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7 Replies and 1279 Views How can we stop deduction splits by process level?  1279  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 1698 Views Moving all to one pay cycle  1698  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 1117 Views Help! Need to set up flat amount LP plan!  1117  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 1394 Views ESS Hiding Supplemental Address Tab  1394  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 1116 Views New System Code added  1116  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 862 Views Coordination of Benefits in Lawson?  862  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 1175 Views can't delete job from recdef  1175  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 1307 Views Direct Deposits that are rejected by a bank  1307  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 1534 Views PR195 Accrual Program  1534  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 2669 Views Design Studio button script for ImageNow  2669  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 1896 Views Benefit enrollment set up question  1896  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 892 Views PTO GL Question  892  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 3660 Views PA54.1 History Correction Issue  3660  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 1623 Views Traverse Data from paydeductn to glchartdtl  1623  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 3338 Views Tracking Part Time hours Worked for Affordable Care Act  3338  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 2251 Views BSI Contribution Limits for 457b  2251  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 2445 Views Implementing Absence Management  2445  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 1013 Views Track incentive plan by employee  1013  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 1294 Views Querying Excel add-ins for PR197 data  1294  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 1119 Views Changing HR User Field  1119  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 2634 Views S3 HR vs Global HR  2634  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 985 Views Need a way to customize cycles for New Hire and Open Enrollment  985  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 843 Views Benefit Enrollment ESS resources  843  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 1165 Views FLSA and supplied overtime  1165  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 1514 Views Maintaining both Work and Personal Email  1514  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 3452 Views ESS Annual Enrollment  3452  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
2 Replies and 864 Views Conversion for PA52.4?  864  2 Started by  AnyaVA Hi! I was wondering if there is a program to convert 'Hire an Applicant' data from non-Lawson system into PA52.4 Similar to what  PA531 does for PA31.1. Thank you! Anya
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
03/20/2013 8:08 AM
3 Replies and 1160 Views PA10 Service Date  1160  3 Started by  Rirruto Good Afternoon, I am trying to get the date in which an employee entered their current position, whether it be through a transfer or if they were hired into the position. The date can be seen in PA10.1 Length of Service and is called Service Date. I cannot click on it to find out what table and field I can find it in through Crystal. Can anyone help
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by  RirrutoJump to last post
03/15/2013 1:26 PM
0 Replies and 1089 Views Arrears Re-Order  1089  0 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone reversed the order that payment arrears deductions are taken  Currently, if an employee has multiple common deductions (i.e. 4 health deductions because they were on LOA), the application takes the newest one first.  Because we are a monthly payroll  this often crosses years and as a result, different premium amounts, our users want the oldest dated arrears to come out first.  Just wondering what sort of level of effort this may be  Thanks - Stephanie
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03/12/2013 1:34 PM
6 Replies and 1136 Views General Inforum  1136  6 Started by  Margie Gyurisin For those who may be attending Inforum but not be connected to a user group, I thought I would pass this information on to those following this forum.  Please spread the word. Subject: Inforum Registration - Need you Help!!!       Hello.  We are finding that our Lawson Customers who have registered for Inforum are not selecting the correct products in their Inforum Registration.  This will impact budget numbers for things like number of sessions/resources etc...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
03/07/2013 1:07 PM
0 Replies and 1088 Views LP Plan Issue  1088  0 Started by  pmeckes We have an issue with getting an LP plan working. It's a personal plan that gives an employee a one time allotment of 24 hours after 6 months, then starts accruals on 1/1 and annually there after. The allotment works fine, but the accruals will not happen on 1/1, they keep going to the anniversary date. If I manually populate the last accrual date with 1/1 of the previous year, it works   All employees that already had an accrual date of the previous 1/1 continue to work fine, it's j...
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03/06/2013 9:31 AM
5 Replies and 1248 Views Third party reporting for medicare surcharge  1248  5 Started by  aphillips We use a third party for our tax filing and reporting. They are asking for a separate tax code and wages for the additional medicare surcharge of .9 for wage earners above $200,000. Has anyone else dealt with this Could you share how you have it set up
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
03/05/2013 2:50 PM
2 Replies and 1110 Views Year end patch -prtaxlevy.csv changes  1110  2 Started by  Chesca Hello, I am applying year end patch PATCH92333. Could somebody please let me know if this would require downtime or if I have to backup, dump the prtaxlevy What considerations would I have to take when applying this patch Thanks in advance for your help!
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by  ChescaJump to last post
03/05/2013 10:19 AM
1 Replies and 959 Views PA100 Error Message  959  1 Started by  JeniferP We are getting the following error when running the PA100 –“Salary Class new value is the same as previous value” and we have been told we should change our settings on HR10 to a 1 or 2 “no default” or “default;override” for salary class, department, and pay frequency but we are wondering if there are any negative implications of making the change. We do not use position defaulting.
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
03/05/2013 3:31 AM
23 Replies and 7123 Views Email an Open Enrollment Confirmation Statement to the employee  7123  23 Started by  agersh As part of our open enrollment process this year we would like to send confirmation statements to employees via email prior to when they become effective. We also would like to provide the functionality where by selecting a bookmark link the employee could request a confirmation statement be sent to then via email during open enrollment. Has anyone developed the functionality of sending confirmation statements via email during or after open enrollment that they would like to share
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by  LisaNJump to last post
03/04/2013 4:07 PM
3 Replies and 1158 Views PR292 and IL  1158  3 Started by  Greg Moeller Anyone running PR292 for IL (Monthly)  We can only get IL run monthly by process level.  We'd like to run it at the company level...(since you can't run it for RE=ALL) but we don't get any data - so we don't have to combine all 17 process levels for every month. Any suggestions Help
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
03/01/2013 4:19 PM
0 Replies and 1103 Views Third Party sick Pay vendor  1103  0 Started by  Frankie Hennessey Is anyone familiar with the Payroll process using Third party sick Pay vendor  If so, e-mail me at
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02/28/2013 3:52 PM
0 Replies and 975 Views HELP! New Mexico Workers Comp Tax  975  0 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone have New Mexico EE & ER Workers Comp tax set up on PR05 We have one employee that just moved there and we can't get through PR113 unless we set the deductions up for these deductions on PR05 - we just don't know what parameters to use to set it up. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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02/18/2013 4:52 PM
2 Replies and 1130 Views New Hire Enrollment  1130  2 Started by  scuba80 In our ess portal, new hires are only allowed to go through enrollment once.  Once they have completed the enrollment, any change has to be made manually by the benefits staff.  With a 30 day window to enroll, is there functionality to allow employees unlimited opportunties to enroll and re-enroll during the 30 days
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by  scuba80Jump to last post
02/18/2013 3:11 PM
0 Replies and 1107 Views LP51  1107  0 Started by  KJK Has anyone used LP51 MSAddins in conjunction with Payroll  I'm looking for a creative way to map types of leaves to payroll classes or codes.  Any ideas are appreciated.  Thanks!
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02/18/2013 1:44 PM
6 Replies and 1348 Views mid pay period changes  1348  6 Started by  Mary Porter we are step and grade and allow employees to change positions in between pay periods, and we have a two week pay cycle. So let's say the employee worked for the first week in old position 1 at old position 1's pay rate, and worked the second week in new position 1 with new position 1's pay rate. When we change the employee's position record effective the second week, any time records that come in regardless of position code default to the new position 1 pay rate. So we have been c...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
02/13/2013 10:22 AM
0 Replies and 875 Views 403b match based upon of Total Salary  875  0 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone have a match set up as a of ET - Employee Total Salary We have a small number of employees that are eligible for a 457f plan and contribute 10 of their Total salary and receive a 10 match. They can also contribute to a 403b plan which has a match, but they can't get a match based on their Total Salary, it has to be Total Salary less the 10 that has already been matched by the company. If anyone has any ideas I would love to hear them - even if it means a custom calculation.
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02/11/2013 3:29 PM
1 Replies and 1181 Views 401k Match Contribution Limits Across Plans  1181  1 Started by  Michael Grace We are actively trying to configure our 401k plans where we had a standard plan with a 4 employer match limit.  Now we are adding a Roth 401k, where we would like the limit to be 4 between plans.  So if I was an employee making $100,000 and decided to contribute 4 to my standard 401k and 3 to my ROTH 401k, the system would limit the match to 4.  We use Wells if that is any difference for our 401k elections. We are scratching our heads a bit staring at the BN15....any thoug...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
02/01/2013 10:59 AM
4 Replies and 2477 Views W2 - Reporting DD Employer-sponsored Health Benefits  2477  4 Started by  ekbelt Could anyone help me out on reporting Employer-sponsored health benefits I have a CSV file of employer sponsored benfits based on employee number. What steps are necessary to get this setup so it reports them on W2's. Reading documentation it apprears you need to setup the deduction in PR02.2 and then also use PR27.1. What needs to be setup, and where does the data need to be imported to Thanks, Erik
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by  JasonEJump to last post
01/25/2013 11:06 AM
3 Replies and 1468 Views PA52.4 no Data Items  1468  3 Started by  YvonneJ I'm trying to hire an applicant in PA52.4.  I enter the header information, including the HIRE action, click inquire, and no Data Items appear on the Selected Items tabs.  I can go to PA52.1 and inquire using the same HIRE action, and the Data Items do appear.  Something seems to be wrong with the PA52.4 form, or the way I'm using it.  Can anyone help  Thanks!
