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0 Replies and 674 Views BN72 and BN32 Uploads  674  0 Started by  Dave Williams I use uploads for BN32 and BN72.  Recently I noticed that my upload did not affect the correct benefit on an employee record.  When mapping Excel columns to the correct LAWSON detail field, I have always used the 'r0' option. If the 'r0' option if selected (e.g., '_f24:r0,PTB-COV-OPTION1') then LAWSON will update detail row 0 (which is the 1st row of detail records).  I have noticed that LAWSON displays the detail records in the following order:  HL, DN, EL, followe...
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01/27/2015 10:30 AM
0 Replies and 624 Views Term Dates in BN106 (HIPAA834) files  624  0 Started by  TBonney We have a vendor requesting that we provide term dates in our BN106 HIPAA834 files. We create our files using the 'Validate' option. It is our understanding that, for lack of a better term, these are 'full' files, including all employees/dependents who have coverage under the chosen plan type and plan(s) selected. This being said, isn't it true that those employee (or dependents) who have not elected coverage, or who have dropped their respective coverage from any of these plans woul...
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01/15/2015 12:29 PM
1 Replies and 654 Views Terminating Employees  654  1 Started by  April Meguiar In the sw66 screen - I get the following message: 'Message not Found ( /211).  Can anyone please tell me what this means Thanks, April
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by  jaherbJump to last post
01/13/2015 12:04 PM
1 Replies and 978 Views Calculating GTL on the first 50000  978  1 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli How do you handle the inclusion of the first 50,000 on Key Employees when running the BN150
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
01/12/2015 4:45 PM
1 Replies and 960 Views Tracking Additional Health Costs for w-2  960  1 Started by  Colleen Bertagnolli I am able to pull by deduction group my health costs for box 12dd.  Any suggestions on how to track the costs for those employees that are on LOA and are not getting paid through payroll for a number of pay periods  We do not have have our deductions going into arrears.   Any ideas would be most helpful   Thanks  
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
01/12/2015 4:43 PM
3 Replies and 1637 Views ACH Pre-note process  1637  3 Started by  Mary Porter Currently our payroll department handles all ACH entries. A new account does't pre-note until the next payroll is run, and the employee gets a printed check that payroll.  Then their second check goes ACH. The organization wants to use ESS Direct Deposit but also avoid printed checks. So the pre-note process is now up for discussion and they want to know what best practice is with Lawson payroll.  We have discussed cutting off ESS access to Direct Deposit on Thurs...
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
01/09/2015 5:00 PM
1 Replies and 959 Views Seeking method to mass adjust accrual dates  959  1 Started by  Kelci It could be that I'm spoiled by Oracle, which is the primary HRIS run by my company, but I simply do not get the way Lawson accruals work.  As an example, I'll use the most recent paycheck, paid today (1/9/15) for the pay period of 12/21/14 - 1/3/15.  Some people's accruals from this check post with a December date, and others post with a January date.  Is there a way to standardize the accrual post date so that they all just post to the same date, preferably the pay date
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
01/09/2015 9:30 AM
10 Replies and 2298 Views 2014 Payroll Year End PR299  2298  10 Started by  BarbLR We applied the 2014 Payroll Year End initial download.  I compared the EFW2512 file I created before the bulletin was applied to the EFW2512 file created after it was applied.  The RE company header records are all missing the notification email address (starts in position 279). Infor says that they cannot duplicate the issue, although I am on the current PR299PD version.  Has anyone else noticed this issue
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by  BarbLRJump to last post
01/08/2015 9:48 AM
2 Replies and 1191 Views HSA set up with direct deposit  1191  2 Started by  Bekki We will be implementing medical plans that have HSA's for the first time effective 1/1/15.  How have others set the HSA piece up  I've seen some set them up under the HL code and others set them up under RS code.  Which is the best  Any information would be appreciate. Also, our vendor is requiring the money to be set up via direct deposit.  So the employee will have to go set up a bank account and we will send the HSA to that account  Where can we set up...
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by  Pamela BrattleafJump to last post
01/08/2015 9:20 AM
3 Replies and 1094 Views BN32 Changes  1094  3 Started by  Mary Porter I saw a few older posts regarding using a HK field in order for BN32 changes to work - but I found a BN32 addin on the Infor site that doesn't include an HK - it uses these fields:   BEN-COMPANY BEN-EMPLOYEE ENROLLMENT-DATE LINE-FC1 BEN-PLAN-TYPE1 BEN-PLAN-CODE1 BEN-START-DATE1 BEN-STOP-DATE1 BEN-COV-OPTION1 BEN-MULTIPLE1 BEN...
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
01/06/2015 1:30 PM
2 Replies and 2006 Views Alternative to BSI TaxFactory  2006  2 Started by  Moe Afram After a horrible experience upgrading to BSI TaxFactory 10 and even worse customer service in troubleshooting our BSI issues, we are wondering if anyone has found any alternatives to BSI TF that have the same functionality and integration with Lawson  
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by  JimYJump to last post
01/06/2015 8:21 AM
0 Replies and 1018 Views IRS Lock-In Letter (PR14.2 vs PR13)  1018  0 Started by  Karen Ploof We found that when we add a lock-in letter for an employee on PR14.2, it changes the of exemptions on PR13.  And if we change the exemptions on PR13, it updated the value on PR14.2. My belief is that we should be able to have an employee whose lock-in letter specifies 10 exemptions, submit a W-4 for 6 exemptions and be in compliance. What am I missing that is making Infor force the exemptions on PR13 and PR14.2 match   Karen
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01/05/2015 3:21 PM
6 Replies and 1358 Views HR Groups - date into group and date out of group  1358  6 Started by  Karen Ploof Is there a file that stores the date an employee was added to a group and/or when they dropped out of a group  I'm thinking specifically of benefit groups, looking for a way to list the employees who became benefits eligible, or were eligible and became ineligible, during the past week.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/05/2015 9:36 AM
7 Replies and 2976 Views Automatically end PR12 and PR14 when employee terminates  2976  7 Started by  LeslieG When an employee leaves our company we would like to automatically shut off their ACH (PR12) and end their 401k, 403(b), 457 deductions.   Is there a Lawson standard way to do this, or do we need run PR514 (for deductions) and PR512 (ACH direct deposit) to end date these records
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by  LorenaJump to last post
01/02/2015 12:52 PM
6 Replies and 1861 Views Open Enrollment - BN32 Stop Dates  1861  6 Started by  irish3782 I was just wondering if there was any way to stop having an end date placed on the BN32 when someone elects benefits through open enrollment.  We are set up as 'pending' as we let our employees make changes throughout the whole open enrollment. 
