what pay table(s) populate the PR141?  1086  4 Started by  clb393 i'm attempting to set up a pre-close audit report of the PR141, and need to know what tables populate it with pay codes/amounts Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Chris
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by  Marsha DeMariaJump to last post
12/02/2013 1:56 PM
0 Replies and 959 Views PR197 not moving time records to PRTIME or QUARTWAGE  959  0 Started by  Marsha DeMaria We are on Lawson 9.0.1.  We applied MSP9 in April.  We discovered months later that PR197 had failed to move wages from TIMERECORD to PRTIME and QUARTWAGE for seemingly random employees (it seems to be isolated to pay codes that are set on PR20.4 with the Override Ded Expense set to blank or 1, although it doesn't happen for every employee with a time record to that pay code).  We have since gotten a fix from Lawson so that PR197 works correctly now, but we have about 2000 payche...
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12/02/2013 1:44 PM
3 Replies and 1385 Views Pending benefit transctions for EOI  1385  3 Started by  scuba80 I am new to Lawson and we are on Portal version 9.0.1.  For benefits that require EOI, is there a way to pend the transaction until EOI is completed.  Currently, we are backing out the payroll deductions for any benefit with EOI.  For example, the AFLAC plan, everyone needs to have an EOI, so we back out the deduction and wait for the approval to manually update the deduction.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
11/27/2013 11:37 AM
1 Replies and 736 Views Dependents Not Being Enrolled During Online Annual Enrollment  736  1 Started by  Sonia Baez During our online annual enrollment, there are a few employees that I can see via BS31/BS531 signed up for dependent benefits, but when you look at the bndepbatch file and BN532, no dependents appear for the employee.  Therefore, none appear in BN32.  Are employees somehow able to enroll for dependent benefits in ESS without adding dependents, or is there a glitch in Lawson
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
11/26/2013 8:45 AM
2 Replies and 4234 Views Lawson Workforce Management  4234  2 Started by  Brooke Does anyone have any experience with the Lawson Workforce Management System We are currently exploring replacing KRONOS with Lawson and looking for some feedback! Any information would be much appreciated!
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by  BrookeJump to last post
11/21/2013 3:59 PM
4 Replies and 2188 Views PR14 Add-ins  2188  4 Started by  Mary Porter I have to correct the balance on PR14 for all of the ER deductions for employees that have changed plans during the year, and to update plans where the balance was set up incorrectly on BN15/ BN18.6/ BN19.3. I'm trying to do it with Add-ins but it wants to update the limit on the deduction that has an end date instead of the current deduction. I tried using the effective date of the new deduction, but then I get an error saying that I can't change the effective date. Has anyone updated PR14 with...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
11/19/2013 7:24 AM
3 Replies and 1158 Views Annual Enrollment Error Message  1158  3 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone ever seen this one before Warning: Your benefits have not been fully updated. This summary may be incomplete. Please contact your benefits department. The message comes up on the Annual Enrollment Summary. We have Immediate Update set to N on BS01. The employee is required to make an election for every benefit (either coverage or waive). Looking at this employee's BN32 record, there is an end date on all of their current benefits as it normally would after ...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
11/18/2013 8:27 PM
1 Replies and 1201 Views Worker's Comp for out of state  1201  1 Started by  yvonne.mccolloch Most of our employees are based in our home state, but some are able to work remotely and do so from another state.  Our Tax and Payroll manager has requested us to udpate the job code with the Worker's Comp class for out of state, but doing so would impact everyone attached to that code. Does anyone else have to be concerned with this  If so, how do you manage this  What is the best practice  We want to make certain we are complying with the needs of the organization wit...
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by  JillJump to last post
11/07/2013 2:07 PM
5 Replies and 1262 Views HSA  1262  5 Started by  Cassie I'm looking for some guidance on setting up an HSA for the first time effective 1/1/14. We are on 9.0.1 and it seems like I can either choose to do a RS benefit plan or a deduction for the employee (and another deduction if the employer contributes). Is there any guidance or documentation any has on set-up, best practices, and/or lessons learned Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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by  LoriNJump to last post
11/07/2013 12:35 PM
0 Replies and 560 Views Roth Reimbursements and County Taxes  560  0 Started by  Deleted User I'm defintely not a tax expert so hoping someone here can lend some expertise - We withhold county taxes on our MD employees.  We recently reimbursed an individual some money that was withheld through our roth plan,  The check from which  the money was originally withheld did not have taxable wages reduced by the deduction amount (as expected).  However, when reimbursing this individual using PR39 with a reverse deduction, the employee's county taxable wage...
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11/06/2013 12:55 PM
10 Replies and 1762 Views EMSS version 10  1762  10 Started by  Lorena Hi, We are using Lawson 9.0.1 and ESS 9. We are planning to upgrade to ESS version 10 and Lawson told me that we do not need to upgrade to Infor 10. I would like to know if someone is using ESS version 10 (with Lawson 9.0.1) and if you find any challenges during the upgrade. We have a lot of customizations in ESS Thank you, Lorena
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by  LorenaJump to last post
11/04/2013 2:36 PM
8 Replies and 1911 Views Automation of BN101, PA100, BN100, LP100  1911  8 Started by  Kelly H We are looking at trying to automate the running of BN101, PA100, BN100 and LP100s.  Are you running those jobs on a schedule  What issues have you found  What date do you use in the dates on each of the job  We currently use the prior days date for the PA100, BN100, LP100 and the first of the next month for the BN101. 
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
11/04/2013 7:36 AM
3 Replies and 1667 Views Annual Enrollment vs New HIre Enrollment  1667  3 Started by  Mary Porter Our plan years start on Jan 1. We will have annual enrollment through ESS open from 11/11/13 to 11/30/13. We also have new hire enrollment through ESS. Employees have until the last day of the month to enroll. So for employees that are hired between Oct 2 and November 1, they can enroll in 2013 benefits until November 30 and we are testing whether or not they can enroll as a new hire and also for 2014 benefits through annual enrollment in ESS. What I am wondering is whether or not we can...
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by  jewrJump to last post
11/01/2013 10:25 AM
0 Replies and 1008 Views pR85 Escheat sub-status  1008  0 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone know what effect changing a sub-status to escheat does on PR85 We are trying to find out if it creates anything that passes to the GL but we aren't seeing anything. There isn't a whole lot in the documentation that I have been able to find.
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10/31/2013 12:49 PM
1 Replies and 2583 Views Bad File Status  2583  1 Started by  Chesca I am writing a custom program and it's my first time writing a report i 4GL. My program is in recovery mode due to bad file status 4 8 on file LPCAPFHL-file. I am able to write to the first report (dtl-empbal) with no problem. However, I have issues with creating a second report. Am I misssing a section/definition I defined the file LPCAPFHL in the WF defintionReport Form : LPCAP.rpt$REPORT    LPCAP$REPORT    LPCAP-2$PRINTFILE LPCAPFHL
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by  Jeff WhiteJump to last post
10/30/2013 2:52 PM
2 Replies and 1117 Views Lawson/Infor 10  1117  2 Started by  Kelly H I noticed in some of the other subject areas, there is a separate forum for Lawson/Infor 10.  Would it be possible to get a separate forum for the HR/Payroll/Benefits area  Thank you!