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by  YvonneJJump to last post
01/23/2013 11:47 AM
0 Replies and 1933 Views Benefit Enrollment Rules  1933  0 Started by  scuba80 When I look at the various plan rules configuration for the eligible Employee Group, I have the following results: BS01: No enrollment rules BS03.1: No enrollment rules BS03.2: No enrollment rules BS03.3: Enrollment rules for all plans Is there any significance in the discrepancy of results.  I would beleive the enrollemnt rules need to be configured for each area, new hire, life event, and open enrollment.  Any feedback is appreciated. 
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01/22/2013 3:08 PM
3 Replies and 1130 Views 2012 YTD HOURS DOLLARS  1130  3 Started by  slm4 I need to report ytd hours and dollars where and how do I get those
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by  slm4Jump to last post
01/22/2013 10:08 AM
2 Replies and 940 Views Direct Deposit Total by Employee  940  2 Started by  TRACY what file could be queried to total all deposits that have been deposited to a particular bank account for an employee  Thanks so much.
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by  TRACYJump to last post
01/21/2013 1:52 PM
1 Replies and 1039 Views Telephone number field format  1039  1 Started by  Mary Porter Is there any way to force the format of the telephone fields for employee self service Or the SSN fields on HR11 or HR13 Our interfaces depend on these fields being formatted a certain way and the maintenance is timeconsuming after employees have entered whatever they feel like entering as opposed to what we want them to enter.
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
01/21/2013 11:05 AM
6 Replies and 1353 Views Multiple w-2's  1353  6 Started by  slm4 I am reading QUARTDED table, adding up wages to produce w-2's to send to third party. I am doing a DB-BEG-RNG read using QTDSET1.  This does not work properly for people who should be getting multiple w-2's because they worked in multiple companys with different tax-ids.  How can I solve this problem
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
01/21/2013 1:03 AM
1 Replies and 1322 Views User Level EMP-USER-LEVEL  1322  1 Started by  Mary Porter We aren't using User Level for anything right now and we would like to use it to record the Division that the employee works in. We were told that this is a field that Payroll normally uses for check sorting purposes. We don't need to use it for check sorting purposes. Will populating this field have any impact on payroll jobs if they aren't using it i.e. for PR160 the report sequence is PL/Dept, so I just want to make sure there isn't any 'hidden' sorting that would bring in Use...
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by  SherryWJump to last post
01/18/2013 9:14 AM
17 Replies and 2466 Views Does running of payroll prevent entry of benefits?  2466  17 Started by  TBonney Does any job run as part of the payroll process prevent the entry of benefits elections through ESS We're not sure if, whether by default or some form of customization, the system prevents entrieas to BN32 while payroll is being run. I ask becasue we suspect that some employees have input their elections through ESS, yet the entries are not found on their BN32 records. Our contention/hypothesis is that maybe they made the elections while payroll was being run and Lawson actual has a built in...
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by  SherryWJump to last post
01/18/2013 9:09 AM
0 Replies and 1252 Views PR195 Accrued Payroll  1252  0 Started by  RonT We currently run the PR195 using the T - time record method.  Our payroll dept processes bi-weekly pay cycles and we'll run the accrual basically right before they finish up the cycle prior to them running the PR197 payroll close.  We had a 1 day accrual for the month of December.  We used 1 time record date when we submitted the PR195.  The salary (wage) expense was right what we expected for the specific time record date.  But all of the company paid ben...
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01/17/2013 7:43 AM
2 Replies and 983 Views Inputed Income created 0.00 voucher in PR  983  2 Started by  Deleted User If the only time record an employee has is an inputed income (Excess Life) record should a voucher still be created
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
01/15/2013 2:34 PM
0 Replies and 939 Views PR02.2 Just Sharing  939  0 Started by  Deleted User Just wanted to share my experience since a lot of people have been asking for the addins upload to PR11 for the health reporting - I tested the PR02.2, and it actually works like a charm.  We loaded over 1800 deductions (we have over 400 health plans alone), and used the ded group, and it added all of the appropriate amounts together and displayed them with the 'DD' code.  It was actually easier than adding the various amounts together, and I didn't have to worry about eligible vs inel...
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01/11/2013 3:11 PM
0 Replies and 1211 Views Cell Phone Reimbursement PR vs AP  1211  0 Started by  DavidV Given IRC changes in cell phone policies.  How are Lawson users handling cell phone reimbursement  Are you still using stipends through PR or are you using AP  My understanding of the IRC is that cell phone reimbursement is no longer taxable as long as there's a business need.  If use PR how are you preventing it from being taxed or are you supplementing the amount to account for tax Any feedback would be appreciated.  We are looking to set...
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01/10/2013 12:07 PM
0 Replies and 914 Views PA90 Usage for Worker's Comp  914  0 Started by  TBonney In searching the forums for 'PA90' I do not find more than a handful of topics. I have a few questions regarding the usage of this form/screen: 1. Does anyone use PA90 for logging and tracking injuries incidents for Workers Comp 2. Does it meet the requirements for any associated Worker's Comp and/or OSHA reporting 3. Is it complex to build (I see that there are numerous tables behind the various fields.) 4. Does it meet your needs, or are there gaps that you have identified and ha...
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01/10/2013 10:37 AM
0 Replies and 829 Views Lawson Security levels and HRWriter  829  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We have an issue where an employee is a Level 7 on HR10 so that they can not see pay rates, birth dates and other sensitive data. All appropriate tables, fields, tabs on HR11 have been removed so that they can not see it in drill around, etc. This employee is responsible for maintaining review data on the PA26. The problem we are having is that this employee wanted to run an HRWRITER report for to gather some review information. Review information is a level 4 in the HRWRITER attributes to pr...
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01/08/2013 3:36 PM
3 Replies and 986 Views change benefit from Match Limit to Match Percent  986  3 Started by  Mary Porter I need to change one of the DC plans from Match Limit to Match Percent. do I have any other options besides creating a new plan and creating new deduction codes
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
01/04/2013 3:47 PM
0 Replies and 1029 Views Job code inactive  1029  0 Started by  bvines An employee was moved into another job code and the old code was made 'I' inactive with a date long before the new time record dates.  So we are manually changing the job code on the PR35.2.  The new job code is not being recognized even after we re-activated the old job.
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01/04/2013 1:30 PM
2 Replies and 1088 Views PR287 differences with 2012 Year End  1088  2 Started by  Mary Porter PR287 after the year end CTP's were applied looks a lot different than the PR287 currently in production. Does anyone know why 5a and 5b changed from .104 to .084 I'll keep looking.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
01/03/2013 4:32 PM
9 Replies and 2338 Views bn106 to delta in 834 format  2338  9 Started by  RickyY Hi, we recently switch our health insurance to Delta and they are requiring a 5010 834 file. Has anyone generate the 834 from Lawson to a vendor We are new at the 834 and not sure where to start. Any advices, sites, or suggestion is greatly appreciated. Again something in detail would be nice because we're very new at it. Thanks. Ricky
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by  GregJump to last post
01/03/2013 2:25 PM
1 Replies and 1630 Views 3rd party indicator box 13 on W2  1630  1 Started by  juliek Can anyone tell me how to turn on the 3rd party sick pay indictor in the PR297 for the W2's  We have New Jersey sick pay and we load this with a dedicated pay code.  Any assitance would be appreicated
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by  juliekJump to last post
01/03/2013 1:16 PM
1 Replies and 1363 Views Annual Benefit Accrual Reset  1363  1 Started by  PTank Does anyone know if there is a speacial task to reset annual benefit accruals  My customer says their accruals were not reset last year at year-end.  Payroll is telling her that the benefits team needs to reset accurals before the first payroll run of the year, but that's a new one to me.  Anyone have any idea what process needs to be run for this  I thought all acrruals were reset with the PR999.  Thanks in advance for your time. 
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by  PTankJump to last post
01/03/2013 6:01 AM
1 Replies and 1275 Views Using Carryover to zero out plan balance  1275  1 Started by  Sue Pokorny I've heard that you can use the Carryover tables to zero out a vacation plan balance each year.  How do I do that 
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by  ChuckKJump to last post
01/02/2013 12:39 PM
2 Replies and 1670 Views Tracking employee physical locations?  1670  2 Started by  Chris Hi all. We are a large health system. 11k emps. 5 hospitals and 100 clinics over a regional area. Also own/lease many houses, office bldgs, etc around main campuses and in other areas which house emps. Using Lawson v9 for HR, Finance & Supply Chain.  Currently we do not have any tracking of where emps are located physically, but need this information for EEO, workers comp insurance, and many other needs that come up constantly.  There is a location field in Lawson which...
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by  Todd_RJump to last post
01/02/2013 9:15 AM
8 Replies and 2596 Views Lawson to API interface  2596  8 Started by  Mary Porter Is anyone running an interface from Lawson HR/Payroll to API Payrollmation/Active Staffer
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
12/27/2012 9:41 AM
1 Replies and 1628 Views Year End Guide  1628  1 Started by  PTank Where can I find a copy of the year end user guide online  I need to download one and I don't have access to 
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by  PTankJump to last post
12/26/2012 4:05 AM
9 Replies and 1429 Views Move programs to a different ENV  1429  9 Started by  Chesca I changed a program in our upgrade environment and got a cleaned compile. I want to move the program to test environment for user's testing. I used the pgmdump and then tried compiling the custom program and got an error (new fields added to the workfile) are not on the workfile in the new environment.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/20/2012 2:50 PM
3 Replies and 1635 Views pr02.2 deduction group  1635  3 Started by  bob Does anyone know the file name that PR02.2 deduction group stores the group name along with the deductions that are tied to the group thanks bob
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/19/2012 4:20 PM
0 Replies and 1100 Views 457 (b) Roth plan for Local Governmnet  1100  0 Started by  Deleted User Hello, I am new to this group.  Question: Are there any Local Governments out there who have implemented a Roth 457 (b) after tax deferred compensation plan I have seen quite a few articles on KB, for 401 (k) and 403 (b) Roth plans, but noting regarding a 457 (b) Roth. Thanks, Amy Aragon
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12/19/2012 1:19 PM
5 Replies and 2455 Views ESS enrollment - HSA question sets  2455  5 Started by  Karen Siegel We are in the process of converting from a third-party enrollment application to using the Lawson ESS enrollment.  Currently, on the other application, employees are asked a series of questions that they have to answer 'no' to; in order to be considered eligible to enroll in an HSA plan.    We have setup our HSA plan (employer and employee plan options) but thinking we are going to have to go a custom route for collecting these answers to these questions How have other si...