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by  ChrisJump to last post
01/02/2015 11:17 AM
6 Replies and 1720 Views PGEMPLOYEE - Employee Groups Not Populating  1720  6 Started by  Orlando Gray NEWB here. Back in November we ran into an issue adding new Employees in Lawson. When employees were added to one of our companies (Company 10) in HR11, they were no longer being added to any employee groups. All employees hired are generally added to quite a few employee groups. This began happening in the middle of the day on a Monday. We tried recompling HR11 and HR55 but that did not help. We then ran HR155 for one group and it added the group to three of the new employees that had prev...
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by  Orlando GrayJump to last post
12/30/2014 5:32 PM
0 Replies and 879 Views 401k Company only plan  879  0 Started by  Mary Porter I have to set up a plan for employer only contributions to a 401k plan. it's a percent of wages but has an age band so I can't just make it a deduction unless we manually change the amount every time there's a birthday that changes an employee band, but I'd like to be able to use BN102 to manage that so that's why I want to put it in a BN15. Has anyone got anything like this setup If so are you willing to share your setup
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12/19/2014 1:12 PM
1 Replies and 905 Views Cycle Based Accruals and Total FTE Factor  905  1 Started by  Dave84981 Hello, We have accruals based on Total FTE as a Factor in the calculation.  When we run LP 140 to update available hours, the accruals are based on Total FTE.  Is there a way to date stamp the FTE so that if we are running LP140 in December for the November accruals, the FTE from November would be used to calculate the accruals instead of the FTE of the employee in December Currently it is picking up the FTE in December even if the LP 140 is run through 11/30. Any advice woul...
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by  bernfc10Jump to last post
12/16/2014 3:06 PM
2 Replies and 772 Views 401k Deferral change file  772  2 Started by  Mary Porter Is anyone willing to share how you bring in your changes from the vendor file Add-ins or BN531 And then how do you subsequently manage the match limits From my experience, the correct limit for the new deduction that was created based on the deferral change has to be manually calculated based upon ytd on the deduction, but there must be a better way. Thank you for any knowledge that you are willing to share.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
12/16/2014 2:24 PM
1 Replies and 533 Views BSI 10 Payment overrides  533  1 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please tell me I am missing something.  I am trying to load new payment overrides for 2015 for our DC plans and do not see drop down boxes to select Authority, Tax Type, etc.  Does anyone know where they are   Thanks for your help.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
12/11/2014 11:39 AM
12 Replies and 1119 Views Delete PA03 records  1119  12 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone done this with add-ins I'm trying to delete many records from PA03 via add-ins and I must be missing a field. I am using company, position, effective date, fc=D, field number and Change Only, and it says it ran but no message under results and the record has not been deleted. Appreciate any help I can get. Thanks!
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
12/09/2014 11:54 AM
4 Replies and 2904 Views BSI TF10 tfloader Provisional license message  2904  4 Started by  Moe Afram We are attempting to install BSI TF10 in our production environment (installing in TEST was a bear to say the least with the little guidance and poorly written documentation BSI provided). All steps seem to have worked fine, however when we installed the BSI TF10 Master Tax Data file using the tfloader command, we received the following message: tfloader.c:GetClientDataSet: 1124 - A PROVISIONAL LICENSE HAS BEEN INSTALLED FOR HOST: DCHERP0900F74E414C00.  THE PROVISIONAL LICENSE WILL EXPIRE...
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by  Moe AframJump to last post
12/05/2014 12:13 PM
2 Replies and 958 Views Cap annual usage  958  2 Started by  Michael Hello, An employee can accrual more than he can use in a year. How do I set up a rule that limits an employee to where they can only record X amount of sick or vacation, etc a year   thank you in advance.  
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by  SamanthaLevyJump to last post
12/03/2014 4:13 PM
4 Replies and 701 Views We are having a problem with the Unemployment taxing correctly for each taxable EIN. We have some Taxable and some non profit  701  4 Started by  Margie Gyurisin I am creating a new topic to repond to this so it doesn't confuse others.   The question was  We are having a problem with the Unemployment taxing correctly for each taxable EIN. We have some Taxable and some non profit   My answer is Do you have seperate BSI Companies set up for you process levels where necessary
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
12/02/2014 2:56 PM
2 Replies and 1048 Views PR295 Hours Missing  1048  2 Started by  Justin Roberts I am trying to get hours to show on the PR295.  Currently all hours are reflected as 0.00, so we assumed it was because the PR197 was deleting the time records.  I'm told the close process was tested without checking the delete time records flag, but the hours still did not appear.  Any suggestions Thanks in advance!
