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1 Replies and 955 Views Query on PR69.1  955  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 701 Views Portland Sick Leave  701  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 1053 Views How to Post-Process using a multi-step job  1053  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 1522 Views PR295  1522  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 769 Views PA52 addins for a dual role  769  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 920 Views FSA DEPENDENT CARE SETUP  920  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 900 Views PA52.1 versus PA52.5 field lookup  900  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 1340 Views Hire Date Changed  1340  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 1381 Views pa49.3  1381  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 930 Views Position setup best practice  930  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 2533 Views PA100 error  2533  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 1460 Views Error 163- Illegal character in numeric field in BN531  1460  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 721 Views Adjust taxation for lived in worked in states  721  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 953 Views Data Upload Template  953  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 930 Views Employer Costs W2  930  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 997 Views Hours/FTE change and benefits ESS  997  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 977 Views Move data from one Lawson system to another Lawson system  977  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 722 Views PA local tax balaning  722  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 623 Views New Tax Catagory  623  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 1149 Views Lawson to KRONOS people interface  1149  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 1335 Views Location of Automatic Deposit Field on the PR12.6  1335  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 921 Views Setting up salary grades  921  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 5256 Views Determining hours worked per week for ACA  5256  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 1409 Views Masking SSN in ESS  1409  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 695 Views Accrual Rule/Calc  695  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 941 Views 401K/403b Plan set up and deferral limits  941  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 1213 Views Enrollment issues  1213  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 889 Views LP Transactions did not close  889  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 1110 Views FML Tracking  1110  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 Thank you!
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by  MidgeJump to last post
02/03/2014 7:11 AM
0 Replies and 682 Views More Enrollment Issues  682  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 1165 Views Effective Date & System Change Date  1165  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 1894 Views W-2 Box 12 Code DD Health Coverage Cost reporting  1894  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 1523 Views data dictionary  1523  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 1685 Views EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION  1685  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 771 Views W2 - Federal Info for multiple states  771  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 645 Views PA391 job ((EEO-4 report) goes into Needs Recovery  645  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 898 Views ADDINS for HR15.3 (Job Code User fields)  898  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 634 Views Find missing dependents  634  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 801 Views PA02 date error  801  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 3338 Views Updating User fields through Ess  3338  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 855 Views Incorrect First Work Period End Date populated on the PR21.1  855  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 2017 Views Healthcare reform  2017  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 847 Views Retiree Benefits  847  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 830 Views Benefit rates are not updating for 2014  830  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 826 Views Informational Survey  826  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. 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 1490 Views PR82 add-in's upload or AGS call upload  1490  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 1014 Views LBI Error Message  1014  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 698 Views Raise during pay period  698  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 803 Views 457b pay out (originally deferred as a PR deduction)  803  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 696 Views HR11 Addins template  696  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 668 Views PA49 Employee Test Info in ESS and MSS  668  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 707 Views BN103 Ending Plans 12/31/13  707  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 1004 Views Clairvia  1004  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 987 Views LP100 didnt build LP plans  987  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 906 Views Addins template for HR15.1  906  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 1177 Views Blanking HR11 fields on an HR511  1177  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 873 Views HR Employee Purge Process  873  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 2497 Views Table for EEO-4 Functional Group description - HR11  2497  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 685 Views Outsource of Benefits Module  685  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 1014 Views HR156 vs HR155 Employee Group Update  1014  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 1518 Views Job Code User Fields  1518  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 918 Views Position User Field Upload template  918  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 722 Views Download accruals from LP64  722  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 763 Views LP-Voided check reversing accrual usage  763  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 932 Views Setting up default coverages  932  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 1035 Views what pay table(s) populate the PR141?  