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by  FireGeek21Jump to last post
12/19/2012 12:04 PM
0 Replies and 1070 Views Foreign Nat'l Tax software  1070  0 Started by  yvonne.mccolloch Is anyone using a foreign national tax software that is compatible/interfaceable with Lawson  We are using Windstar which seems to be lots of hand holding of data that already exists in Lawson.  Or does Lawson have a parternship with a software that helpds manage foreign national taxes/exemptions based on treaties.  Please let me know.  If you have any information, it would be great!
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12/10/2012 12:09 PM
2 Replies and 1488 Views Company HSA Contribution on W-2  1488  2 Started by  Christena I am working on the year end set up and would like to see how other companies handle the company contributions to an HSA when they are made through AP.  The PR27 can be set to include the pay code for the employee deduction but I did not see any field on PR11 to overide the amount to include the additional dollars the company contribute for the employee.  How are you handling this
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by  ChristenaJump to last post
12/07/2012 3:16 PM
1 Replies and 1229 Views ACH Trace issue on 9.0.1  1229  1 Started by  Deleted User We are testing out 9.0.1 and when I review the ACH file the trace field is different then 9.0.0. The new version has the 8 digit ODFI number starting on position 81 not 80 so the last digit is being cut off by the seq. I've run the pr160 ODFI & SDFI flags in all three modes and the only difference is a blank or 0 at position 80 for the trace . Is anyone else having this problem
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by  CindyJump to last post
12/07/2012 10:33 AM
3 Replies and 1382 Views PA52 Upload Template?  1382  3 Started by  Jewel Does anyone have an upload template for the PA52 Screen  We are trying to upload just email addresses.  When we run the upload utility, it appears that they are created successfuly but when I run the PA100 report, they don't show up.  All I can think is there is one of those 'hidden' upload fields.  Any help would be greatly appreciated! Jewel
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by  JewelJump to last post
12/04/2012 12:23 PM
4 Replies and 2701 Views EMSS - one user cannot see details from getSEAPhrases  2701  4 Started by  Jwiff I have hundreds of EMSS users without issues, but I have 1 user who cannot see any label that is generated by the getSEAPhrase function.  His wife also works for uas & has the same issue when she uses this PC. I'm thinking there is something blocking the access to the xml file, or determining their language perference, etc. Any thoughts on where to start LSA and persistdata look like all the other users. I think they are on IE7, but waiting for confirm on that. Anythought...
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by  JwiffJump to last post
12/04/2012 10:31 AM
3 Replies and 1817 Views Mapping PMTOUT for Formscape  1817  3 Started by  Cindy We have upgraded our test system to the apps and now need to remap the PMTOUT file for Formscape to print payroll checks/receipts.  Has anyone else gone through this with Formscape  We are considering creating an xml file and using it but need to find the xml schema (xsd or dtd file).  No one here has had any formal training with Formscape so we are struggling with finding the files that are required.  So far Lawson support has been no help.  Any help or adv...
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by  CindyJump to last post
12/03/2012 1:46 PM
0 Replies and 991 Views Position Split  991  0 Started by  bob Is there anyway in Lawson to subdivide a position I know we can split PR distribution by position but what I am after is this.  We have a position that is 1 FTE but the employee reports to two different locations. Is there anything in lawson that will allow us to define a position that way or is the only way to define two different positions.  We would like to say position 3800 is 1 total FTE but .5 FTE in location 380 and .5FTE in location 430. Thanks in advance bob  
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11/30/2012 11:06 AM
0 Replies and 2105 Views Employee Physical Work location ZIP Code  2105  0 Started by  Vijay S Which Field exactly store Employee's Physical Work Location ZIP Code. Is it PEM-WORK-ZIP in Paemployee PAEMPLOYEE FILE Employee Personnel Information Contains all the employee information needed in the Lawson Payroll system. The Personnel Employee file stores additional employee information used by the Lawson Human Resources, Personnel, and Benefits systems. HR11 (Employee) is the main pro...
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11/29/2012 10:52 PM
6 Replies and 2325 Views FMLA Plan Set Up - Rolling Calendar Year  2325  6 Started by  Sheri Schlicher Hi Everyone, I was hoping to get some information/guidance with setting up an FMLA plan in Absence Management.  I have read Phil Simon's article ( which was a good starting point, but our plan is set up on a rolling 12 month period (after meeting eligibility requirements) and it's not immediately clear to me how to go about setting this up. I'm relatively new to Absence Management and any insight that anyone could provide would be g...
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by  Tanya BlayneyJump to last post
11/29/2012 5:26 PM
1 Replies and 1399 Views Using the HR modula (Pay& Ben) How to determine the amount for 2012 W2 for Healthcare box 12 code DD  1399  1 Started by  juliek We currently use Lawson Payroll & Benefits and process in-house and when we began setting up our W2's to report the Healthcare we set up a benefits deduction group & add all Health plan for EE & ER and this would give us the amount and it's working.  However recently it's come to my attention that it's not the cost it's the value that must be on the W2.  The value never changes until termination even when an Associate is on LOA and my miss premiums (end of the year).  ...
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by  scuba80Jump to last post
11/27/2012 7:45 AM
0 Replies and 1005 Views Conducting Research - Please help  1005  0 Started by  Diana Hello All, I am writing a research paper on Lawson and have done an extensive amount of research but cannot find a clear-cut answer to these questions. I'm hoping one of you guys can help out. I would really appreciate it. 1)  How many concurrent users can Lawson support  2) What type of network does the web module utilize 3) Describe the system architecture, as well as hardware, and 'other' software requirements. 
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11/26/2012 1:48 PM
3 Replies and 1398 Views Minimum needs for Tax Factory  1398  3 Started by  Roger French Hello, I am researching what the minimum needs for Tax Factory is for Lawson PR/Benefits/HR. I am doing a conversion/migration and we have no need for PR/Benefits/HR transactions such as benefits updates, Pers Actions, Payroll/Time Entry, but will be using PR,BN and HR reports and inquiries.  Is Tax Factory needed if we are only running inquiries and reports, or is it required in any and all situations of running any type of PR, BN and HR programs Also we are not using ESS/MSS. Tha...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
11/26/2012 1:45 PM
4 Replies and 1896 Views EOY  1896  4 Started by  DonW Has Lawson posted EOY information  We have looked on mylawson & infor.
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
11/15/2012 3:04 PM
2 Replies and 1028 Views ESS time out privacy concerns  1028  2 Started by  Steve Weary We are a healthcare system with shared and auto login PCs in our hospitals.  We are and close to implementing ESS, but we have concerns about sensitive personal information being left on the screen if and when a user is times out due to inactivity.  An automatic time out by Lawsondoes not clear the screen, the info remains on the screen.  Has anyone created a way to clear the screen when a user is timed out due to inactivity   
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by  JimYJump to last post
11/14/2012 7:09 AM
0 Replies and 981 Views AZ State Tax and Employee Self Service  981  0 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone figured out how to have the AZ State Tax field show up in ESS for Payment Modeling
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11/07/2012 6:37 PM
0 Replies and 1047 Views HSA Plan - how to transmit as direct deposit  1047  0 Started by  DeannaP Our benefit staff is implementing an HSA plan for the first time.  They have set it up as a plan type RS on the BN15 screen and have set up the relevant pre-tax deductions.  When working with our bank, they will only accept the HSA account deposits via an ACH Direct Deposit file.  How are others accomplishing this  (We are on apps
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11/07/2012 2:22 PM
0 Replies and 1117 Views PA13.1 and VETs and EEO-1 reporting  1117  0 Started by  BethT Our company is in the planning stage of implementing the use of PA13.1/multiple positions.  Is there anyone who is currently using multiple positions  How does it affect your VETs and EEO-1 reporting
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11/06/2012 10:06 AM
0 Replies and 1536 Views Midyear RS enrollment. EMP-YTD-CONT  1536  0 Started by  Carrie We are in the process of working on a conversion of additional employees (from one of our affliates) that will convert to Lawson mid year 2013.  This would include employees who are enrolled in spending accounts (RS plan type).  We are trying to figure out how to convert these records to bring in the employee's deductions that were already taken in their other payroll systems and subtract that from their annual election in order to determine how to calculate the remaining deductio...
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11/05/2012 3:22 PM
7 Replies and 1983 Views Retroactive Accruals  1983  7 Started by  Chesca Employee did not enter all their time for prior pay cycle 5/16 so his accruals need to be adjusted. The problem is that LP140 did not create the accrual. The EE last accrual date was 5/30 on the LP31, do I need to change any of the dates on LP31 Employee has service records on the EMPSERV for pay period end date 5/16. 