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
12/02/2014 11:10 AM
0 Replies and 543 Views Head Process Level  543  0 Started by  sleow   If you are using the Head process level would you be willing to share your set up with us We are trying to have two head process levels.  It does not look like this can be done.  We have 4 PL's that are non profit and 3 that are taxable.  Has anyone been able to build Lawson so the Unemployment taxes come out for the taxable enities    
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12/02/2014 9:22 AM
1 Replies and 544 Views Changing EIN/Head PL  544  1 Started by  Jason Beard My client is acquiring a company that is running Lawson, we need to maintain their current Company/PL setup for purposes of benefits/PA and downstream/upstream integration points however we also need to change the EIN under which the employees are working/rolling up for W2 purposes.  Currently there are 15 PL's rolling up to 1 Head PL (PR09) and another 4 PL's rolling to another Head PL, so 2 EIN's.  I've created a new PL, flagged it as independent and gone to PR09 and deleted the rela...
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by  sleowJump to last post
12/02/2014 8:55 AM
4 Replies and 2099 Views LP31 dates  2099  4 Started by  Sandy K Hi, I have searched and searched for additional documentation on LP31 dates.  The user guide does not go into detail and the field help is not helping.  I would appreciate any help you can give me. Thank you! Sandy
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by  Mark PetereitJump to last post
12/01/2014 7:01 AM
1 Replies and 1070 Views Charging Employee Benefits  1070  1 Started by  Laurie2014 Hi, Is there a way in Lawson to charge the employee's benefit premium (Health/Dental) to their home cost center For the employee recovery as well, we had to map this to 1 cost center, then run a PR295 to allocate this to the employee's home cost center. For our phycian based practices, we prefer to charge all the benefits to the employee's home cost center. Thanks!
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
11/26/2014 6:17 PM
4 Replies and 1215 Views PR35.2 PG (Process Group)  1215  4 Started by  Mary Porter We have to pay someone for 3 pay periods in one check. Payroll is trying to use the PG field/function on PR35.2 to group the separate pay period's time records together so that they won't be lumped together for tax purposes, but it isn't working. Is there some other way to do this Or do they have to cut manuals for the previous two pay periods
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
11/25/2014 6:49 PM
0 Replies and 906 Views LWSN Payroll...No LWSN AP - Garnishments  906  0 Started by  mcarlson Does anybody out there use the subset of AP and the interface file out of Lawson Payroll to a non Lawson AP to generate Garnishment checks We are looking at just using the APCINVOICE file generated by the PR198 to send to our JDE AP for the generation of payments.   Having just the subset of AP, we seem to be getting in a viscous cycle of going nowhere with the AP setup.   My thought was that we need an AP company and the ability to setup some vendor records.    Anybody ...
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11/21/2014 10:24 AM
1 Replies and 775 Views BN105  775  1 Started by  Trish The BN105 was run prior to loading Open Enrollment Records...what options are avaiable to us to correct this
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
11/19/2014 9:20 AM
4 Replies and 761 Views benefit contribution rate both percent and flat amt  761  4 Started by  Jenny Rodriguez benefit contribution set up when employee pays both percent of salary and flat amount Just wondering if this is possible and if anyone can help with the setup.  
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by  Jenny RodriguezJump to last post
11/17/2014 1:41 PM
0 Replies and 1041 Views LP Absence Management-Feedback  1041  0 Started by  Deleted User I was wondering how many other organizations use LP application  If so, How many plans do you operate Do you have a set up for accruals and allotment What jobs do you run for the LP process How often do you run the jobs Do you have any jobs set up to run automatically Have you had any problems with the LP application if so what problems Have you had any success with the LP application if so what are the success  Who runs the LP jobs Did you have an consultant come ...
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11/14/2014 2:56 PM
2 Replies and 782 Views Employee Groups - how many ways to use?  782  2 Started by  jph826 I've read in various forums where some companies use hundreds of employee groups.  We are on version 9.0.1 and use them for benefit plans,  accruals, standard time records and a few for grouping jobs.  I'm wondering if there are other uses of employee groups that we might be missing out on.  I would appreciate hearing from others on how they use groups, especially hundreds of them!  Thank you
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
11/13/2014 7:48 AM
2 Replies and 857 Views LP accrual limit - a better understanding  857  2 Started by  jph826 We set up our LP plans several years ago, so I'm a bit fuzzy on setting up something new, so this is a little rambling with lots of questions.  Currently, our PTO plan has a limit of 300 hours.  Employee can exceed the 300 hour balance until the first of a new year when we reset it back to 300.  We would like to change the plan to a limit of 300 hours at any time.  In other words, when the employee reaches the max of 300 hours balance, they will not accrue until the bala...
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by  jph826Jump to last post
11/13/2014 6:45 AM
1 Replies and 1112 Views Is Anyone Using Position Control (PA70)  1112  1 Started by  agervais We'd be interested in talking to anyone who has set up (or attempted to set up) position control so that requisitions are checked against the PA70 budget.  In particular, we'd like to know...   1) Do you have unique positions by employee or by role 2) Do you use MSS and Lawson requisitions (PA42) 3) Do you interface with any other third party recruitment system (i.e. Position Manager / HealthCare Source)   Thank you, Annette 603-6632608
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
11/05/2014 4:30 PM
1 Replies and 676 Views 27 payroll periods  676  1 Started by  Tom F We're looking for a way to not have any time accruals on that last payroll for any of the absence plans affected by the 27th pay period.   We could make a manual adjustment on each person's balances,  but that seems like the worst possible solution and the last balance printed on their checks would be incorrect.   Does anyone have any ideas how we could accomplish this   Thanks!