1035  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 929 Views PR197 not moving time records to PRTIME or QUARTWAGE  929  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 1342 Views Pending benefit transctions for EOI  1342  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 712 Views Dependents Not Being Enrolled During Online Annual Enrollment  712  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 4121 Views Lawson Workforce Management  4121  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 2103 Views PR14 Add-ins  2103  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 1102 Views Annual Enrollment Error Message  1102  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 1148 Views Worker's Comp for out of state  1148  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 1223 Views HSA  1223  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 533 Views Roth Reimbursements and County Taxes  533  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 1720 Views EMSS version 10  1720  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 1849 Views Automation of BN101, PA100, BN100, LP100  1849  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 1620 Views Annual Enrollment vs New HIre Enrollment  1620  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 966 Views pR85 Escheat sub-status  966  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 2341 Views Bad File Status  2341  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 1076 Views Lawson/Infor 10  1076  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 773 Views PR514 skipping termed employees  773  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 733 Views Wellness Plan Credits  733  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 722 Views LP53  722  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 840 Views Supplemental Life Plan  840  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 1045 Views W4 Exemptions  1045  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 770 Views Maryland State and Local Taxes  770  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 1850 Views Need to reverse incorrect termination info  1850  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 591 Views Termed employee moving out of US  591  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 2201 Views BN32 Addins upload template  2201  1 Started by  Deelight 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 793 Views Transitional Reinsurance Fee (TRF)  793  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 1217 Views Final Pay for Deceased employee  1217  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 679 Views BN screen security  679  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 653 Views HR14.1 addins for changing records  653  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 1090 Views Benefits - Stock Options????  1090  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 757 Views timerecords disappeared during payroll cycle  757  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 729 Views ESS - Org Chart - not display an employee  729  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 991 Views Supplemental Life Insurance  991  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 706 Views Employees working multiple process levels  706  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 1202 Views PRDISTRIB duplicate records  1202  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 1250 Views Incorrect general ledger date in PR197  1250  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 1191 Views PA18 Travel Docs  1191  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 792 Views PR23 Payroll distributions  792  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 1859 Views Default enrollment in 403b/401k plans  1859  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 894 Views PA50 - Purpose of History Correction Method?  894  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 1550 Views Delete Pending Individual Actions  1550  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 1110 Views Exception Time Entry / Standard Time Cards  1110  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 2143 Views Lawson Performance Management  2143  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 726 Views LP Accrual amount not rounding correctly  726  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 712 Views BN12 Benefit Annual Limit  712  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 844 Views ESS DmeFilter in popups  844  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 903 Views LP FLOAT HOLIDAY TRANS  903  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 733 Views PR195 detail  733  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 860 Views 403b set-up for 15-years of service rule  860  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 992 Views Update Benefit Groups and Rate Tables  992  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 1101 Views Employee Groups History  1101  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 2209 Views Best Practice for PR12  2209  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 1037 Views pa59 Attachments  1037  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 742 Views LP Carryover and how it works  742  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 1378 Views 403b match after employee turns 21  1378  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 810 Views Canadian Employees & Absence Management  810  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 1516 Views Benefits Immediate vs Pending during open enrollment  1516  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 2029 Views Changing accrual rates (Abs Mgmt)  2029  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 3163 Views LT101 - StoreDBRec not preceded by find  3163  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 687 Views ABS management accrual limits  687  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 1043 Views why is PA102 adding a BN35 record?  1043  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 713 Views Social Security Required Field Not Working  713  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 899 Views New Hire Self Service not working  899  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 1328 Views AM30.1 ASSET TRANSFER UPLOAD, RELEASE MEMO RECORDS?  1328  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 1650 Views Term status and final pay  1650  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 2036 Views Position History  2036  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 1269 Views One Time Deduction Audit Report  1269  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 773 Views Executive Benefits  773  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 1135 Views Add payments to PR85  1135  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 1238 Views PR132 issues after upgrade from to  1238  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 Thank you.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/10/2013 11:20 AM