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
10/28/2013 1:09 PM
2 Replies and 813 Views PR514 skipping termed employees  813  2 Started by  Deleted User Trying to confirm that records for termed employees would normally be skipped by PR514 (at the same time, looking to see if a custom program here skips them first) - thanks!
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
10/24/2013 1:22 PM
1 Replies and 752 Views Wellness Plan Credits  752  1 Started by  Agundel Trying to setup a wellness plan where employee's receive a pre-tax wellness credit that will be subtracted from their total pre-tax health premium cost if they participated in the plan (we would get a list from the provider and I'm guessing mass load participants to UDEF in order to track and create groups).  I'm not seeing much information about setting up a wellness plan with credits.  I am trying to test lifestyle credit option (HR11) but, this seems to have limitations.  ...
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
10/24/2013 7:59 AM
1 Replies and 751 Views LP53  751  1 Started by  Chesca has anybody had an issue with voiding checks that create multiple entries on LP53 
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by  ChescaJump to last post
10/23/2013 2:23 PM
4 Replies and 873 Views Supplemental Life Plan  873  4 Started by  Claire I am trying to test an Employee Voluntary Life plan in our test environment.  This was set up on PR14 directly as opposed to being set up as a benefit plan.  We want to set up Employee, Spouse and Child Life plans for 1/1/14 so I am trying to test this now.  I added the plan and I am getting an error message each time I try to add the benefit.  In test, I made the effective date 11/1/13.  What am I missing
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/22/2013 4:48 PM
2 Replies and 1091 Views W4 Exemptions  1091  2 Started by  mark.cook In Lawson there is a way to handle exempting employees completely from federal tax without PR having to manually exempt them  When we prepare the incentive payments, employees have the option of exempting the federal tax from the payment.  However, they have to contact PR, fill out manually a W4 and send it to them.  They then manually exempts the employee and then once the payment is processed has to reverse the exemption.  Is there an easier way to handle this
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/22/2013 3:56 PM
1 Replies and 800 Views Maryland State and Local Taxes  800  1 Started by  msaz Besides modifying the interface file from Lawson to ADP, is there a way to combine the state and local taxes for Maryland  ADP is requiring that they are all combined versus sending them separately in the file. Thanks!
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by  msazJump to last post
10/21/2013 7:55 AM
2 Replies and 2020 Views Need to reverse incorrect termination info  2020  2 Started by  Kelci Hi all, Hoping the forum can assist with this issue.  I'm encountering an error when I try to reverse a termination that was keyed in PA52 and activated by the PA100.  Here's the scoop: The employee termed on 6/25/2008. On 9/15/2011 a mass upload was performed to PA52 to change job codes, and his record was included in that update. Then, a termination PA was keyed on his record effective 9/13/13, but it was intended for another employee's record.  I need to reverse the 9/13/1...
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by  KelciJump to last post
10/17/2013 11:52 AM
0 Replies and 609 Views Termed employee moving out of US  609  0 Started by  Mary Porter We have a termed employee that moved to Australia. We don't have Australia set up as a Country so we can't set up his address properly on HR11. I'm guessing that setting up a country would involve BSI. Is it really worth it to go through all of this effort to just make sure we can have the correct address show up on the W2 Or is it easier than I think
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10/15/2013 12:24 PM
1 Replies and 2266 Views BN32 Addins upload template  2266  1 Started by  DeannaP Does anyone have an Addins upload template they would be willing to share for the BN32 screen.  We are trying to delete a benefit enrollment entry on the screen for a specific plan type, plan code and start date.  Thank you in advance!
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by  Laura RichardsJump to last post
10/10/2013 12:14 PM
1 Replies and 813 Views Transitional Reinsurance Fee (TRF)  813  1 Started by  Agundel The $63 per year/per covered life transitional reinsurance fee (TRF) to be paid to the federal government by insured and self-insured group health plans beginning in 2014.  Just wondering how other company's are setting this up.  We have a wellness incentive that will also tie into the overall health premium.  So, the formula would be:  base premium TRF Fee - wellness incentive = total health premium.  We were thinking we would should set this up as 3 sep. health plans...
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by  CindyWJump to last post
10/10/2013 11:05 AM
8 Replies and 1290 Views Final Pay for Deceased employee  1290  8 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone want to share how they process final pay and taxable wages etc for a deceased employee
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/08/2013 7:28 PM
1 Replies and 699 Views BN screen security  699  1 Started by  Bernie R We are adding some of our affiliates to Lawson for benefits and payroll processing.  Each affiliate will have its own process level within our main HR company.  We are struggling with the best way to allow access to only the BN15 plan codes that apply to each affiliate.  The process level field does not exist on BN15. How have other companies handled this Thanks,
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/08/2013 3:18 PM
2 Replies and 675 Views HR14.1 addins for changing records  675  2 Started by  Kelly H I am trying to build an add-ins to add an end date to the HR14 record.  This would technically be a change.  But when I try to run the add-ins it says 'Employee does not exist' when the employee and the add-ins line is clearly in the system I am testing this on.  Has anybody been able to successfully create an add-ins for changing an employees HR14 record  I found a post from 2010 where the person alluded they were having trouble with getting the change to work on the ad...
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
10/07/2013 10:48 AM
1 Replies and 1122 Views Benefits - Stock Options????  1122  1 Started by  Shane Jones Anyone using the Stock Options in the Benefit system Or does anyone have documentation on how to use it The Benefit Admin Guide from Lawson is weak and I want to know how it is working for others and what is intended. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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by  RobbyJump to last post
10/04/2013 7:51 AM
1 Replies and 780 Views timerecords disappeared during payroll cycle  780  1 Started by  Mary Porter Today in the middle of the payroll cycle (Pr140 had been run in report only) all of the timerecords disappeared. No one in payroll or IS ran PR45 to delete time records. Is there any other way that timerecords could have been deleted by someone that didn't have table write access Is there any way to see who else might have accessed PR45
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/03/2013 4:11 PM
0 Replies and 757 Views ESS - Org Chart - not display an employee  757  0 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone know how to prevent an employee from appearing in the org chart We tried clearing the supervisor field but the employee then appears at the top of the org chart.