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by  ChescaJump to last post
11/05/2012 10:03 AM
2 Replies and 1218 Views Match schedule for 403(b)  1218  2 Started by  yvonne.mccolloch Has anyone had success setting up a 403(b) where the company is matching up to a certain amount  We are changing our match percentage from one flat percentage (up to 4 of the EE contrib) to a percentage match on the first 3 and a different percentage match on the next 7.  After 10, the match is supposed to stop.  I'm on BN19.4 and it asks for a beginning percent, but not an end percent, so it appears that everything past 10 will continue to get the match.  Please tell m...
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by  yvonne.mccollochJump to last post
11/01/2012 11:16 AM
0 Replies and 1267 Views Benefit Plan with Calculated Premium Plus Flat Amount  1267  0 Started by  LauraSantos We need to set up a new benefit plan.  The plan premiums are based on the coverage amount selected and an age rate table.  For example, an employee age 57, selects $40,000 of coverage.  Base on the rate table, the cost per $1000 for someone who is 57 would be $4.01 so his monthly premium would be $40,000/$1000 * $4.01 = $160.40.  I have all of this working.  However, there is a wellness benefit tied to this plan which costs an additional $1.60 a month.  This is a fl...
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10/31/2012 11:27 AM
1 Replies and 1636 Views Web Enrollment Error Due to New Flexible Spending Maximum  1636  1 Started by  Abbey Hi Everyone, We are receiving the following error with an employee that is currently in flex spending (RS) for $5000 for 2012 and goes through Web Enrollment Open Enrollment where the new maximum is $2500 for 2013: 'You cannot enroll in this benefit at this time. (Contribution amount is > than annual maximum amount,_f0) '  It then lists the employee as being 'ineligible' for the Flex Spending Benefit. Any employee that had a 2012 election for $2500 or less is n...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/25/2012 2:49 PM
0 Replies and 1455 Views W2 printing with Form Fast??  1455  0 Started by  Mary Porter Is anyone using the product Form Fast for W2 printing
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10/25/2012 2:31 PM
2 Replies and 2371 Views PTO/LTS Accrual problem  2371  2 Started by  Deleted User We are having an issue with our PTO & LTS plans retro accuraling when an employee come back from an unpaid LOA or is rehired. The accruals are setup on the cycle based accrual table LP04.2 and are not hours based. When an employee is put on an unpaid LOA there plans are stopped, when they come back and are eligible for the plans all the back accrual is brought back as well. How can you stop the accruals from pulling in the amounts for the ineligible time
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by  ChescaJump to last post
10/25/2012 2:29 PM
2 Replies and 1199 Views Hyatt Legal Plan Help  1199  2 Started by  Dave84981 Hi Everyone, Can someone please provide details on how to set up a Hyatt Legal Plan for a flat rate per month on BN15 Should it be under RS with category 12  If so, is it possible to have a flat rate per pay period instead of a maximum and minimum election required for the RS plans Thanks!
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by  PTankJump to last post
10/19/2012 8:38 AM
2 Replies and 1191 Views Addins upload to PR05.6/7  1191  2 Started by  aphillips I am adding three new process levels. I am at the point where I am loading the GL accounts to the deductions on PR05.6 and PR05.7 because they have different accrual and expense accounts than the company. Can anyone tell me if there are hidden keys that I am missing or is it something else 
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by  aphillipsJump to last post
10/17/2012 4:20 PM
1 Replies and 1318 Views Printable W2's thru EMSS  1318  1 Started by  TRACY I found a few other posts regarding having W2's available online thru EMSS with Lawson.  It appears to me as of last year this was still something Lawson did not have available but others had some work arounds.  Has anyone heard of anything new on this topic  Tried to search on Infor search today but guess I have not figured the 'new' support site out quite yet, I get no results.  Thanks for posting any information you may have.
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by  PamHJump to last post
10/17/2012 2:31 PM
6 Replies and 2456 Views Employer 401k match limit  2456  6 Started by  Bernie R How can we set up the 401k plan to use the employee's full salary for the employee's 401k contribution until the BSI max is reached but use $250,000 (indexed each year for inflation) as the max compensationto be used for the employer match
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by  Jennifer BurkeJump to last post
10/16/2012 2:02 PM
0 Replies and 754 Views Deleted ACH  754  0 Started by  Mary Porter So - if someone deletes an ACH instead of changing it - is there any history file that shows who did that I'm also having a problem with a Performance Review that got deleted - are there any tables that track when something was deleted as opposed to changed
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10/12/2012 6:32 PM
0 Replies and 1375 Views Pay Frequency Conversion  1375  0 Started by  Mario Romero Hello, We are in the middle of switching a number of employees that are currently getting paid weekly to a bi-weekly payroll. Since this is the first time that we do this, I want to make sure that we don't miss anything as this task was assigned to me on a very short notice (which means that there will not much testing involved). I give you a little background of what we are about to do: 1. Switch a group of employees from Weekly to Biweekly 2. We have employees with different status: Par...
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10/11/2012 11:42 AM
2 Replies and 1975 Views Retaining Employee Dates Acquisition  1975  2 Started by  CJDickey We are acquiring about 60 employees from a local clinic. Part of the acquisition deal was to allow the employees to keep their longevity, PTO and Retirement balances. We are debating how to set up their employment dates. Has anyone had a scenario like this before; if so how did you handle the dates
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by  CJDickeyJump to last post
10/09/2012 2:38 PM
3 Replies and 1264 Views Track changes on PA26?  1264  3 Started by  Mary Porter Someone changed a review scheduled date on PA26 for an employee - is there anywhere I can look to see when/who did it
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/09/2012 11:57 AM
7 Replies and 2177 Views PR85 Reconcile payroll checks using MS Addins  2177  7 Started by  Deleted User Does anyone have an addins built to reconcile open payroll check for PR85
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by  RobbyJump to last post
10/08/2012 3:50 PM
3 Replies and 1657 Views TSA Audit Report  1657  3 Started by  Mary Porter I'm trying to write an audit report for our Payroll coordinator and I need YTD Gross Wages. I can't find YTD Gross Wages in any table - do I have to sum the wages from either QUARTWAGE or PAYMASTR And then I need to figure out how to pull wages for only when they made a TSA deduction  - if anyone has done that before I would appreciate knowing the best way to get that out.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
10/02/2012 2:40 PM
0 Replies and 1088 Views Prevent printing of ESS Benefits Enrollment Confirmation  1088  0 Started by  TBonney Has anyone made customizations to prevent employees from being able to print their benefits elections confirmation within ESS, which they'd be willing to share Our HR dept. sends our Elections Confirmations to employe's home addresses after open enrollment period is closed. Therefore, since the enrollments are done from pc banks that get set up within public locations, they do not want employees to be able to print them. Their concern is, in part, due to liability issues if the emp...
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10/02/2012 12:20 PM
4 Replies and 1169 Views script to delete service identities  1169  4 Started by  BJ Help! We accidentally loaded a LWA9T service identity for over 800 ESS only users. It is causing problems. Does anyone have a utility or script that will examine each RM id, and if it is prefixed with a given string, in this case 'GF', delete the associated LAW9T service identity Hate to do these manually, one by one! Thanks
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
09/27/2012 11:26 AM
1 Replies and 1125 Views US TAX DEDN UPDATE ERROR  1125  1 Started by  MARCO3535 Ran a pr113 - edit report showed that 1 employee who was hired in the beginning of sept 2012,  had an edit next to his name.. ' warning = social nbr is invalid' i checked the fica on the hr11 screen and ee & hrhistory  tablesoth indicated the  SSN in question is correct.. THIS is the first cycle in which he is being paid since his hire date. Ideas on what the issue may be.. Thanks
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by  MARCO3535Jump to last post
09/25/2012 6:57 AM
4 Replies and 1755 Views Purpose of PA113  1755  4 Started by  Kelly H I am trying to put together some documentation on the PA113 (retroactive history update) in Lawson.  And have not been very successful in finding much about the purpose of this process.  Has anyone put something similar together that they could share with the group  Thanks!
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
09/21/2012 12:44 PM
8 Replies and 2690 Views Updating Step & Grade  2690  8 Started by  Mary Porter Would love to hear from anyone out there that has a step and grade system - how do you get the salary based benefits to update (life insurance, LTD) I have two tickets logged with Lawson CASE and they are able to duplicate but not resolve. There has to be a way to do this that we are just missing - can't be that we would need to manually stop and restart every employee's benefits. Any help any ideas would be appreciated - and if Lawson comes back with something I will post. 
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
09/20/2012 11:00 AM
10 Replies and 3751 Views Benefit Self Service - Multiple Biweekly, Pay Cycles  3751  10 Started by  Kelly H We’re looking for some direction from someone who uses BSS and pays on a bi-weekly cycle with more than one cycle but takes benefit deductions on a semi-monthly schedule.  We have the BS01.1 (Benefits Enrollment Rules) set with a Semi Monthly cost divisor so that we can show the per pay costs but have the BS06.1 (Benefits Cycle Rules) set as bi-weekly to accommodate mid-year FSA plan and HSA account changes…which is needed to determine the number of pays remaining based on th...
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by  TRACYJump to last post
09/19/2012 8:11 AM
0 Replies and 1092 Views Outsource Benefits Module?  1092  0 Started by  martingibbs Has anyone had experience with outsourcing the BN module in Lawson (Still run HR, PA, Payroll)... especially in an instance where the module was there and in use, and then discontinued to go with a SaaS vendor If you know anyone, or have had experience, please let me know. I know there would be some areas of contention, but would appreciate feedback from anyone who has gone through it.