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
11/04/2014 10:23 AM
2 Replies and 555 Views Emergency Contacts tab in ESS  555  2 Started by  bernfc10 Hello, how can I turn off the Emergency Contacts tab in ESS Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
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by  bernfc10Jump to last post
11/04/2014 9:07 AM
5 Replies and 1106 Views Electronic W-2's  1106  5 Started by  Kristin Sherwood Does anyone offer Electronic W-2's to their employee's  If so do you offer them to terminated employees  What time of year do you obtain the consent from employees
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by  SherryWJump to last post
11/03/2014 6:32 AM
1 Replies and 839 Views 27 Pay period Open Enrollment - No New Plans  839  1 Started by  mmpaloma Hi Everyone,  We are in the midst of opening our Open Enrollment and ran into a snag with the 27 pay periods.  We have already updated the pay frequency tables in BN15 to reflect 27 pay periods and ran BN104 with an effective date of 1/1/2015 to pick up the amount of pay periods.  When I go in to BN32 I can see that the new rates took. However in my OE process, it is still picking up the 26 pay period rates.  Is there any step that I'm missing for it to take the 27 pay pe...
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
10/30/2014 9:49 PM
2 Replies and 587 Views Wage Expense Account Names/Descriptions  587  2 Started by  Robby I need the account names for the payroll wage expense accounts (PRDISTRIB). Example: Go to PR20.4, Accounts Tab and you can see 'REGULAR WAGES' for account number 601999 (or whatever ). Supposedly this is 'DESCRIPTION' in the GLMASTER table, but I cannot find this field when I dump that table with a Crystal query. H E L P !!! I think I've looked everywhere......  
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by  RobbyJump to last post
10/30/2014 11:44 AM
3 Replies and 996 Views Setting up a Roth 401K  996  3 Started by  Nitsa Kazianis We are in the process of setting up a Roth 401K plan. We currently have a regular 401K. There is a combined limit of 3.50 on the Matched Employer contributions. When entering this into Lawson it’s treating them independently. We need the system to look at them together. Does anyone know how we would set this up in Lawson  Example: 2 (401K) – Employer Matched Contribution = 1.5 2 (Roth 401K) – Employer Matched Contribution = 1 (The system is calculating this...
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by  Nitsa KazianisJump to last post
10/30/2014 8:58 AM
2 Replies and 722 Views Electronic W-2 Placement in ESS  722  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin If you have electronic w-2s, where did you place the link inside of Lawson S3 Employee Self Service  We would like to direct employees to ESS to get their W-2s.   Thanks for your responses.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
10/30/2014 5:45 AM
1 Replies and 543 Views Garnishment  543  1 Started by  JasonBender Wanted to get an idea of what other companies do when employee wage garnishments are mailed to the courts or creditor Like do you all fill out a wage garnishment worksheet (i.e. SF-329C) that details gross pay, taxes taken out, disposable pay, and how your payroll came out with the amount of the check. Then send a copy of this information along with the check. Thanks for spending your time reading my message. Thanks Jason
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by  JasonBenderJump to last post
10/30/2014 5:41 AM
2 Replies and 678 Views 401(k) set up Match Percent Schedule  678  2 Started by  Kchan Currently, our Contribution Type on BN15.1 is 6 Match Limit Schedule. When I change it to 7 Match Percent Schedule, Lawson does not allow me. It gives me the message: 'Cannot change coverage or contribution type; benefits exist.' Do you know how to go about changing the contribution type Thanks!
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by  KchanJump to last post
10/29/2014 3:43 PM
3 Replies and 639 Views employee changes- HRHISTORY  639  3 Started by  bernfc10 I am writing a custom program and I need to determine if an employee had any FTE, Standard hours, annual hours, union code changes prior to a pay period being processed. HR told me to look in the PAEMPOS table but I don't see anything in there or a flag that can identify the exact field that was changed. I can see an effective date that could have been for status change, pay rate change, FTE, etc. Should I bee looking in HRHISTORY instead 
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by  jaherbJump to last post
10/29/2014 2:58 PM
7 Replies and 1291 Views PA100 going into Recovery  1291  7 Started by  Deleted User We have been having PA100 go into recovery almost daily for  a couple of months.  We have been working iwth Lawson Support, but so far none of us have found the cause yet.  It does not go into recovery every tiem,  it does not go into recovery every time for a specific action, although it 'seems' like if it goes into recovery it is on three specific actions.  We've recompiled, rebuilt indexes, checked bsi (although I believe Lawson support thinks there is an Oracle issue...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
10/28/2014 7:57 PM
5 Replies and 2852 Views ESS/MSS setup guide  2852  5 Started by  brunot Does anyone have the Lawson ESS/MSS setup guide or a similar year-end checklist We are rolling out online annual enrollment next week and we're looking for steps to update all benefits and payroll in the application. Thank you! Bruno
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by  AndreaJump to last post
10/26/2014 11:31 AM
1 Replies and 1102 Views Open Enrollment  1102  1 Started by  Michi Hi Everyone, We have just inherited the process of setting up our Open Enrollment in Lawson. We know that we will have to change the rates in the BN screens to update the rates for our groups and update the BS screens to set the parameters for the ess portal - however can anyone provide guidance as to the order we should approach or a checklist of action items that need to be taken In addition, our open enrollment this year is passive. Has anyone done this before Is there are way to carr...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
10/24/2014 1:17 PM
0 Replies and 796 Views ESS Direct Deposit with role-based security  796  0 Started by  Marsha DeMaria We have rolled out ESS direct deposit to a small group of employees and it works for laua users but not for role-based users.  Does anyone have a list of the exact tables and tokens that the user needs access to in order for direct deposit updates to work  So far we think BANKFILE, EMACHDEPST, EMPLOYEE, PREMPBANK, PRSYSTEM, and maybe EMSTATUS  We know PR12.1 and HR11.1 (for the auto deposit update) are needed.  But we must be missing something in the role-based setup and ar...