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10/01/2013 12:05 PM
0 Replies and 1033 Views Supplemental Life Insurance  1033  0 Started by  Ja'Tia Brown Hi, I'm having an issue with the supplemental life. I've set up the supplemental life according to the document attached. The plan was setup in BN15 as a supplemental life plan. Entry, Coverage, and Contribution Rules were applied.  A Coverage Reduction Table (BN02.5) has been added to the Coverage Limit (BN17.4) tab so that when our employees reach a certain age, their coverage amount reduces. An Age Rate Table was also added in BN02.1 so that when employee...
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09/30/2013 1:30 PM
0 Replies and 739 Views Employees working multiple process levels  739  0 Started by  AnneV I would like to speak to someone regarding employees who work in two or more process levels.  We are an organization with one company, but about 10 different process levels, representing different IDs.  All are independent except one.  We do not use multiple positions, but do assign alt jobs which can be charged at the timeclocks.  Of course, crossing process levels means mutiple W2s.  We do not have a common paymaster.  What I would like to do is see what others ar...
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09/24/2013 8:45 AM
6 Replies and 1246 Views PRDISTRIB duplicate records  1246  6 Started by  NH I am dealing with duplicates in PRDISTRIB file (table). Any help/idea in identifying/filtering duplicates I am not looking for what has caused it but how to identify duplicates so I could get rid of those records.
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by  NHJump to last post
09/20/2013 10:31 AM
4 Replies and 1361 Views Incorrect general ledger date in PR197  1361  4 Started by  Mary Porter Payroll just ran PR197 in update with the incorrect general ledger date. Any idea on what needs to be done to remedy
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
09/18/2013 6:14 PM
1 Replies and 1220 Views PA18 Travel Docs  1220  1 Started by  Deleted User Can anyone clarify the various definitions to build under the Citizen field of PA18. Example if someone has a US permanent resident card their country would be US, Citizen would be defined as alien resident and document would be Permanent Resident card. But, if someone holds an H1B document from Canada...their country would obviously be Canada (CA), document would be H1B, and I would imagine the citizen field you'd select citizen...since they are a citizen of Canada...correct What other def...
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by  yvonne.mccollochJump to last post
09/16/2013 8:10 AM
1 Replies and 835 Views PR23 Payroll distributions  835  1 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Do you use PR23 records for your employees If so, do you do it by position code or by each employee If you could also share your reasons for distributions, that would be helpful. Thanks.
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
09/13/2013 6:43 PM
1 Replies and 1915 Views Default enrollment in 403b/401k plans  1915  1 Started by  Kelly H We are considering setting up a default enrollment into our 403b for all employees and new hires. I dont have the specifics yet, but let's assume that as of the first of the month following hire they would be automatically enrolled with a 3 election for the 403b plan. Are you doing this within your organization within Lawson  If so, can you answer a few questions 1,  Do you auto enroll and then send the file to the retirement vendor or do you have them send you a file with th...
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by  LisaNJump to last post
09/11/2013 5:49 PM
1 Replies and 938 Views PA50 - Purpose of History Correction Method?  938  1 Started by  Cirias I wonder if anyone has any technical information on the use/purpose of the 'History Correction Method' field in PA50.1, which can be found under the 'Defaults' tab. All of our actions are currently utilising option 1 (Create pending update records) and nobody seems to know what selecting this option actually does. Is it simply a way to set this as the default correction method when undertaking corrections via Special Processing in PA52.1 Help much appreciated.
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
09/11/2013 2:28 PM
2 Replies and 1646 Views Delete Pending Individual Actions  1646  2 Started by  Agundel I used a PA52 add-in template to add individual personnel actions.  I was able to create pending records in PA52.1 but, when I try to update the actions by running PA100, I get an error message that I can't identify.  Is there a way to mass delete the pending actions (instead of deleting one by one in PA52)  I want to clear the table and start over.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
09/06/2013 2:18 PM
1 Replies and 1192 Views Exception Time Entry / Standard Time Cards  1192  1 Started by  Ollerton We use Lawson S3 9.0.1.x payroll and ESS and web time entry.  We would like to configure standard time cards for our exempt employees so they don't have to do the data entry in web time every pay period.  We only want them to enter data when taking leave such as vacation, etc.  I think lawson can do this.  Anyone have any pointers on how to configure this  Thanks, Jim Ollerton EVMWD
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by  OllertonJump to last post
09/06/2013 12:53 PM
1 Replies and 2269 Views Lawson Performance Management  2269  1 Started by  Mary Porter Is anyone using Lawson Performance Management for Healthcare
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by  M.J.Jump to last post
08/29/2013 7:58 AM
1 Replies and 766 Views LP Accrual amount not rounding correctly  766  1 Started by  Chesca LP140 is calculating an accrual and the amount is 7.999680. We'd like the calculation to give 8 hours, how could we fix this issue 
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
08/27/2013 5:09 PM
0 Replies and 738 Views BN12 Benefit Annual Limit  738  0 Started by  BonBon BN12 has an annual maximum (255K for 2013) and it stops the 401 deduction when eligible wages hit that maximum. But it is the first 255K of eligible wages. Is there a way to make the deduction spread out over the full year using 255K throughout the year
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08/27/2013 11:14 AM
3 Replies and 874 Views ESS DmeFilter in popups  874  3 Started by  Goober This is the Education/Qualifications form in ESS. (Qualifications.htm) I created a new index via dbdef over the pcodes table to sort by Description. Then blddbdict and dbreorg which created the view just fine. It currently has two indexes defined (pcoset1 - type,code) and (pcoset2 - code, type) mine is (prgpco01 - description, code, type) I then went to the qualifications.htm to change the filterDmeCall to point to my new index (change pcoset1 to prgpco01) I click the dropdown on the Insti...
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by  DemichenerJump to last post
08/26/2013 10:00 AM
2 Replies and 951 Views LP FLOAT HOLIDAY TRANS  951  2 Started by  Chesca My users are testing LP for float holidays. We are having an issue with dates not reflecting the actual float date. Transactions are posting with the pay period end date for the cycle being processed We would like employees to receive a float on the exact date of the float holiday.
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by  ChescaJump to last post
08/23/2013 7:45 AM
0 Replies and 758 Views PR195 detail  758  0 Started by  JasonE I am trying to develop a crystal report to show the details of the PR195 job.  We are trying to gather this information for a budgeting software install.  I can give them the GL transaction, however they are wanting the detail suchas employee, and job codes and the hours and dollars associated with those.  I can see on the PR195 report the detail of the report, but have been unable to duplicate it.  Do you know what tables it is stored in, etc.  I have tried the dburf an...
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08/22/2013 12:23 PM
3 Replies and 900 Views 403b set-up for 15-years of service rule  900  3 Started by  dtracey Has anyone set-up their 403b to accommodate the 15-years of service rule  We are a hospital and qualify for this additional contribution for our employees who have worked full-time for 15 years.  We're not sure how to set-up this additional limit, since it doesn't apply to all participating employees.