4 Replies and 997 Views PR140 Sporadic Runtimes  997  4 Started by  Randall Hi all, In August 2012, we upgrade to Apps and Environment  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 1445 Views Canda Pension Adjustment for T4 (Box 52)  1445  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 1756 Views Company offering Roth 401K starting in 2012  1756  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 935 Views PR292 overstated gross wages with 457f  935  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 1641 Views ESS: Display more than 12 months of paychecks  1641  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 684 Views Voluntary Benefits  684  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 983 Views ESS: Upload users in  983  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 1061 Views ESS: How to change field description  1061  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 880 Views PR132 System Created OT  880  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 798 Views Employement Verifications and Unemployment Wage Requests  798  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 974 Views PR20.x table names?  974  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 813 Views BSI is very slow  813  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 1237 Views HELP what files hold deduction mtd, qtd, ytd totals by employee?  1237  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
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by  LisaNJump to last post
06/17/2013 11:09 AM
0 Replies and 784 Views Market Pay Adjustments  784  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 885 Views Concurrent processing of PR140  885  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 1074 Views Section 132 working condition fringe benefit  1074  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 793 Views Upload BN71 with Add-Ins ?  793  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 1152 Views Best practices for pay period begin and end dates  1152  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 1931 Views Different Wellness Credits for different benefit plan years  1931  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 1305 Views PR36 not pulling in 2nd position pay rate  1305  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 1085 Views PR80 Upload?  1085  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 847 Views Certification Education Pay  847  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 955 Views Product Line  955  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 783 Views PA52 Doesn't Do Date Validation?  783  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 755 Views LP plan based off of hours worked  755  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 792 Views COBRA Module  792  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 1667 Views BN105 GL Override Error message  1667  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 955 Views ESS benefit enrollment changing xml wording  955  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 847 Views Temporarily stopping a garnishment  847  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 1091 Views EMDEDMASTR vrs PAYDEDUNCT  1091  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 2457 Views History Correction - PA13.2  2457  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 729 Views Overtime in PRDISTRIB  729  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
2 Replies and 1935 Views PR13 and PA52 receive Tax Warning errors  1935  2 Started by  Lisa We are seeing the error message 'Warning-tax errors; partial tax update; use PR13.8; OK to Cont' when we make a change on PR13 (US Tax withholding) or PA52 (Indiv. Action).  We see in PR13.8 the message 'BSI Warnings found; review BSI Tax Locator messages'.    However, when we look in BSI Message viewer, there are NO error messages for the employee that we are updating, yet we always get that message when updating that employee.   Is there somewh...
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by  LisaJump to last post
05/09/2013 9:59 AM
1 Replies and 1074 Views 4-10 Hr Days work schedule/CA OT  1074  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 919 Views Employee Status  919  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 805 Views Usage of Smart Notifications for HR activities/transcations  805  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 1562 Views TA Payroll Tables in S3  1562  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 770 Views General Ledger Override on deduction?!  770  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 1142 Views How can we stop deduction splits by process level?  1142  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 1553 Views Moving all to one pay cycle  1553  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 942 Views Help! Need to set up flat amount LP plan!  942  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 1219 Views ESS Hiding Supplemental Address Tab  1219  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 931 Views New System Code added  931  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 717 Views Coordination of Benefits in Lawson?  717  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 1014 Views can't delete job from recdef  1014  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 1176 Views Direct Deposits that are rejected by a bank  1176  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 1318 Views PR195 Accrual Program  1318  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 2439 Views Design Studio button script for ImageNow  2439  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 1590 Views Benefit enrollment set up question  1590  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  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 986 Views PA52.4 NEWHIRE2 Action  986  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 775 Views PTO GL Question  775  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 3123 Views PA54.1 History Correction Issue  3123  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 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 1455 Views Traverse Data from paydeductn to glchartdtl  1455  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 =      &nbs...