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10/16/2014 12:26 PM
0 Replies and 638 Views Work Eligibility Tab  638  0 Started by  Beate Hughes-Brown What is the bottom half of the work eligibility tab used for  We seem to have all documents listed in Doc 1 and Doc 2. 
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10/16/2014 9:14 AM
2 Replies and 2811 Views Access Employee Self Service from mobile device  2811  2 Started by  Lorena Hi, We are on EMSS version 10.0.4  (Lawson app 9.0.1) and our company wants to access Employee self Service from a mobile device (phone/tablet). We do not like the Lawson ESS Mobile app. It does not provide a full version of EMSS. We heard that upgrading to Infor 10x will give us that capability but we could not find anyone that it is using it. Was someone able to access EMSS from a phone or tablet in any version of EMSS or Lawson app Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lor...
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
10/15/2014 3:09 PM
6 Replies and 1253 Views 401k Company Match Schedule on BN15  1253  6 Started by  Kchan Hello! We're trying to set up a plan schedule where the Company matches 100 of employee's 401(k) contributions up to 3, and then matches 50 of employee's contributions up to 5. Has anyone done this Or, does anyone have advice on how we can set this up Thanks!
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by  KchanJump to last post
10/10/2014 3:36 PM
1 Replies and 1243 Views Implementation of Infor Lawson S3 HR/PR  1243  1 Started by  Gary Ronsman We are a current mainframe INFOR customer that has made a decision to implement Infor Lawson S3 Payroll and HR modules (HR mostly for the Benefits piece).  We are very close to kicking off the project.  Since this technology is new to us, I'm looking for anyone that would be willing to spend 15 minutes on any advice/guidance on implementation strategy in terms of; consultants (we never used them before so how much and where), training classes, implementation&nb...
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by  BarbLRJump to last post
10/09/2014 9:03 AM
4 Replies and 1248 Views Supplemental Life Age Reduction  1248  4 Started by  Mary Porter Anyone have a solution for setting up a supplemental life plan with a 50 coverage reduction at age 70 Do you just create a second plan for over age 70
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/07/2014 2:40 PM
0 Replies and 592 Views BN325 ER 31437  592  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please vote for enhancement request number    31437           Text of request is Please add process level and employee group as parameters to the BN325.  We want to use this report to audit employees when tracking FT employees for ACA to ensure we have offered employees coverage.   Thanks.
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10/07/2014 12:30 PM
1 Replies and 786 Views HR 105 Previous Value  786  1 Started by  Law123 I am new to using the HR 105 to track employee address changes. While reviewing the HR 105 report, I noticed that in some cases the previous value is populated, but in other cases it is blank. Except for new employees, I believe there should always be a previous value, but I'm not sure why it is blank is some cases. For example, for one employee, the only line on the HR 105 is for 'Address Line 1' Previous Value:  ( Blank ) New Value:  123 Main Street In other cases, I'll see...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
10/06/2014 4:40 PM
0 Replies and 1347 Views LP Allotment Vaction/Time Off Program  1347  0 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone set up their vacation/time off program as an allotment in Lawson. We currently have our set up as accrual for hourly employees and annual allotment for salary employees. We are having issues with LP145 with the recalculations of the FTE changes that happen with our salary employees, LP102 with date changes in HR11 and LP140. The problems are the LP145 is working on adjusting the FTE changes but it is adding a new month of allotment for some employees which I do not want it to do. L...
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10/06/2014 8:59 AM
0 Replies and 831 Views 401k deduction and 401K Roth deduction  831  0 Started by  Joann F. Anyone facing this situation where the employee will have a pretax 401k and aftertax 401k Roth deduction and the company limit looks at both deductions combined to determine the match  Note the deductions are taken at the same time but different deduction codes. We do not use Lawson Benefits module  
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10/03/2014 3:46 PM
0 Replies and 752 Views PR00 Asterisk disappearing  752  0 Started by  Bernie R We run 2 PR140 jobs with the process level option for independent process levels.  We run 1 PR140 job for our dependent process levels using processing group.  We can verify that the PR160 jobs for both independent process levels completed successfully.  During the last 2 payrolls, when we check PR00 for the independent process levels PR140 and PR160 show all asterisks.  When we are ready to run PR197 for one of the independent process levels the next day, the PR160...
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10/02/2014 11:00 AM
0 Replies and 769 Views Printed Benefits Enrollment Confirmations  769  0 Started by  TBonney Has anyone made customizations or know how to suppress the 'Print' button displayed at the end of the benefits enrollment process within ESS Because we have public kiosks at which employees can do their benefits enrollments, our HR department does not want employees to be able to print the elections confirmation. They fear the potential of employees leaving the printed information at the printers. Their concern is, in part, due to liability issues that may arise if employees l...
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10/02/2014 9:36 AM
1 Replies and 1092 Views HR06 Error Message - Cannot inactivate; active Time Records exist  1092  1 Started by  Mike I went to HR06 today to inactivate a job code we are no longer using. However, when I changed the Status field from 'A' to 'I' and clicked Change, I got an error message reading 'Cannot inactivate; active Time Records exist' and was unable to proceed. Has anybody else ever received this message, and if so how did you navigate around it Thanks!