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by  dtraceyJump to last post
08/20/2013 11:52 AM
2 Replies and 1041 Views Update Benefit Groups and Rate Tables  1041  2 Started by  Claire I have discovered that one of our unions was paying an incorrect deduction amount for their employee only coverage.  I discovered that they were incorrectly made part of an employee benefit group.  I changed the benefit group to exclude this particular union. I ran HR155 to remove them from one benefit group that I believe was causing the issue.  There is another benefit group that is tied to the correct rate tables but I can't seem to get the employees rate to change on BN32...
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by  ClaireJump to last post
08/14/2013 7:09 AM
2 Replies and 1168 Views Employee Groups History  1168  2 Started by  agersh Is there a table or query that can be used to determine if an employee was in a specific Employee Group for a specific time period For example, determine if the employee was in a specific Employee Group for the time period January 2012 – December 2012.
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by  Terry WierJump to last post
08/12/2013 5:33 PM
8 Replies and 2264 Views Best Practice for PR12  2264  8 Started by  Mary Porter What is the best practice for maintaining PR12 Our payroll department would like to see a history of each time a PR12 record was changed. and EMACHDEPST only keeps the last change, and I can't find any other tables that would hold changes. Should they be using the Effective Date fields if they want to make a change to an account number or Flat Amount or Percentage etc Or is there another table that is holding all change history
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
08/08/2013 12:29 PM
2 Replies and 1088 Views pa59 Attachments  1088  2 Started by  Mary Porter when you drill on the Action on pa59 you have the option to add attachments which are either comments or private comments. Does anyone know what table they are stored in I don't see them in PAGRDI or PACOMMENTS
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
08/07/2013 9:04 PM
0 Replies and 769 Views LP Carryover and how it works  769  0 Started by  Patty We are reducing the PTO max but we want to allow employees who are at their current max to be able to keep the hours that are over for 6 months. How can I accomplish that If use the carryover tab and input a future date (6 months out) and I enter the hours limit, when I click on 'change' it gives me a message - 'carryover end date must be between entry and next carryover date' - but I can't find the dates they are referring to. This is my first time using LP, any help would be greatly appreciat...
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08/02/2013 12:37 PM
6 Replies and 1436 Views 403b match after employee turns 21  1436  6 Started by  Bernie R I'm trying to determine the most efficient way to set up a 403b plan in which the employee can contribute upon hire regardless of age.  The employee becomes eligible for the employer match when they turn 21. Does this require 2 different benefit plans based on minimum age on BN16 Benefit Entry Rules There is no minimum age field on BN18.7 Match Percent Schedule. I appreciate any suggestions on how others have handled similar situations.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
07/31/2013 12:02 PM
0 Replies and 849 Views Canadian Employees & Absence Management  849  0 Started by  AngieP Currently, our Canadian employees are paid from a third party vendor.  In 2014, we will migrate those employees into our Lawson HR/Payroll system, with the goal to pay them from Lawson on 1/1/2015.  A question has come up regarding Lawson's Absence Management module and can it handle set-up for Canadian vacation benefits (in particular those that are calculated based on pay, which I'm told is a provincial law). Are there any Lawson clients using Absence Management with Canadian time...
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07/29/2013 1:12 PM
1 Replies and 1564 Views Benefits Immediate vs Pending during open enrollment  1564  1 Started by  CJDickey We are currently debating whether to do immediate or pending benefits with our open enrollment. Employees will be enrolling though ESS. Last year we processed as immediate and ran into some issues where they ended up on the BS31 because of incorrectly tabbing on their browser. So, we are wondering if we should send all to the BS31 so that all are there instead of researching the ones that end up there in error. Does anyone have any advice or feedback on what your organization is doing
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/29/2013 12:30 PM
8 Replies and 2151 Views Changing accrual rates (Abs Mgmt)  2151  8 Started by  jph826 I have two accrual plans (PTO and PTO-VP) tied to one accrual table PTO.    The rates are changing only for the PTO-VP plan.  I think I have to create a new accrual table and rule, then update the Plan Structure using the new table and rule.  Is this the right way to go about this or should I create a whole new plan I would appreciate some advice please.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/25/2013 1:04 PM
1 Replies and 3282 Views LT101 - StoreDBRec not preceded by find  3282  1 Started by  Chesca We have been trying to run LT101 and keep going into 'needs recovery'. Does anybody have any ideas on how to fix this or seem the following erro   ** Creating .prt and .dtl files                  Processing LT101 (Employee Master Update)                            &n...
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by  ChescaJump to last post
07/25/2013 12:45 PM
0 Replies and 707 Views ABS management accrual limits  707  0 Started by  Chesca Hello, We are going from TA to LP and have had issues with running LP140 for which accruals are given, usage is subtracted/applied, and limits are applied all in the same run. I found an article KB 1192820 which basically states that all 3 of these things cannot be accomplished in the same run of LP140. Is this correct Do you have any other information on the processing order if we wanted to give the bi-weekly accrual, subtract the usage, and then apply the limit
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07/24/2013 3:27 PM
4 Replies and 1104 Views why is PA102 adding a BN35 record?  1104  4 Started by  Mary Porter I'm trying to understand why PA02/PA102 is adding a BN35 record. I don't see anywhere that I can tell PA102 not to update benefits. We have the default for 'Update Benefits' set to N on the action that we are using on the PA102. Is there anywhere else that this is set  I don't see anything on PA06 or HR10.2. Does anyone know why this is happening
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/24/2013 1:18 PM
0 Replies and 738 Views Social Security Required Field Not Working  738  0 Started by  Claire We have the social security number set up to be a required field in Lawson.  Somehow, one of our managers was able to add an employee without a social security number.  Has this happened to anyone else  I'm kind of hoping there's a patch out there or something to fix this.  Thanks.
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07/24/2013 7:40 AM
0 Replies and 928 Views New Hire Self Service not working  928  0 Started by  EBassett I think I have this all set up correct (or maybe not, since it isn't working) but I may be missing a step. I set up a group for self service, I set BS01, BS03.3, BS05. I even set BN16 and added my group and used the same values I used on the BS screens. The employee is in the group I set up, but when I look at her in BS09 for the N type, there are no eligibility dates. Is there a job that needs to be run to update them I also added the new hire enrollment bookmark on the portal. When I l...