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09/17/2012 1:46 PM
4 Replies and 1490 Views Employee Group Criteria of Not Having UserField  1490  4 Started by  Woozy I need to create an Employee Group that has a number of criteria.  One of the requirements is that an employee can be a member of the group if they DON'T have a specific UserField value. For Example, something like:   Union=N   UserField 'Vesting' = from 1 to 9 OR   Union=N   UserField 'Vesting' {does not exist} Is there a way to do this  Can I use *BLANK as the value or something Thanks!
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by  WoozyJump to last post
09/10/2012 9:47 AM
3 Replies and 1006 Views Update PA71 Job Budgets  1006  3 Started by  Deleted User Is there a Lawson job or MS Addins that would allow you to update the PA71 job budgets
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
09/08/2012 9:19 AM
1 Replies and 1165 Views Retiree Self services  1165  1 Started by  Vijay S Hello Every one, I am working on RFP (client is selecting between different vendors for HR solutions). Does Lawson have Retirees Self Services That too on mobile   Thnks, Vijay
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
09/07/2012 6:20 AM
6 Replies and 2508 Views Open Enroll ESS Help plz!  2508  6 Started by  Sarah This year we are changing our FTE requirement from .20 to .40 for an employee to be eligible for any benefit. This changes the employee groups that are nested within benefit plans AND employee groups that identify what rates employees can see when they go thru ess. Here's the issue: Since employee groups are not effective dated, how can we have new hire and open enrollments going on at the same time The 2012 benefits have an fte of .20 but 2013 benefits have a minimum fte of .40; if ...
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
09/05/2012 12:30 PM
4 Replies and 3561 Views ESS Direct Deposit - Multiple Accounts  3561  4 Started by  Jodi Kruesel We will be rolling out ESS - Direct Deposit to our employees this fall and are considering allowing employees to deposit into multiple accounts. Has anyone encountered issues with allowing deposits into multiple accounts If you allow multiple accounts-- 1) How many do you allow 2) Were you concerned with the additional cost incurred due to the increase in volume on the ACH file Foe example, current cost is 9 cents per ACH transaction and approximately 2100 transactions per payroll. If ...
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by  MattHJump to last post
09/05/2012 9:02 AM
2 Replies and 1120 Views Tracking HR Application and Approving them via Mobile phone  1120  2 Started by  Vijay S Hello Every One, Is it possible to track (view and approve) some of the HR applications (like e Recruiting/On boarding, ESS/MSS, retiree self services etc. ) on portable devices like 1) Blackberry 2) Andriod Apps 3) Iphone Can anyone suggest me where to find docs for the same. I have heard that its possible via iphone not sure about Android and blackberry. Thanks, Vijay
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
09/05/2012 12:35 AM
3 Replies and 1816 Views 8 and 80 Overtime from 40 hours  1816  3 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We currently calculate OT based on a 40 hour work week and are considering switching to a calculation of 80 hours in a pay period. I am thinking that we will need to create new pay plans.  Is there any other set up that will need to be changed  I am also thinking that once I assign the new pay plans to the employees, the PR132 will calcualte the rate of pay based on the complete 2 week pay period instead of looking at each week. Our actual OT hours are calculated in KRONOS so I know...
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by  sleowJump to last post
08/31/2012 7:30 AM
1 Replies and 1484 Views Crystal - find Emp Status when PRTIME check cut  1484  1 Started by  AngieP I am trying to write a Crystal Report from PRTIME for any employee who was part-time when a check was cut.  Basically, I have a group of pay summary groups that I need to total the hours, by check date, and if the employee was at part-time status when the check was cut, give me the record.  I need a way to compare the check date to the employee status/stauts eff date (in HRHISTORY) and if the employee was part-time, give me the total hours for that check on the report. I know the table...
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
08/29/2012 4:21 PM
4 Replies and 1895 Views Send add'l detail from P/R to G/L  1895  4 Started by  Deleted User Currently the payroll file passed to Finance for the g/l is giving them a department level break down of dollars.  The want to see the break down to a department/job code level.  We've looked into creating job code specific pay codes that use the job code as the sub account however PR20.4 has a 9,999 record limit and we have a lot more codes than that.  Has anyone done anything like this or have a custom process in place
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/23/2012 8:49 AM
2 Replies and 1410 Views Reporting benefits on W2's  1410  2 Started by  pmeckes We have the entire HR suite from lawson except  payroll. We out source our payroll. We are trying to determine how to come up with the ytd amounts that need to be forwarded to our payroll company. BN320 only runs for one month. Your annual amount is divided by 12 and prints. It doesn't really calculate the actual amounts. Any ideas  
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by  pmeckesJump to last post
08/22/2012 10:19 AM
1 Replies and 1261 Views Stop salary override features  1261  1 Started by  Vijay S Is there a way to define  Stop salary override features  for  a specific employee or specific department / group Thnx, Vijay
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
08/20/2012 10:49 PM
1 Replies and 2253 Views Change tax status on a company paid deduction  2253  1 Started by  David Boudreau We implemented a Roth 401k plan in 2010.  On the deduction code set up, we have the employee after tax deduction code set to tax status 16 for 401(k) Roth and the Company Match after tax deduction code set to tax status blank or aftertax.  Because of this, we cannot link the deductions.  And when we process some manual checks without the employee deduction, the company match is still taken.  This has to be corrected. To correct this, we want to update the tax status fo...
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by  Ray WagnerJump to last post
08/15/2012 10:30 AM
0 Replies and 2292 Views Imputed Income/GTL  2292  0 Started by  Mary Porter We pay for our employee's life insurance through the last day of the month in which they are eligible for the coverage. So I have the benefit rules set up to terminate the benefit on the last day of the month on a term action. My question is, should BN150 be calculating GTL for a terminated employee through the last day of the month We had all of our term statuses set up as NP/NB, so then the BN150 error report showed that the GTL couldn't be created for the employee even though the benefit had...
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08/14/2012 7:34 PM
0 Replies and 1542 Views CMS Data Match Reporting  1542  0 Started by  Mary Porter Does anyone know if Lawson has anything that can help with CMS Data Match reporting electronic submission
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08/10/2012 11:30 AM
0 Replies and 998 Views Check reprints and quarterly tax reporting  998  0 Started by  Deleted User We are trying to avoid doing 941x for payroll payment void/reissues that relate to prior quarter. A suggestion was made to create a deduction where we credit the net amount for the employee and create the payment on the pr80.  The printed check would have just the net amount - taxes aren't affected.  This works great.  The question I have is what to do if anything with the overstated net amount in the payroll history  We use ADP and are charged for the 941x's.  We...
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08/09/2012 1:40 PM
0 Replies and 1158 Views Printer Setup on AIX - W2  1158  0 Started by  Nabil Is anyone using the PR297 to print W2s If so, what setup do you have in place to print successfully from Lawson in terms of LID and the PR297 job itself Any help is much appreciated.
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08/07/2012 1:51 PM
0 Replies and 1193 Views Job Descriptions (PA09, PA08.1, PA08.2 PA08.3)  1193  0 Started by  Shane Jones Hello Forum Members: I am wondering if anyone is using PA09, PA08.1, PA08.2 PA08.3 to document job descriptions.    It is there but seems quite limiting so I just want to know if others are using - and if you are using it does it work for you Thanks Shane
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07/31/2012 10:11 AM
10 Replies and 4034 Views Addins Query Wizard Question  4034  10 Started by  Deleted User Hello Everyone, I was wondering if it is possible to use the Query Wizard to query on HR USER FIELDS and then also utilize the Upload Wizard to mass populate this field on the HR11 I have been trying to, but always receive a message stating there is no data. Here is the scenario: We are converting one of our facilities to a new time and attendence system and the new system needs to have a daily hours field in it to properly process certain rules we have set up. In Lawson 9.0.1, we created ...
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by  Frank ZJump to last post
07/27/2012 9:36 AM
3 Replies and 2022 Views Union Deduction Set up (Hourly Rate)  2022  3 Started by  Mario Romero Does anyone know how I can set up a union deduction that uses the following formula using the current options in Lawson: = Hourly rate x 2.5 I don't know how to get the system to look at the hourly rate without having to set up  a 'custom calculation' Thanks,
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
07/25/2012 2:28 PM
1 Replies and 1773 Views 457B  1773  1 Started by  Jennifer Burke Since our 457 B plan was set up in Lawson in 2002, the Apply Maximum Limit field on the BN15 has always been set to 'Y' so that the deductions would stop at the first limit met. Recently, our plan sponsor told us that the 457B deductions should not count toward the max comp or max annual additions limit. So, I went into out test system and attempted to change the Apply Maximum Limit field to 'B' so that neither the max comp nor the max annual additions would apply. However, when I hit t...
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by  Jennifer BurkeJump to last post
07/25/2012 1:40 PM
3 Replies and 1908 Views Payroll Deduction  1908  3 Started by  Deleted User How do you inactive deductions in Lawson that are no longer being used
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by  Mario RomeroJump to last post
07/25/2012 1:31 PM
1 Replies and 2199 Views Payroll NACHA (IAT) output for PR160  2199  1 Started by  Vicki We are trying to implement the NACHA IAT format for a few employees.  PR160 accomodates this by supplying two files, ACH and IAT, both with all employees included.  We do not want to send the IAT format to the bank for all employees because it costs significantly more to process an IAT file with the extra addenda records.  Has anyone figured out how to produce the ACH output with TAPE-IAT format for some employees and the regular TAPE format for the rest
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by  Wade-TJump to last post
07/18/2012 2:59 PM
0 Replies and 1832 Views PR189 Gross Up Calculation  1832  0 Started by  Mary Porter I read an article on that said if we try to use PR189 for a bonus payment that any percentage based 403(b) deductions won't be taken and that we have to use PR89 instead and then enter the time records manually. I just want to make sure before we do this that there is no other way to make PR189 work. Doesn't seem to make sense since every employer that offers a pre-tax retirement plan probably offers a percentage basis plan which renders the PR189 useless. Any thoughts would be appr...