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by  jaherbJump to last post
09/25/2014 10:25 AM
0 Replies and 786 Views XMIT in PA52.3  786  0 Started by  electricalbox Excuse my ignorance with the system, but what can I do in PA52.3 to rid myself of the 'must inquire before using this function code' I've already formatted and entered in the HK field, but the problem is unlike other PA52 areas there is no _f4,XMIT-HREMP-BLOCK.  I just have XMIT-Curr & XMIT-ACT-EXISTS Thank you for your help
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09/25/2014 9:47 AM
0 Replies and 815 Views United Way One-Time Gifts  815  0 Started by  TBonney I know we can gather data on 'standardized' payroll deductions for United Way gifts that are deducted from payroll, either via PR14 or PR39. However, we are wondering how other organizations handle (and track) those one-time gifts that are not deducted from payroll. We have numerous employees who prefer to do a one-time gift either by cash or check, rather than have their gift collected via payroll deduction. Therefore, tracking of these contributions is presently done manually via an ...
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09/18/2014 8:01 AM
8 Replies and 886 Views CTP Patching  886  8 Started by  Akwasi Hello, Our Lawson is on a windows platform and the version is I am trying how to find the last patches applied to the test server. Can anybody help me with it
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
09/15/2014 1:07 PM
1 Replies and 509 Views DB Plan accruing contribution beyond Annual Comp Max  509  1 Started by  JEppich We have a DB Plan that accrues contributions based upon a percentage of compensation.  However, even though we have the Annual Limits set up on BN12.1, the plan continues to accrue contributions beyond the annual compensation limit.  Does anyone know if there is something we might be missing in the plan setup to account for this issue  Nothing seems obvious and there is a lot of documentation around DC Plan limits but very little around DB Plans.
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
09/12/2014 12:32 PM
4 Replies and 603 Views EMSS Tax Change - Exempt  603  4 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone re-coded the W4 in v to allow the employee to choose exempt on their W4 If so would you be willing to share your code It's an option in 10.0.2 but we aren't there yet.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
09/10/2014 12:57 PM
0 Replies and 549 Views EMSS display of reimbursements on paychecks  549  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin please vote for this enhancement 31349 on the customer communities site under Infor Human Resource Management.   The url is:   Thanks.
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09/09/2014 5:07 PM
8 Replies and 2211 Views Adding Same-Sex Spouses & State Tax Implications  2211  8 Started by  RBH We are extending benefit coverage to same sex spouses, starting effective 1/1/2014. The Feds have announced that same sex spouses are to receive the same favorable tax treatment for plan premiums, so we don't have to do the whole after-tax portion of the premium and the imputed income. However, we are in Kentucky, a state that doesn't recognize same-sex marriages, so we could be looking at a situation where we would treat the same sex spouse portion of the premium as pre-tax for federal taxe...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
09/08/2014 8:11 PM
1 Replies and 1114 Views PA52.1 - Grade Not Found In Schedule Error  1114  1 Started by  Cirias We have just closed out a project which saw all of our employees globally receive a Schedule and Grade (previously only our US-based employees had these populated). We have made the new schedules in PA95 effective 01-JUN-2014, same with HR06 job codes. However, when we now try to process any PA52.1 action (even those not tied to PA02) effective prior to 01-JUN-2014, we are receiving the error: 'Grade Not Found In Schedule'. I have more than a sneaking suspicion that this is directly related t...
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
09/05/2014 8:28 PM
0 Replies and 637 Views PA49 Enhancement Request Vote solicitation  637  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please vote for enhancement 31336 in the Infor Human Resource Management section of Customer communities.   Thanks.   The link is:   Business Case: When selecting the status of '2' in process for a test, we can not have a status as of date that is less than the scheduled date. Rcv msg Status as of date must be >= scheduled date. We can have a status as of date less than schedule...
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09/04/2014 1:13 PM
0 Replies and 727 Views Override Pay Cycles  727  0 Started by  Jennifer Burke We are in the process of testing new plans in Absence Management.  We want to test accruals and make sure employees are moving to the correct accrual ammount based on the pay cycle they are on. Is there a way to override an employee's pay cycle for the purpose of testing accruals Please email me at as I can't figure out how to update my email address on this site.  :) Thanks!!! Jen
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09/04/2014 8:48 AM
0 Replies and 650 Views Absence Management closed  650  0 Started by  bernfc10 We run LP140 and LP197 accidently for pay period ending date 9/3/2014. We didn't have any time records so it didn't create any accruals. Could we rerun LP140 and Lp197 even though we close absence management
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09/03/2014 3:27 PM
6 Replies and 1719 Views Looking for Best Practice information  1719  6 Started by  Neal Cooper in a multiple subsidiary company, how do you treat your subsidiaries as departments or separate companies Has anyone set up a non-payroll company to track vendors or volunteers  How has that experience been In your job code table, do you attach a pay table or pay grade or override and attach a specific pay range to that job code What logic do you use to build your job/position codes Any detail you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
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by  Jen RJump to last post
09/03/2014 2:54 PM
0 Replies and 496 Views Same Gender Taxation  496  0 Started by  Kelly H We are in the process of looking at offering same gender health benefits.  If the couple is not legally married then we will be taxing the premium.  However we are not sure how to set it up and have some of questions. is there anyone who has done this recently that would be willing to discuss this with HRIS analysts who are setting it up  Also can you tell me how you determined taxable contribution amount  We are looking at using COBRA premium.  But ar...
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09/03/2014 1:21 PM
3 Replies and 748 Views PA52 new value is the same as previous value  748  3 Started by  Wanda I need to know a way to update the action with the same value for each year if applicable.  Please help.