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07/23/2013 10:42 AM
1 Replies and 1393 Views AM30.1 ASSET TRANSFER UPLOAD, RELEASE MEMO RECORDS?  1393  1 Started by  LHS VG I'm doing an asset tranfer via AM30.1 upload and get a message of: (*) Memo records exist, accept entries to add.  How do I integrate the add function into the upload Thanks
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
07/22/2013 3:09 PM
10 Replies and 1912 Views Term status and final pay  1912  10 Started by  scuba80 Our system is set up so that once an employee is terminated, you can no longer process their pay.  Because of that, employees are termed after their final pay and not when the term notice is delivered to HR.  I would like to term employees right away and not hold the termination process until after the employee is paid.  Holding the term process causes some downstream benefit deduction issues as some benefits end on the last day worked and are incorrectly taken out of final p...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/22/2013 2:15 PM
10 Replies and 2298 Views Position History  2298  10 Started by  jph826 I need to write a Crystal report that shows each job an employee has ever had, the start date, and the amount of years/mths in that position.  The PAEMPPOS table is difficult to report off of, as there is a position record for every raise, pl/dept or super change.  The HRHISTORY table, FLD NBR 19 has the data, but I'm not sure how to calculate the amount of time in the position.  For example, employee 1000: Beg Date 10/18/2004, Position 0194 Beg Date 10/21/2007, Positi...
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
07/22/2013 10:20 AM
2 Replies and 1327 Views One Time Deduction Audit Report  1327  2 Started by  Jim Serafino Is there anywhere in a Lawson table that stores who created a one-time deduction entered in on PR39, AFTER it has been processed  I see that the ONETMDED table has create date, time and user fields, but I don't see that information being passed/stored in any of the 'DED' tables (i.e. PRDISTRIB, PAYDEDUCTN, etc) after the deduction has been processed and closed. Please advise and thanks.
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
07/22/2013 8:58 AM
0 Replies and 813 Views Executive Benefits  813  0 Started by  donnaM Does anyone have any recommendations for tracking individual life policies for execs/partners  We set the policies up with the vendor on the partners' behalf, and pay the premiums.  We are currently tracking the policy numbers, coverage amounts and premiums for each partner outside of Lawson (Excel). We are looking to move this data into Lawson without having to set up separate BN15 plans (sometimes as many as three per partner) for our 400 partner population.  ...
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07/18/2013 4:25 PM
3 Replies and 1193 Views Add payments to PR85  1193  3 Started by  Mary Porter When anl ACH bounces back our payroll department writes a handwritten check for the amount that has bounced. Our accounting unit wants to be able to add those handwritten checks to PR85 so that they can reconcile, and they also want to be able to reference the original payment number somewhere. Before we dig into finding a way to make this happen (which doesn't seem like it can be on PR85) I wanted to find out what other companies do to pay the employee if an ACH has bounce ...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
07/18/2013 7:09 AM
4 Replies and 1279 Views PR132 issues after upgrade from 9.0.1.6 to 9.0.1.8  1279  4 Started by  LisaN We are working with Support on the issue but wanted to see if others have had an issue with PR132 calculating to much FLSA after upgrading from MSP 6 to MSP 8. Our PR132 company totals use to calculate just pennies to just a few dollars, after the upgrade it is calculating $1,000 and over. Some people are getting a couple hundred dollars of FLSA. Has anyone had an issue with PR132 after upgrading to MSP 8 (vs 9.0.1.8) Thank you.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/10/2013 11:20 AM
4 Replies and 1074 Views PR140 Sporadic Runtimes  1074  4 Started by  Randall Hi all, In August 2012, we upgrade to Apps 9.0.1.7 and Environment 9.0.1.9.  During testing, we noticed our PR140 run time went from around 45 minutes before the upgrade, to 2.5 hours.  We opened a ticket with Lawson and they suggested re-indexing the PAYDEDUCTN table.  We did that in testing and it seemed to work, bringing our run time down to 35 minutes. Since then, we've noticed the same spike in time sporadically.  Our PR140 will run around 35-40 minutes without re-...
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by  ShaunJump to last post
07/09/2013 7:51 AM
0 Replies and 1489 Views Canda Pension Adjustment for T4 (Box 52)  1489  0 Started by  Carol Crist I am trying to find a simple method to calculate box 52 on our T4s. The CODA table is accurate for our hourly employees but for those participating in a DB pension plan we have to go through a series of steps to calculate the Pension Adjustment. Would anyone care to share how they are performing this calculation Thank you!
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07/08/2013 10:56 AM
3 Replies and 1814 Views Company offering Roth 401K starting in 2012  1814  3 Started by  Sarah Our company currently has a 401K pre tax plan. Starting in 2012, we will be offering our 401K pre tax plan AND a Roth 401K post tax plan.  How did you set this up I'd like to keep just one benefit plan for 401K and have the pct pre tax plan in the BENEFITS.EMP_PRE_CONT and BENEFITS.EMP_AFT_CONT plan.  I was looking at our 401K plan code set up under the BN15.1 and I'm not sure how this would work.  I think payroll would have to set up a separate deduction code for the 401K po...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
07/08/2013 7:56 AM
3 Replies and 1006 Views PR292 overstated gross wages with 457f  1006  3 Started by  Mary Porter For only our employees with 457f deductions, the PR292 overstates their gross wages, example Gross Wages = $10,000, Taxable = $7000, Excess = $4,000 where Excess should be $3,000. And we can't correlate the extra excess to anything, and it's only happening to these employees. We have a case logged with Lawson but not making any progress. Has anyone else run into this
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/05/2013 7:36 PM
9 Replies and 1696 Views ESS: Display more than 12 months of paychecks  1696  9 Started by  Mary Porter I did dig around first and didn't see this answered - is it possible to set up the ESS Pay/Pay Checks history to display more than 12 months of paychecks without making them go to the Year to Date and selecting the year I'm thinking I'll just reconfigure the bookmarks and the instructions if the 12 months can't be reprogrammed so they can get to paycheck history a little easier. And if it can't be reprogrammed then it gives us more ammo for getting MHC installed.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/05/2013 7:35 PM
1 Replies and 712 Views Voluntary Benefits  712  1 Started by  BradF We have about 5 coluntary benefits that we only take decudtions for, but don't have coverage.  Do any companies add them to BN15  How else can we track them. Thanks,
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by  BradFJump to last post
07/01/2013 1:41 PM
1 Replies and 1026 Views ESS: Upload users in 9.0.0.4  1026  1 Started by  Tak My company uses ADAM LDAP to authenticate all functional users.  I need to upload approximately 1500 ESS users.  I looked at loadusers import utility but it doesn't allow me to configure domain user settings.  Also I think the users need to be a member of a Lawson group in order for this to work but I don't know which one as there are couple.  Does anyone know how to go about doing this  Thanks in advance.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/26/2013 12:40 PM
2 Replies and 1090 Views ESS: How to change field description  1090  2 Started by  Tak We store employee's personal email in Address 4.  How to change the field descripton on ESS from Address 4 to Personal Email
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by  TakJump to last post
06/26/2013 8:19 AM
0 Replies and 924 Views PR132 System Created OT  924  0 Started by  Mary Porter The totals for System Created OT on PR132 NEVER match the differences in the 3 paycodes that get modified when PR132 runs. For instance, this payroll our System Created OT was $2,794.28 and the difference between OT before PR132 and after PR132 ran is $2,807.97. Does anyone ever get this to balance
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06/25/2013 1:32 PM
1 Replies and 842 Views Employement Verifications and Unemployment Wage Requests  842  1 Started by  Deleted User Our current processes are painfully manual for employment verifications and responses to unemployment claims - would anyone be willing to share how you may have automated even pieces of these types of requests for data Thanks in advance!