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07/16/2012 2:43 PM
1 Replies and 1811 Views Addins for HR04.7  1811  1 Started by  Bernie R I need to added values on HR04.7 but have been unable to succesfully use addins for this.  I can't find anything on Lawson support that will identify how to correct the errors I am receiving.  I don't want to manually enter hundreds of lines. Thanks for any help,
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by  BarbaraSJump to last post
07/11/2012 2:58 PM
4 Replies and 2086 Views Tracking do you do it?  2086  4 Started by  Sarah We have a scholarship program that is offered to employees and nonemployees for positions like nursing. Right now, all this is maintained in a spreadsheet outside of Lawson. We need to get all this information in Lawson. Once upon a time, this information was kept in the PA16.1 Company Property screen BUT it didn't hold ALL the information and didn't track the money that the company was paying out to the employee.  We need the ability to accurately track 1. how much money is being pai...
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by  Jeff BrewsterJump to last post
07/10/2012 11:43 AM
13 Replies and 3399 Views 2012 W-2 Reporting of Med Deductions  3399  13 Started by  Deleted User Can anyone share how they will be handling the IRS mandated 2012 W-2 reporting of healthcare benefit costs Did anyone report in 2011 when it was not yet required, and if so how did you handle Just checked the Lawson site and saw the statement of direction related to Aordable Care Act but nothing system specific on reporting. Thanks!
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
07/06/2012 5:27 PM
1 Replies and 1823 Views BN18.2 User Exit Custom Calculation  1823  1 Started by  Jimmy Chiu If anyone can post example on how to use the type X custom calculation in BN18.2, greatly appreciated. I searched knowledge base and they are no help.
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
07/05/2012 2:31 PM
0 Replies and 1971 Views NACHA Layout  1971  0 Started by  Wade-T We are currently using a local bank and have had no issues uploading the achtape file with the following items selected: Create Labels - N Multiple Headers - N Company Name - 1 Originating DFI - 1 Sending Point DFI - 1 Balanced Tape - Blank Batch Entries Max - Blank We are now in the process of changing over to Comerica but they state they cannot read our file.  Is anyone using Comerica and what setup are you using on the ACH tab of the PR160 screen ...
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07/05/2012 8:12 AM
1 Replies and 1686 Views gross to net by paycode  1686  1 Started by  MARCO3535 i was asked to write a crystal report linking to lawson info where the output would look something like this ...
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by  Lisa.CruseJump to last post
07/03/2012 2:41 PM
3 Replies and 2415 Views How to do add in on LP70.1  2415  3 Started by  Sarah Okay, so I am trying to do an add in on the lp70.1 screen and I thought I had all the fields I needed: f4 company f6 employee f5 name f10 plan f11 ee grp f12 amount f13 trans type f14 trans type f15 status desc f17 trans date f18 amount type f19 amount type f20 description We are currently not using the LP131 which would do this zeroing out for us automatically of the pennies left on a persons pto. Lawson is saying, 'No line function code entered' which I thought was f18 but ma...
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by  Lisa.CruseJump to last post
07/03/2012 1:26 PM
1 Replies and 1465 Views Hourly Rate Augments for Step & Grade Rate  1465  1 Started by  cdevoe Hi all.  I've posted this before a few years ago with no valid resolution. FLSA states that any discretionary pay must be included in the calculation of overtime. I've worked with several public sector clients who interpret this (and there are court cases supporting) that any additional pay, like Longevity, must be included in the calculation of overtime pay. Longevity is paid in lump sum in December each year.  Where employees are paid via PR16 Step & Grade, we cannot use HR14 Alt...
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by  Lisa.CruseJump to last post
07/03/2012 12:16 PM
0 Replies and 4548 Views Steps to automate the ftp process using a shell script and .netrc in a Lawson token  4548  0 Started by  Baloy ·         Setup the IP addresses in the hosts file in /etc directory, this make it cleaner.   Sample: 123.456.7.8       CMPX     Company X Where the alias to use in the script is going to be CMPX Once this entry is done in the hosts file go to the home directory of the user if is different than Lawson. At the user’s home directory create a .netrc file. This file will contain the ...
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07/02/2012 2:57 PM
0 Replies and 1443 Views Tips to using PR86  1443  0 Started by  BL I am testing PR86 and see my check numbers on the PR162 and that's about it.  I understand this process is a void and reissue so nothing needs to be recalculated via a PR140 and the check does not get fed to the PR917, however, what about the check print itself  I noticed the check numbers do not appear on my PR180. I'm hoping someone can share their process so I can get this approved for use. Thanks,Beth
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07/02/2012 9:16 AM
1 Replies and 3196 Views EEO Category description  3196  1 Started by  YvonneJ What table has the EEO Category descriptions  i.e. EEO Category 20 is 'Professionals'.  What table can I query to find 'Professionals' - and the rest of the descriptions, of course.
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by  YvonneJJump to last post
06/29/2012 12:30 PM
2 Replies and 1798 Views Employee Reimbursement  1798  2 Started by  DonW Anyone use non earnings in PR20.4 to reimburse employees for expenses  If so, any 'gotchas' later in balancing payroll
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
06/27/2012 3:42 PM
4 Replies and 3194 Views Leave Status code VS benefits employee group  3194  4 Started by  Sean I will try my best to explain my question clearly. In our organization, we have different benefits plans for part time, full time employees. We also differentiate part time employees into part time benefits eligible and part time benefits ineligible by their FTE. Basically, we use employee status code as one of criteria to define the employee group for benefit plans. This brings us a issue when we try to put employee on 'leave' status. For example, when we change a employee's status code from 'A...
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by  SeanJump to last post
06/26/2012 10:25 AM
0 Replies and 1774 Views retrieving AGS data in custom ESS form?  1774  0 Started by  David Cron What I'm trying to do is to customize the Open Enrollment welcome screen by reading the BS01 end date for the employee group specific to the user.  I have run a DME query to retrieve the first row of the table and that works fine but when I switch to an AGS call it doesn't allow me to progress to the next function. Also once the data is retrieved, how is it addressed  I see several instances in Lawson code where AGS is used to retrun data but I never see where it's stored of addres...
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06/21/2012 4:48 PM
4 Replies and 2481 Views negative retro pay  2481  4 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone found a way to do a negative retro pay calculation in Lawson We have an employee who had a job change which resulted in a reduction in pay that should have taken place on 4/29/12 so we have to take back the reduction amount. We tried entering a negative percent or a negative $ amount in pr131 but it won't take negatives.  So if we can't make this work then we will need to do it manually but it would be nice to see if the system could do it.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
06/19/2012 8:49 PM
0 Replies and 1792 Views Company match true up  1792  0 Started by  MonikaS  We are going from flat contributions and percentage to percentage only. The company match may not calculate correctly for employees who front load the contributions at the beginning of the year. The true-up is to make sure that the employee is not penalized for hitting the maximum deferral dollar amount early in the year ($17,000 base contribution that is matched). A true-up looks at the employee's deferrals and 'levels' them throughout the year to see if they would have otherwise received...
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06/12/2012 5:27 PM
0 Replies and 785 Views L_CHSTAMP  785  0 Started by  Dinesh We added a new field to our custom table using dbdef. However at the time of dbreorg, we received the following message. File PERSACTION will be Reorganized. Index L_CHSTAMP Added Field L_CHSTAMP Added We dont know how this column/index added to the table. However, we dont see this column/index in dbdef. We are clueless on what triggered the addition of the same. We did not install any Lawson patch too Any advise/suggestion Warm Regards Dinesh
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06/04/2012 3:12 PM
4 Replies and 2391 Views Tuition reimbursement  2391  4 Started by  AnneV Wondering if someone has used the basic Lawson product (S3) - without customization - for a tuition reimbursement plan  I would like to be able to put in the annual amount the individual employee is approved for (budget) and then track reimbursements as they are made.  Ideally, I would be able to project this into the future.  For example - I apply for tuition reimbursment and am approved for $3,000 each year for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. I know deductions can be treated as...
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by  AnneVJump to last post
06/04/2012 8:43 AM
1 Replies and 1623 Views Duplicate payment number 9.0  1623  1 Started by  juliek Has anyone had an issue where PR160 is flagged to print zero payment on reciepts however they started to print on live checks and causing duplicate payment  numbers
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
06/01/2012 10:39 AM
0 Replies and 1719 Views Multiple EINs - one W2  1719  0 Started by  Karen Sheridan We currently have one HR company, multiple process levels (one has a separate EIN than the others) and several GL companies. We have a group of employees that currently work in both EINs. Today to ensure these employees only receive one W2 we have created a dummy G/L department and use it as a 'clearing' house. The problem with this is that it is very difficult and manual to balance and re-class the 'clearing' house account. It is a manual process for the manager to rememb...