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by  BarbLRJump to last post
08/22/2014 5:30 AM
6 Replies and 1204 Views Press OK to continue...  1204  6 Started by  Dave Williams I have 54 Benefit records (HL,DN,EL) with incorrect Stop dates entered into LAWSON. I created a BN32 upload to change the Stop Dates to their correct values I am sending an 'S'top as the Function Code and am receiving the error: Warning:Deduction stop date exist; Press OK to continue _f49r0 Is there a way to effectively 'Send an 'OK' command from within my upload If not, how do I change (correct) Benef...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
08/17/2014 6:09 PM
2 Replies and 1106 Views LP64 Absence Balance - Extra Accrual  1106  2 Started by  Kelci Hi everyone, I'm stumped with this one, so I'm hoping someone out there can point me in the right direction!  Our employees are on accrual vacation and PTO plans that reset each January 1st and carryover balances are created.  For one of our smaller employee groups, the LP64 balance isn't lining up with the balance when we manually calculate it via the LP264 - the LP64 is exactly one accrual higher than we would expect.  I'm running the LP264 from 1/1 to present for all trans...
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by  KelciJump to last post
08/13/2014 12:50 PM
1 Replies and 962 Views Multiple Veteran Codes  962  1 Started by  RachelM Per the gov't guidelines, I am to capture and report on every veteran code an employee provides to me.  Unfortunately, HR11 > Veteran field allows for just one selection.  If an employee states that they're Recently Separated and a Disabled Veteran, I need to collect and report on both instances for the VETS-100A.  How are you doing that since Lawson allows for a single selection We don't want to create various selections with the User Fields because it won't update the VETS-1...
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by  BekkiJump to last post
08/05/2014 3:12 PM
0 Replies and 743 Views vacation buy after tax  743  0 Started by  Bekki We are planning on making our vacation buy plan after tax this year so that it can be rolled into the following year.  So it's not an accounting nightmare with all the reconciliations at the end of the year. Has anyone been successful at setting up vacation buy as an after-tax benefit  Any advice on how you did it, would be helpful. 
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08/05/2014 2:59 PM
1 Replies and 10289 Views HRA  10289  1 Started by  Deleted User We are going to set up an HRA (Health Reimbursement Arrangement)plan which is company paid. These are for the traditional plans not the High Deductable plan. The company will be giving monies based on salary, if you not a smoker, etc. I am thinking employee groups for the eligibility but they will be various amounts depending on the incentives. Also, the amount will be given at the beginning of the year. Even though there is no employee deduction, the company would like ...
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by  Bernie RJump to last post
08/05/2014 10:11 AM
7 Replies and 1159 Views hr02 department - add manager?  1159  7 Started by  Mary Porter Looking for any suggestions on how to tie the Department Manager to the Department on HR02. Pondering adding a custom field but wondering if anyone has used User Analysis for that Department manager names in GLN_PERSON_RESP on GL20 aren't always maintained and aren't always correct. Appreciate any ideas.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
08/04/2014 1:11 PM
3 Replies and 998 Views 401k reconciliation report  998  3 Started by  scuba80 What would be the best payroll report to use for reconciling our 401k contribution extract  We currently use PR141 and have ran into issues.  Thanks - Mike
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by  GeriJump to last post
07/31/2014 3:21 PM
7 Replies and 998 Views 403b deferrals stopping at annual comp limit & 457b incl in 401a17  998  7 Started by  Geri 403(b) deferrals are being stopped once someone meets the annual compensation limit ($260k in 2014) BEFORE someone meets the 402(g) limit. Our company has opened a ticket to Lawson but I'm wondering if this is something we can override or fix in the setup so we don't have to wait for our ticket to receive a response. On a related note, employees with 457 are having that shut off once their combined 403(b), 401(a) & 457(b) contributions reach 401(a)(17) ($52k in 2014). 457(b) should not be i...
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by  GeriJump to last post
07/31/2014 3:03 PM
2 Replies and 1328 Views ESS Time Entry  1328  2 Started by  Bekki We are looking at implementing ESS Time Entry.  I'm a little confused on the time records after the supv has approved the pay period.  What happens if the employee forgot to enter time such as overtime and the supv already approved the time  How does it get entered  What if the employee enters Vacation time, but it should be Sick time.  How are these corrections done in ESS Time Entry I've also noticed that HS535 changes the status of the r...
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by  Terry PJump to last post
07/25/2014 5:25 PM
7 Replies and 2146 Views Adding multiple hosts to Connect to server dialog  2146  7 Started by  Saran I am new to Lawson and needs a simple question answered about Lawson Interface/Insight desktop (LID) terminal window. I am posting it here as I cannot seem to find a better place for this question. I got the need to connect to multiple Lawson servers from LID terminal and am tired of typing it in every single time or cutting and pasting host name. When the 'phone receiver' icon is pressed from LID terminal to connect to a host, I get the dialog shown below. I just need to understand how to co...
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by  M.J.Jump to last post
07/24/2014 12:04 PM
8 Replies and 1907 Views Must inquire before using this function code (_f0)  1907  8 Started by  Dave Williams I recently wrote my 1st Upload file and I can't get it to work.  I keep getting the error: 'Must inquire before using this function code (_f0)”  I have searched this Forum and saw 2-3 postings on thgis same issue and tried to apply the answers to my situation but, to no avail.  I understand that it most likely is due to a Hidden Key issue, probably with the LINE-FC  I currently have the following Hidden Keys mapped: (H),_f9,ORIG-COMPANY (H),_f10,ORIG-EMPLOYEE (H),...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/22/2014 10:17 AM
1 Replies and 794 Views ESS Printed Payment with Shift Diff  794  1 Started by  JanaR We are in healthcare with diffs and several types of incentive pay.  Currently ESS Printed Payment the Pay Summary Group  Base Rate and Pay Sum Group Pay Period Wage. We found the an option to display the calculated rate (baseshift diff) but that is not the level of transparceny our organization is seeking.  We want to see on seperate lines for base wages and shift diffs. Hours Base Rate on one line then Hours Diff on ano...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
07/21/2014 3:46 PM
5 Replies and 4742 Views Is anyone using an outside vendor’s Benefits Enrollment System for Annual Enrollment  4742  5 Started by  agersh Our HR Department is considering using an outside vendor’s web-based benefits enrollment system for annual enrollment.   I have been asked to determine which Lawson conversion file layouts would be needed in order for an outside vendor to provide the required files to upload the employee annual benefit enrollment elections and any demographic information changes to our Lawson system. So far I have determined that the outside vendor would need to provide the employee's benefit e...