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
06/24/2013 12:06 PM
1 Replies and 1033 Views PR20.x table names?  1033  1 Started by  clb393 Hello! i would like to add-ins query the PR20.x forms but doing ctrl-shift-o only gives me the field names and not the 3 digit table code. Am i looking in the wrong area Many thanks, Chris
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
06/19/2013 10:26 AM
0 Replies and 859 Views BSI is very slow  859  0 Started by  Mary Porter When we try to do anything in BSI our response time is about 6 minutes per screen. For example: Click on Modeling and then click on Payment Overrides and then click on 457F. It takes 6 minutes for the Plan/Earning Overrides for Group 457F screen to open up. Then click on New. It takes 6 minutes for the Plan/Earning Override Details screen to open up. Installing new bulletins takes all day.  We are on windows. We are remote hosted and have no response ti...
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06/18/2013 12:53 PM
2 Replies and 1298 Views HELP what files hold deduction mtd, qtd, ytd totals by employee?  1298  2 Started by  TRACY Can someone tell me what file/s to look at that would hold by employee number mtd, qtd, and ytd totals by deduction  Thanks. Please email answer to tkahlgmrc.com
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by  LisaNJump to last post
06/17/2013 11:09 AM
0 Replies and 818 Views Market Pay Adjustments  818  0 Started by  Donna We are considering a Market Pay update to our payroll and are looking for information on how other Lawson users handle this process. Thank you Donna Shelton
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06/12/2013 2:37 PM
0 Replies and 919 Views Concurrent processing of PR140  919  0 Started by  Bernie R We have multiple process levels in one HR company.  We will be adding several new process levels on January 1, 2014. The new process levels will be in a separate Processing Group.  Will we be able to run multiple PR140 jobs by Processing Group on the same server at the same time  We do not want to add additional HR companies.  If we can't run multiple PR140s concurrently we will look at other setup options. Thanks,
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06/12/2013 8:48 AM
1 Replies and 1118 Views Section 132 working condition fringe benefit  1118  1 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Does anyone know the remuneration code in Lawson that I can attach to a pay cummary group for an OJT program we have that is considered Section 132 working condition fringe benefit   I prefer to attach it to a remuneration code so that if the laws change, it will all be handled through BSI.  If there isn't one, I can set it up and exempt the taxes. Thanks in advance.
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by  asaburJump to last post
06/09/2013 4:22 PM
0 Replies and 831 Views Upload BN71 with Add-Ins ?  831  0 Started by  Rick S. Has anyone had success uploading BN71 (COBRA benefits) using Add-ins   We've managed to upload the COBRA participants, but are having issues with uploading their benefits. All help appreciated in advance. Till later, Rick S.
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06/08/2013 5:42 AM
0 Replies and 1196 Views Best practices for pay period begin and end dates  1196  0 Started by  Bernie R We will be process payrolls for some of our affiliates.  Each affiliate will become a process level in our HR company.  Our current biweekly pay period begins on a Monday and ends on Sunday at midnight.   We have not determined if the affiliates should be moved to our biweekly pay period begin and end dates or if we have more flexibility if affiliates pay periods have a different begin and end day.  We would appreciate any comments on what setup has work...
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06/07/2013 11:41 AM
4 Replies and 2009 Views Different Wellness Credits for different benefit plan years  2009  4 Started by  Kelly H I am trying to determine the best way to account for different Wellness Credits for different benefit plan years. Basically our employees are either eligible for the credit or they aren't. However they may not have been eligible in 2010, but are now eligible in 2011. We use the Lifestyles Credit flag by setting it to a '1' if they participate and it gives them the credit on their benefits. Everyone has to enroll in the program to get the credit. They can enroll one year and not the next ...
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
06/04/2013 4:21 PM
10 Replies and 1352 Views PR36 not pulling in 2nd position pay rate  1352  10 Started by  Deleted User We have an employee who was setup with a 2nd position level for a different dept & job code than their primary and  it was effective for 5/12/13.  This employee worked in both their 1st & 2nd position levels this past pay period (5/12-25/13) however the payrate for the 2nd pos level is reflecting the 1st pos levels rate not the 2nd's. If I go directly to pr36 and enter a paycode and assign the 2nd pos levels job code the primary pay rate is pulled in not the 2nd...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
06/04/2013 1:38 PM
1 Replies and 1136 Views PR80 Upload?  1136  1 Started by  Mary Porter We have to print about 1500 Bonus checks off-cycle. Last year when we did this we used normal payroll cycle processing. We had to remove all of the pr39 entries and then re-add them after the payroll was closed. We are wondering if this is best practice or if it would be possible to upload to PR80 via addins and just not bring in the OTD's. I'm going to keep looking but would like any opinions.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
06/03/2013 7:43 PM
1 Replies and 885 Views Certification Education Pay  885  1 Started by  CJDickey Hi, our Execs are reviewing our current Certification, Education and License (CEL) pay and I foresee changes. Based on what I have heard certain job codes in certain departments will be eligible for certain CEL. So, a job code that resides in multiple departments may only be eligible in one department. In addition the only hours that will be eligible will be worked hours so no PTO, Sick, Jury Duty or Bereavement will receive the additional pay. I wanted to throw this situation out there to see h...
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by  Linda SJump to last post
06/03/2013 8:59 AM
1 Replies and 990 Views Product Line  990  1 Started by  Rajasekar S I am new to Lawson S3, I have clarification about term Productline (Repository of metadata & Actual Data (is it right or wrong) then following terms. Environment Metadata Actual data (what they refer, user form data) Kindly provide brief answer. Thanks in Advance.
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by  Brinda PrabhakaranJump to last post
05/27/2013 11:08 PM
1 Replies and 844 Views PA52 Doesn't Do Date Validation?  844  1 Started by  Woozy Hi All, We have a Personnel Action (PA52) that populates the PEM-BEN-DATE-x fields.  While doing some data auditing, we've found that this PA is allowing invalid dates to be updated into PAEMPLOYEE.  The dates are in the proper format, but with an incorrect year, like '02/01/1070'.  Trying to enter a similar date via HR11 throws an error because the date is prior to 1700. Shouldn't invalid dates cause the PA100 to throw an error Thoughts  Thanks.