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05/30/2012 12:37 PM
4 Replies and 2844 Views Missed Deduction Report  2844  4 Started by  agersh My organization is a new Lawson HR-Payroll customer. I have recently been assigned a task to create a accumulative report that shows those employees that have missed benefit premiums deductions. Whether it be partial or entire amounts missed per pay period/pay day. Can anyone provide me instruction on which Lawson tables I will need to accomplish this task and the criteria to use to determine a missed deduction Or of anyone already has a crystal report or Lawson Ad...
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
05/30/2012 10:55 AM
2 Replies and 1664 Views PR291 Unemployment Report  1664  2 Started by  Mary Porter We were set up to not withhold company paid unemployment amounts because we are a non-profit, but payroll would like to use the PR291. Our consultant suggested that the only way we can do this is to withhold unemployment and then have GL remove the liability. How do other non-profits handle unemployment reporting
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
05/23/2012 7:19 PM
1 Replies and 1608 Views Mass pay plan update  1608  1 Started by  pmeckes We need to update the pay plan field in HR11 for a large group of people. We do not do our payroll in house, but what is the proper way to acomplish this so our benefit plans work properly. Just changing the pay plan in HR11 didn't interface over to benefits. Do I need to user personal actions or HR511 Suggestions needed ...
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by  SarahJump to last post
05/23/2012 8:39 AM
1 Replies and 1837 Views PR582 to import STD claim pymt info...  1837  1 Started by  Sarah In order to be able to utilize Lawsons arrears process (PR139), we need to bring our std claim payments in house because those checks have benefit premiums taken out of them.   I am an HR person, not PR, but I thought maybe we could use the PR582 Mass Adjustment load to load the employees that our 3rd party vendor identifies as being on LOA and eligible for std pymt with the gross pymt amt. In theory, the employees that our 3rd party vendor sends us would not be receiving a regular check...
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by  SarahJump to last post
05/23/2012 8:19 AM
2 Replies and 1626 Views TAEMPTRANS table missing records in 901 conversion  1626  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We just completed our first migration to 901 and are attempting to begin testing.  When running LP264 to compare totals betwee 900 and 901, we discovered totals didn't match and then discovered records were missing.  We are also going from oracle to sequel server.  It appears as if the reason for the failure is that some records in the TAEMPTRANS table have invalid reset dates along with blank date fields. Has anyone else had this issue and if so, how did you fix it Tha...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
05/16/2012 4:53 PM
2 Replies and 2540 Views FMLA Administration by Hartford  2540  2 Started by  Donna We just completed an initial meeting with Hartford and would like to be able to network with other Lawson users who have outsourced their FMLA administration to Hartford or other administrators.
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by  DonnaJump to last post
05/16/2012 1:10 PM
0 Replies and 1419 Views Mass Contact Update in ZQ20  1419  0 Started by  upasana Hello, Could anyone please help me in knowing the process if any field is required to be changed in ZQ20 using Lawson AddIns what should be the parameters of excel file to be uploaded and what should be the process to be followed. I need to make changes in ZQ20 Contact 7 MISC details for all the active Process Levels in Lawson and I think the best possible way to update it is via Lawson AddIns but I am not sure about the table names to be used. Please let me know about the upload functio...
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05/11/2012 11:27 AM
0 Replies and 1858 Views PR140 - BSI  1858  0 Started by  Jeff Are you able to somehow bypass BSI when running PR140 We used Lawson for payroll in the past and had active maintenance with BSI, but no longer do either. However, we have been running through about 150 drivers through lawson payroll, but they are 1099s. Can we somehow bypass the need for PR140 to use BSI There has to be a setting somewhere!!
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05/10/2012 2:20 PM
1 Replies and 1507 Views pr13 add-ins  1507  1 Started by  Mary Porter Our payroll is running a bonus check and needs to remove additional amounts that employees have elected for State and Federal Taxes. Does anyone know what I can do via add-ins to wipe out the tax code on the Additional Amount so that we can remove these and them put them back in after the check run I tried 00, I tried *Blank - add-ins says that it did the change but nothing really happened. If anyone knows what I can do, or knows how to make a bonus check ignore an extra tax amount, I would ap...
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
05/07/2012 5:45 PM
0 Replies and 1470 Views building employee groups and nesting  1470  0 Started by  dra2325 We are currently building benefit plans and employee groups on S3 9.01 LTM 10 for Jan 2013. Would anyone be willing to share their design documents as we are having a bit of difficulty visualizing best design; particularly in regards to nesting employee groups for inclusion and/or exclusion. Words of wisdom are also welcome!! Thank you. Deanna Allgood Benefits System Specialist Summa Health System Akron, OH
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05/07/2012 10:19 AM
0 Replies and 1154 Views Importing/Uploading multiple work locations on PR35 or PR36  1154  0 Started by  TLMG What is the best way to handle multiple local taxes for one employee I am hoping to use the PR530 to upload the location code but am not sure if that is possible. Any thoughts, suggestions, etc
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05/07/2012 9:49 AM
3 Replies and 1619 Views Adding a new hospital - PL, Company, Prodline?  1619  3 Started by  Deleted User We have added new locations to our Lawson system as additional Process Levels under our single company 1000 in product line PROD and this has worked fine.  But now we are now being asked to take on a new hospital, but this one will be different.  They need to be completely autonomous from our existing locations and will have their own HR and payroll processing center, leave plans, benefit plans, bank, etc.  It doesn't seem like adding them as a process level under our ex...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
05/02/2012 4:30 PM
2 Replies and 1518 Views Connecticut Paid Sick Leave Act  1518  2 Started by  Cedaina Has anyone set up an LP Absence Management plan to accommodate this Mandated Sick Leave Act  We are just upgrading from TA to LP and wanted to know if anyone has successfully set up a plan.
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by  CedainaJump to last post
05/01/2012 10:24 AM
1 Replies and 1141 Views Orientation date calendar in Lawson  1141  1 Started by  Jan Hi I'd like to store a date calendar in Lawson to record each date of the year along with a related orientation date.  The intent of this is to relate an employee's start date to the date that their new employee orientation will be held.  I intend to use this to create reports to the orientation team so they can see who will be attending orientation on a particular date so they can do appropriate planning and create class rosters.  Does a current form exist where these dates ca...
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
04/26/2012 12:21 PM
6 Replies and 2187 Views Dependents - before and after changes on a report  2187  6 Started by  SueS Our benefits area would like an automated report that shows the before and after values of certain fields. By this I mean, if an employee changed their dependent's birthdate from 2/1/1992 to 2/1/2002 they would like to see both values on the report. Since changes to the dependent table are not logged in history I am uncertain how to do this. Has anybody else had to do this Any suggestions are appreciated.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
04/25/2012 5:08 PM
2 Replies and 1594 Views PR140 - Time in two different departments  1594  2 Started by  George Graham Trying to figure out the reporting challenge with this. Have an employee who has time entered in PR36 with a department code of 0001. Prior to running PR140, employee is transferred to a position with a different department, so the default department for the employee is now 0004 (and has a different expense account). The PR140 now shows the employee under department 0004 with the correct hours amount from PR36 - and the hours are actually getting allocated to the correct expense account. But ...
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by  Carolyn LeeJump to last post
04/23/2012 10:38 AM
0 Replies and 1159 Views Moving STD pymts into Lawson! Help!  1159  0 Started by  Sarah Currently, we log an employee on LOA and if they have optional STD, that information is sent to our 3rd party vendor.  The vendor pays the employee their std checks until they come back from LOA. The checks the vendor pays out to the employee has all their benefit deductions taken out of their std checks. Lawson has no record that the employee has been paying for premiums all along. When the employee RFL, they begin getting regular checks again BUT because we don't have the premium payme...
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04/20/2012 11:12 AM
3 Replies and 2372 Views MSS and Personnel Actions  2372  3 Started by  Shane Jones I have a group of HR Representatives that I want to have entering Personnel Actions for associates that do not report directly to them.   I know that I could give them access to PA52 but it is not very user friendly and would give them way too many actions to pick from...   If I have personnel actions that the manager of an associate can enter does anyone know a way to tell the system that the HR Rep should be allowed to enter for all associates   I am trying to ...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
04/18/2012 7:27 AM
3 Replies and 1533 Views LP198 - can it be sent without usage?  1533  3 Started by  Mary Porter I would like to hear from anyone using LP - we have our PTO usage coming over to the GL on the PR198 as debiting the PTO Payable Accrual account. Then the LP198 comes over as a debit to the PTO Payable Accrual account. So the account is getting hit twice for usage. How is anyone doing this so that usage only hits the account once We just went live on 1/1 of this year and not sure that we got the best advice from our consultants during setup. Any help would be appreciated.
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by  Sandy KJump to last post
04/13/2012 9:45 AM
1 Replies and 1129 Views Payroll extracts to vendors  1129  1 Started by  Karen Sheridan We have several extracts mostly against deductions, example 403(b) deductions. We have been using check date on the pay master table to drive the record selection, but we are finding that doesn't pick up an manuals or voids that are also processed during that payroll run. There is a date stamp on those records that corresponds to the most recent PR140 run.  So that might be an option. But, I thought I'd ask what other companies are doing.  Basically, how to pull all deduction...
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
04/10/2012 12:54 PM
0 Replies and 1113 Views Floating Holiday Allotment  1113  0 Started by  Sandy K Hi, We have a Floating Holiday plan that creates an allotment transaction for the employee effective the day the employee qualifies for the plan. After 90 days the hours move from allotment to available. We have some employees that do not receive the allotment. I have researched the employees to see if there are any common denomiators and I have found nothing. Has this happened to anyone else How did you rectify the issue Thank you in advance!