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by  JeffJump to last post
03/29/2013 12:27 PM
3 Replies and 3115 Views Tracking Part Time hours Worked for Affordable Care Act  3115  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 2013 Views BSI Contribution Limits for 457b  2013  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
6 Replies and 2218 Views Implementing Absence Management  2218  6 Started by  Cindy We are in the process of planning our implementation of Absence Management and would like to know how much consulting assistance was needed for it.  Did anyone setup LP without assistance  Any advise will be greatly appreciated! Thanks, Cindy
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by  Wendy H.Jump to last post
03/27/2013 9:47 AM
1 Replies and 879 Views Track incentive plan by employee  879  1 Started by  Tina Z We have a need to track what incentive plans employees are elilgible for, including the plan name, percent and date.  Other than creating individual HR11 user fields to track this, has anyone else used Lawson to track this information  We are on S3 ver 9.0.1.
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by  Paul BerkowitzJump to last post
03/27/2013 9:01 AM
5 Replies and 1112 Views Querying Excel add-ins for PR197 data  1112  5 Started by  clb393 Can someone point me to the Excel add-in that gives the PR197 data, such as Employee, Accounting Unit, Account, Amount etc. Thanks, Chris 
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by  clb393Jump to last post
03/26/2013 8:48 AM
0 Replies and 973 Views Changing HR User Field  973  0 Started by  George Graham Have a user field that was created as an alpha field. It is also set up to create history records. Values were loaded in this field for employees. The field really needs to be changed to be a numeric field, not alpha. The problem is that I cannot delete the user field since it has history activity attached to it. I have tried all possible combinations of removing the history records but can't seem to get rid of the last one in HR54. If I delete the value from an employee through HR15 - then I ha...
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03/25/2013 2:40 PM
1 Replies and 2229 Views S3 HR vs Global HR  2229  1 Started by  Angela Irwin We are working towards a LTM implementation late 2014.  Wondering if anyone has information or opinions regarding staying with S3 HR vs implementing Global HR  Has anyone done LTM and stayed with S3 HR Thanks!
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
03/25/2013 2:33 PM
0 Replies and 859 Views Need a way to customize cycles for New Hire and Open Enrollment  859  0 Started by  Jsphlane20 Hello Everyone, I'm looking for a way to customize the pay cycles for a process level that shares the same pay plan as another. The Lawson 'BN Admin Guide 9.01' only outlines how to maintain web benefit cycle data for those that share a different pay plan. Can someone point me in the right direction as to what steps I need to take to implement custom cycles for this scenario Thanks, Joseph
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03/25/2013 2:05 PM
0 Replies and 752 Views Benefit Enrollment ESS resources  752  0 Started by  dra2325 Hi, my employer will go live with ESS for our annual benefit enrollment for 1/1/2014. I would love to connect with anyone who might have gone live with ESS for their annual enrollment; war stories and success stories wanted! If I can contact you by email or phone, please let me know. It is greatly appreciated!
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03/21/2013 7:17 PM
4 Replies and 942 Views FLSA and supplied overtime  942  4 Started by  Mary Porter I'm reading KB 1199984 and wondering if we have our pay plan setup correctly. Overtime is determined in our time & attendance system. The OT time record is sent over from T&A and brought in via PR530. Are these OT time records considered supplied overtime
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
03/21/2013 1:40 PM
7 Replies and 1342 Views Maintaining both Work and Personal Email  1342  7 Started by  Shane Jones Hello all: Anyone collecting maintaining both a work email and personal email address in Lawson    We are looking at some options but I am surprised that more clients are not collecting this information and maintaining it in Lawson... Thanks
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
03/21/2013 7:10 AM
6 Replies and 3207 Views ESS Annual Enrollment  3207  6 Started by  PTank Hi there!  I really need some help. I'm having an issue with Annual Enrollment blocking enrollment for one of the 1/1/13 flex reimbursment account plans.  ESS will not allow Flex Savings Account enrollment for 1/1/2013. A Mid year popup messgase comes up that says you can not enroll mid-year.  When you close the window the plan is marked as 'not available' and the only thing you can elect is waive. I have completed all the 1/1/2013 plan set ups and enrollment on th...
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by  MaryTJump to last post
03/20/2013 4:48 PM
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