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
05/23/2013 10:37 PM
0 Replies and 786 Views LP plan based off of hours worked  786  0 Started by  Cindy Has anyone setup a LP plan that looks at an employee's last year of hours worked to determine if he/she qualifies to accrue. I.E.  An employee qualifies to enroll into the plan based off of employee status.  An allotment amount is given if the employee worked a minimum of 1600 hours the past year.  The annual allotment is given on an employees adjusted hire date. Any guidance/suggestions are greatly appreciated! Thanks, Cindy
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05/23/2013 11:06 AM
0 Replies and 824 Views COBRA Module  824  0 Started by  Linda Telles Does anyone use the COBRA Tracking in Lawson  We would like a better system to track our COBRA participants and the monthly payments.  Any information you can give is greatly appreciated.
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05/22/2013 3:32 PM
1 Replies and 1764 Views BN105 GL Override Error message  1764  1 Started by  Kelly H I updated a number of GL overrides on the BN20 for our benefit plans.  I ran the BN220 and it said I needed to run the BN105 to update my HL/PPO plan for 1/1/10.  However when I run it for that plan, I get the following error message.  HL PPO PPO Medical 01/01/10 GL Account Multiple date records exist for plan; cannot process I cannot see multiple dates for this particular group on the BN20 and have looked on the Lawson KB and found nothing about this message. ...
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
05/15/2013 2:42 PM
3 Replies and 995 Views ESS benefit enrollment changing xml wording  995  3 Started by  fred.kobos I am trying to change some of the wording the benefit enrollment.  i have no problem changing the wording but I cannot seem to get the underline, bold, color to work.  Does anyone have an example of this.  It is in the benmsgs.xml.
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
05/13/2013 9:26 PM
2 Replies and 895 Views Temporarily stopping a garnishment  895  2 Started by  clb393 Hello! My desire is to temporarily stop a garnishment for the summer. Can i just enter a Stop Date, and then remove it when i want it to resume, or do i need to enter a new Effective Date also thanks, Chris
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by  clb393Jump to last post
05/13/2013 1:27 PM
6 Replies and 1132 Views EMDEDMASTR vrs PAYDEDUNCT  1132  6 Started by  Chesca The benefits team will begin offering deferred compensation 457-roth option. They setup an employee with the new deduction code using PR14.1. Payroll added another record using the PR05 screen. I want to report the employee deduction and amount but I am not really sure if I have to read the payment master file and the payment deduction file or the EMDEDMASTR file. Any help would be greatly appreciated  
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by  ChescaJump to last post
05/10/2013 1:45 PM
5 Replies and 2604 Views History Correction - PA13.2  2604  5 Started by  BrianP We updated PR16 on 05/03 effective 05/05 with wage increases and ran PR110 to update salaries.  Retroactive termination recieved effective 4/30 but cannot enter record due to error message 'Term date must be>= level 1 effective date of 5/05/2013'.  PA 13.2 record shows 5/5/2013 date for facility wage increases.  Cannot change or delete PA13.2 record for pay increase to enter retro term.  No personnel action to reverse.  Any assistance is greatly appre...
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by  BrianPJump to last post
05/10/2013 12:12 PM
1 Replies and 769 Views Overtime in PRDISTRIB  769  1 Started by  Jeff We here in NH cannot find overtime (OT) payments in our PRDISTRIB table.  We have no issues finding regular pay filtering via the DST_ACCOUNT attribute but this logic does not work for OT.  Yet we are seeing OT transactions in the table, PRTIME. Any helpful hints are appreciated. Jeff
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by  JeffJump to last post
05/10/2013 10:13 AM
1 Replies and 1120 Views 4-10 Hr Days work schedule/CA OT  1120  1 Started by  Jill Recently it was requested that we (IT) find an automated method to track and calculate overtime for employees in California who work 4-10 hour days. We currently have a separate pay plan and use PR132 to calculate the 1.5x OT for > than 8 hours a day, 1.5x OT for > than 40 hours a week, 2.0x OT for > than 12 hours a day and the 7 consecutive day rule of 1.5x regular rates for the first 8 house and 2x for any hours over 8. Can anyone share how they track a different work schedule in standard L...
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by  LisaNJump to last post
05/07/2013 4:11 PM
3 Replies and 964 Views Employee Status  964  3 Started by  Jeff Is there another data attribute in the S3 database that determines if an employee is active versus inactive  We are currently struggling with the attribute, EMP-STATUS, which appears to be more of a status type.  When you look at its definition, it appears to be truly payroll related. ST-STATUS looked promising but in our database, the value is always 0 for all employees, active or terminated. Jeff
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
05/02/2013 9:06 AM
1 Replies and 840 Views Usage of Smart Notifications for HR activities/transcations  840  1 Started by  TBonney Does anyone use Smart Notifications for HR activities We are on Windows platform, running Lawson 9.0.1.x (environment & apps) and are licensed for LBI, but do not presently use Smart Notifications. We'd like to find out how useful other organizations have found Smart Notifications to be, especially with regards to Human Resources (job/position changes, terminations, etc.) functions/activity. If anyone would be willing, please let us know, as we would like to discuss this topic with yo...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
04/30/2013 9:09 AM
4 Replies and 1633 Views TA Payroll Tables in S3  1633  4 Started by  Jeff Does anyone know of a data dictionary for the TA...... tables of S3.  Tables like TAEMPTRANS. Jeff
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by  JeffJump to last post
04/26/2013 12:07 PM
0 Replies and 799 Views General Ledger Override on deduction?!  799  0 Started by  clb393 Hello! I have an employee that when i drill down into HR11 under deductions, in their Retirement deduction code (3601) there is a General Ledger Override to their expense account (see attached).  I don't believe it is coming from the BN20 because there is only a very small number of group overrides there, none of which this employee belongs to. Can you tell me from where else could an override be attaching itself to this deduction Many thanks, Chris
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04/25/2013 3:23 PM
7 Replies and 1190 Views How can we stop deduction splits by process level?  1190  7 Started by  Mary Porter We set up each of our facilities as a process level and we have employees that work in multiple facilities. All of them are in the same county/state. When they work in multiple facilities, all of their deductions get split up by their percentage of hours worked in each process level. Their deductions don't get charged to their accounting units, they all roll to one benefits accounting unit. Is there any way to set this up so that the deductions don't split up It makes reporting a nightmare. W...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
04/24/2013 4:26 PM
2 Replies and 1604 Views Moving all to one pay cycle  1604  2 Started by  Kelly H We have approximately 20,000 employees and are looking at some options regarding our pay cycles. We currently have two pay cycles that pay on alternating weeks.  One option we are considering is moving to one pay cycle...has anyone else done this recently  We are on 9.0.  Outside of the employee communication pieces, any words of wisdom or advice  
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
04/23/2013 7:24 PM
0 Replies and 982 Views Help! Need to set up flat amount LP plan!  982  0 Started by  Sarah Currently, we have a flex plan in place for regular employees (aka ee) and they accrual flex time every pay period. I am working on creating another flex plan for a small group of doctors that get a flat number of days every year. I thought I had it set up correctly...created the employee group (aka ee grp) to identify who is eligible for this plan, tied it to the same Absence Plan (it's cycle based so I think I can do that.) but defined the service, accrual, eligibility, limit, pa...