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by  dtraceyJump to last post
07/21/2014 1:06 PM
2 Replies and 1009 Views ER Vote Request - Error when EE changes RS plan via ESS and load via BN531  1009  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Please vote for Enhancement Request 31168 to address this issue we are having. I opened the ER at the request of the GSC. If you have an alternate solution, let me know. Thanks. When an employee elects to change their RS plan in ESS after a life event, we receive errors on the BN531 when attempting to update the record. Steps to recreate: Enroll in RS plan for current year. Do a life event in ESS where you pend the records and make a change to your RS election. Run BS531 to extra...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
07/14/2014 1:52 PM
15 Replies and 1963 Views Smoker Flag Collection  1963  15 Started by  vc727 We offer employees a discount on their health premium if they are a non smoker. Is there a way to capture smoker flags in the annual benefit enrollment  
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by  DaniJump to last post
07/03/2014 10:52 AM
5 Replies and 661 Views Last Dept Description record  661  5 Started by  lmackin I'm running a crystal report and pulling in Department description. In some cases their are multiple records coming over due to changes within the departmement code. How do I only pull the last record
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by  Kelly HJump to last post
07/03/2014 7:15 AM
1 Replies and 639 Views Calculating Partial Salaries  639  1 Started by  amal.b Our employees are paid once at the end of the month, but we have new joiners starting  in the middle of the month. Currently, we calculate partial monthly payments on an excel sheet and then upload them on PR36 just before we run payroll. Is there a way to set it up so the partial caluclations are done automatically
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by  amal.bJump to last post
07/01/2014 8:43 AM
2 Replies and 490 Views Must specify after-tax or pre-tax (_f16r0)  490  2 Started by  Dave Williams We have been running an AddIn on BN31 for years with no problem until today.  All of our Health elections are returning the error 'Must specify after-tax or pre-tax (_f16r0) | Value not in list: &91;A, , -&93; (_f1)' We've never even had to supply _f16r0 before. Any ideas Thank, Dave
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by  Dave WilliamsJump to last post
07/01/2014 8:37 AM
4 Replies and 873 Views Reason Descriptions in PA52  873  4 Started by  Dave Williams I can not find the Table and Field that stores the Reason Description on PA52.1 or 52.5. When I do a Ctrl-Sht-O, LAWSON tells me it is 'PCT-Reason1'  I believe this is referring to Table PERSACTION (which does have a 'Reason_01' field in it BUT, I don't want the CODE, I want the Description that is linked to the CODE.  I have looked in PADICT and PADICT2 but don't see it there either. Anyone know where I can find the Descriptions Thanks, Dave Williams
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/30/2014 4:27 PM
7 Replies and 1601 Views incomplete PA531  1601  7 Started by  Jenny Rodriguez We are in the process of testing the APLLOADCSV file we received from our ATS, implementation process still; however the job goes to recovery mode (log below).  I can't figure out why it won't complete.   User: LMCNT\JR256107 Job: ATSPA531 Queue: ********** BEGIN: Job Submitted: Wed Jun 25 16:59:24 2014 Step 1: PA531 Started. . . . . .: Wed Jun 25 16:59:24 2014 Token Command. . . . . .: E:\lsftest\law\test\obj\PA531.gnt Executable Command . . .: e:\netexpress\base\bin\w...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
06/26/2014 2:44 PM
1 Replies and 606 Views PR131 PR197 Enhancement Request Vote 31106  606  1 Started by  Margie Gyurisin Hello,   I put in an enhancement request 31106 with regard to the PR131.  PLease vote a 10 for it.   We are unable to rn the PR131 with the H - Historic option due to the way the records are stored via the PR197 in PRDISTRIB.  They are batched by pay period based on pay code instead of detail.  If we try to run it for a portion of a pay period not all records are selected.  The C or E options do not distribute the retro amount to the correct accounting units. ...
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by  aphillipsJump to last post
06/18/2014 4:11 PM
0 Replies and 748 Views A 457 plan on ESS  748  0 Started by  Kim Corpening We would like for our employees to be able to enroll, stop or update their 457 benefit via ESS. However, upon setting it up and doing some initial testing, it only partially works. If the employee is stopping the benefit or using a percentage, it works. If the employee puts in an annual amount, it is annualizing the amount again. Does anyone use ESS for 457 If so, can you share your setup with me Thanks in advance
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06/17/2014 12:19 PM
3 Replies and 769 Views How to View Underlying XML  769  3 Started by  Dave Williams I can't remember how to turn on a feature that allows me to see the underlying XML so I can see how the hidden keys are formated when running PA52.  I'm creating an Upload and I'm getting an error 'Must Inquire before using this feature.'.  I've been told that this error is usually related to not concatenanting the hidden key properly. Can anyone help me with either viewing the XML or some other method that will allow me to correct my upload file Thanks, Dave Williams
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by  Dave WilliamsJump to last post
06/16/2014 6:53 AM
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