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04/23/2013 10:12 AM
7 Replies and 1292 Views ESS Hiding Supplemental Address Tab  1292  7 Started by  KJBULLS Hello, I am trying to hide 'Supplemental' address tab in ESS under 'Personal Changes'. I went to modify empaddress.htm and tried to hide the code wherever 'Supplemental' was referenced. It hides it, but then the 'Home Address' change submission doesn't work. It seems like I am not commenting out the right code. Has anyone ever done this I thought it should not be that hard to hide a tab. Any ideas Thanks, KJ
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
04/18/2013 7:35 AM
1 Replies and 1001 Views New System Code added  1001  1 Started by  slm4 We recently added a new system code to keep our in-house written programs separate. In writing the first program for that new system code I am encountering a message that does not give me enough information to determine problem.  Error msg is: Line 5 : Invalid Tran Code Found Previous to that I had gotten valid errors and fixed those.  Line 5 is a comment line. Any ideas
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by  LeeJump to last post
04/17/2013 1:43 PM
0 Replies and 783 Views Coordination of Benefits in Lawson?  783  0 Started by  Paul Berkowitz Our medical provider is asking us to maintain Coordination of Benefits during open enrollment within Lawson.  We are researching if other organization are storing the data in Lawson and then creating an interface. We modified ESS last year to direct employee to the vendor site. Thanks in advance, Paul
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04/17/2013 10:32 AM
1 Replies and 1066 Views can't delete job from recdef  1066  1 Started by  ccBrian I have a job I need to remove for testing puroses. In the TEST portal, when I try to delete the job it says I can't because it exists as a recurring job in recdef. In LID, when I try to delete it in recdef I just get a system beep - no explanation - nothing. Any suggestions Thank you
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
04/17/2013 10:06 AM
1 Replies and 1205 Views Direct Deposits that are rejected by a bank  1205  1 Started by  Eileen G Just curious to see how other clients handle this process.  Do you have a deduction code (apply the amount of the check to that deduction code) and process a manual check to the Employee Thanks for your help!
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
04/16/2013 5:01 PM
2 Replies and 1398 Views PR195 Accrual Program  1398  2 Started by  Bernie R Since PR195 does not include Activity data in the accrual file, we have been searching for a way to automate the preparation of adjustment files for general ledger.  We have been creating csv files from PR195 to use in preparing adjustment files and have found that the employee number is not assigned to each of the lines in PR195 for the employer deduction amount calculated by PR195.  In order to use the PR195 detail to concatenate the activity code, the employee number must be in the ...
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by  Bernie RJump to last post
04/16/2013 2:35 PM
3 Replies and 2516 Views Design Studio button script for ImageNow  2516  3 Started by  jph826 I've been asked to add a button to a Lawson HR form that will execute ImageNow.  The sample script I have is for AP and I don't know how to change it to apply to an HR form.  Has anyone done this and if so, would you be willing to share a sample script with me  We basically want it to use the Lawson to show the associated documents. Here is what was in their documentation: 1. Open Lawson Design Studio and open the Lawson Form to which you want to add a button. 2. At the ...
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by  David BrittonJump to last post
04/12/2013 10:30 AM
11 Replies and 1654 Views Benefit enrollment set up question  1654  11 Started by  scuba80 In the test environment, I am receiving a pop up box that says Benfit enrollment rules are net set up for employee.  I reviewed chapter 7 in the Lawson ESMSS Guide regarding Web Benefits Enrollments and as fas as I can tell all the necessary set up seems to be done.  Am I missing something  I am using version 9.0.1.9.153  I do not have any issues in production.
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by  scuba80Jump to last post
04/10/2013 3:17 PM
0 Replies and 1027 Views PA52.4 NEWHIRE2 Action  1027  0 Started by  Paul Berkowitz Currently working on a NEWHIRE2 personnel action for PA52.4 addins, the template is based on the original upload which we have used for the past 6 months successfully. The additional fields that are being mapped are schedule and grade, currently receiving Process Level is required.  Tried adding ORIG fields with no success. 0001000215604NEWHIRE2 20130401   Process Level is required   415   001   _f1 Please advise if ad...
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04/09/2013 2:15 PM
0 Replies and 809 Views PTO GL Question  809  0 Started by  Kelly H Does your system pass the PTO from the LP to the GL side as the PTO is earned or is the bank balance calculated at the end of the month How often is the LP198 ran 
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04/08/2013 10:10 AM
2 Replies and 3336 Views PA54.1 History Correction Issue  3336  2 Started by  Dave Williams Hello, let me first say that I am an novice in LAWSON and am just now learning the basics.  We entered a wrong Effective Date for a SEPARATION in PA52.1.  I found some documentation (and training materials on MyLawson.com) on the topic of 'Essentials of History Correction'.  Upon trying the procedure in 54.1 I received an error: 'Pending history correction records must be updated first.' Can someone explain to me what I need to do next  I am at a loss to understand.... ...
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by  Dave WilliamsJump to last post
04/03/2013 8:02 AM
3 Replies and 1514 Views Traverse Data from paydeductn to glchartdtl  1514  3 Started by  Jeff Via SQL I need to traverse payroll deduction data in paydeductn to glchartdtl.  Has anyone done this  This my latest attempt to join this data with no results, where per_end_date is a parameter into the query.        AND employee.employee = paydeductn.employee        AND paydeductn.per_end_date = :end_date        AND emdedmastr.company = paydeductn.company      &nbs...
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by  JeffJump to last post
03/29/2013 12:27 PM
3 Replies and 3201 Views Tracking Part Time hours Worked for Affordable Care Act  3201  3 Started by  irish3782 Hello, Just wondering if anyone has given any thought to how they are going to track part time hours worked for the Affordable Care act requiring anyone working 30 or more hours a week (on average) to receive benefits.  I am getting stuck when an employee goes Full Time to Part Time I don't want to be counting hours worked while they were full time to figure out the average  Or do I Please help, thanks!!
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
03/29/2013 7:56 AM
3 Replies and 2100 Views BSI Contribution Limits for 457b  2100  3 Started by  Gary Stone Essentially, 457(b) can now accomodate Pre and After Tax contributions (I believe IRS has allowed this a few years ago). Currently, our 403(b) and 403(b) Roth Contributions aggregate as they should utilizing the tax status codes, 02 and 17 on the PR05. 457(B) Roth has a tax status of 04 but not a corresponding after tax status code... it must be left blank to get the appropriate after-tax calculation; this does not aggregate toward the maximum contribution. Has anyone experienced this issue
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
03/28/2013 11:13 AM
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