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04/10/2012 9:21 AM
2 Replies and 2194 Views PR197  2194  2 Started by  Sandy K We ran a manual pay run which only included voids and reissues.  We ran FM197, which is a custom screen of PR197 but without the update option.  There is data on the report and every account does net to zero.  I do not have anything on the PR197/PR198 in update mode.  Is this correct  I can't even see even the header in the Print Manager or in Vista.  Is this correct or should the PR197/198 have the same data on as FM197 - report only. I would think that I would at...
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by  Sandy KJump to last post
04/10/2012 9:19 AM
1 Replies and 2136 Views Teacher Contract Administration  2136  1 Started by  Paula Bassett Can anyone tell me about your experience with the teacher contract module regarding conversion, implementation and functionality  How does it interface with employee positions and payroll  I'm interested in learning how salaries are calculated and paid. Thank you, PaulaB
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by  subservedJump to last post
04/04/2012 9:34 AM
3 Replies and 1523 Views update Training classes for attendees  1523  3 Started by  mark.cook My HR department is looking for applications/ hardware that will allow them to scan or swip badges as you enter training classes then take that data collected and update the Lawson Training module. Does anyone know of a program that would assist in this process
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
04/02/2012 12:18 PM
6 Replies and 1903 Views Job Code User Fields  1903  6 Started by  Mary Porter Has anyone loaded Job Code User Fields up before Could you share the steps I have the user field set up and the value list loaded but now I need to get the user field on the job - any help would be appreciated.
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by  PattyGJump to last post
03/29/2012 3:27 PM
0 Replies and 1224 Views Moving from 3 HR companies to 1  1224  0 Started by  aphillips We currently have 3 separate companies with 3 EINs. We are in the planning phase to move to one HR/PR company with three separate EINs (3 process levels). We have employees that move between companies and have issues with terminations in one company and hiring in the next company. Does anyone have any experience in consolidating companies with separate EINs that they would be willing to share How do you record a transfer from one EIN to another and retain their history on HR11 We use a...
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03/29/2012 2:14 PM
2 Replies and 1631 Views Retro pay Calc  1631  2 Started by  Ryan We are having to do a lot of manual calculation that we think the system should be able to do on a date range to pay someone retro pay.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
03/26/2012 4:17 PM
9 Replies and 3089 Views Payroll User Group  3089  9 Started by  Mary Porter We recently went live on Lawson HR/Payroll and it would be great if we could find a user group for payroll users so that our payroll staff could have someone to talk to - the Lawson payroll process is much more complicated than our previous HR/Payroll system and it's been a struggle to learn Lawson. Any help would be appreciated.
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by  Mary PorterJump to last post
03/23/2012 6:39 PM
10 Replies and 3214 Views Third party support for Lawson  3214  10 Started by  Venkat I would like to know if there are III party vendors that offer support to Lawson, particularly for year end W2 related changes and interface to BSI. We may have to delay moving to Apps 9.x and will be out of support during the year end of 2012. If anyone has prior experience with such vendors please share here. Thanks.
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
03/23/2012 1:36 PM
0 Replies and 1182 Views How to run BN100 for previous transactions  1182  0 Started by  Sarah I am researching why our retirement plans do not automatically end date when an employee terms.  It appears that the employee group did not have status included in it so even when an employee (aka ee) termed it left their plan without an end date.  We want ee's with a TP status to still have a blank end date so their last check can have a retirement deduction but a status of T would trigger an enddate when a TER action with a status of T is keyed on the pa52.1 screen. In t...
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03/21/2012 7:38 AM
5 Replies and 1515 Views LP31  1515  5 Started by  Sandy K Good Morning, I currently have a handful of employees that were not automatically put into the LP group they need to be in and that caused them to not have a plan assigned to them.  I have rerun the HR155 and these employees are now in the LP Group.  I ran the LP100 in hopes it would recognize them and add the plan to their profile.  It did not.  Is there something else I can/should try before manually adding the plan to the employees affected Thank you in advance for ...
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by  Sandy KJump to last post
03/19/2012 12:46 PM
0 Replies and 1221 Views Rate for LP liability and pay out  1221  0 Started by  Bernie R We have a group of employees moving to new positions with a much higher rate of pay.  These employees will have their PTO balance frozen since these new positions are not eligible to accrue PTO. We want to use their prior rate of pay to calculate the PTO liability for the ledger and any PTO pay out upon termination of these employees. I have not found any fields in LP that would enable use to automate this process to any extent. Any ideas are appreciated.
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03/19/2012 12:06 PM
0 Replies and 1008 Views E015 Remuneration code w MD county taxes  1008  0 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We are looking at changing our Educational Assistance Program and I am testing out set up using remuneration codes with 3 different pay codes/pay summary groups.  I am running into an issue with MD county taxes.  The system does not appear to me recognizing previous payments when calculating the 5250 exemption limit. Does anyone in MD use the remuneration code E015 TIA
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03/16/2012 1:08 PM
4 Replies and 2361 Views PR141 and PR197 out of balance  2361  4 Started by  MonikaS Hello, On occassions our PR141 and PR197 are out of balance. It is always related to employer portion of deduction amounts such as Medicare, 403b, health, dental, etc. I can find the employees, the deuctions, and the amounts but cannot find the reason for this out of balance condition. Our Lawson IT resources cannot find why would this be and the database looks good. Is anyone else having this issue if yes, did you find the cause  Thank you,  Monika
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by  MonikaSJump to last post
03/15/2012 3:17 PM
4 Replies and 2249 Views LID command for PR80?  2249  4 Started by  Jason Thanks in advance, We are having an issue with BSI and they sent me some instructions to create a log file.  Unfortunately the instructions were for LID users and I am a Portal user.  I have access to LID but never use it.   BSI istructions has this: Step 5: Now, go to PR80 and calculate and add a check. After the check has been successfully added, from the “Options” menu select “Display Log File” From the LID command line, what command do I nee...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
03/13/2012 2:21 PM
1 Replies and 2483 Views Absence Management Accrual Tables  2483  1 Started by  SkaddenCourtney We are having the issue for employees reaching specific years of service and thus entitled to a higher accrual. Example: Employee started on  July 16, 2007 and by July 15, 2011, employee had already completed the 4 years of services.  Starting from July 16, 2011 employee will be entitled to the increase.  In 2012 employee entitled to the full increase 5 year accrual. We have a quarterly accrual plan structure set up like the below based on hire date: 0-4 years ...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
03/12/2012 7:37 PM
0 Replies and 1035 Views BN81  1035  0 Started by  Jodi Kruesel Has anyone been able to use/create an upload to BN81  I'm able to add records to BN81 but am still trying to get the Release function to work.   Any help would be appreciated.
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03/12/2012 4:32 PM
0 Replies and 5262 Views Move to Advice to Pay for Short Term Disability  5262  0 Started by  RBH Hi - Our STD (Short-Term Disability) vendor pays all the STD claims for our 12,000 employee population. Due to issues with deducting correct benefit premiums, we have decided to move to Advice to Pay, thereby allowing us to 'cut the check' ourselves and deduct appropriate premiums. As we are just starting the conversations with our vendor, we wanted to see if there was another Lawson client that has moved to Advice to Pay for STD, and, if so, find out how/if interfaces were created to str...
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03/09/2012 12:54 PM
0 Replies and 1524 Views Pa54.1  1524  0 Started by  Sandy K We have roughly 450 employees that have been terminated and we need to change the effective date, termination date and last day worked.   Some employees have had an additional transaction after termination to change their Expense Account as some stores were franchised.  Is there a way to bring up the termination on PA54 and change the information Example:  Employee was terminated with 8/31/11- this is the effective date, termination date and last day worked.  The cha...
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03/06/2012 4:45 PM
6 Replies and 1971 Views payroll transactions to activities management (AC)  1971  6 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We are starting a process to track some employee commitments through Payroll and Activity Management. We would like to put the total commitment amount in Activities (35,000) and then run a payment through each pay tied to the activity code. Our goal is to be able to see a running tally in activities. However, in testing, we find the posted transactions to activities come thorugh as positive (expense accrual) and negative (cash accrual) transactions per pay so their is not a way to run a report s...
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by  Margie GyurisinJump to last post
03/06/2012 8:07 AM
3 Replies and 4640 Views HRIS Structure  4640  3 Started by  Deleted User We are comparing our HRIS stucture. Currently we have a HRIS Analyst Sr and HRIS Analyst who handle all aspects of our ERP, ATS, and Time & Attendance both technical and administrative. I wanted to know what other organizations HRIS Structures look like. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Is HRIS housed in HR or in IT or a combination What areas are supported by HRIS  For example:  HR, Payroll, Personnel, Benefits, etc. What types of applications are supported  For ex...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
03/01/2012 3:04 PM
3 Replies and 2642 Views Retirement plan setup  2642  3 Started by  Eileen G With the two plans we find that when an Employee is enrolled in both plans (catchup and regular) and he/she makes a mid year change, the limits that are in place do not work.  The max limits start over.  However, we worked on a report to catch these EE's and update their PR14 deduction limit.  We currently have an interface from the vendor to Lawson that creates the new records. My question is, do we have to have separate plans for catchup and regular from a Lawson and BSI...
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by  Eileen GJump to last post
03/01/2012 1:35 PM
3 Replies and 2504 Views Where's the PLAN table in crystal rpts?  2504  3 Started by  Sarah The table that warehouses all the BN15 information, what table is this in if I want to run a crystal rpt when I hold down my ctrl, shift and O key it shows PLN and the field name but I can't find the PLAN table for me to write a report out of crystal rpts on it. I spoke to our IT group and they can't find it either; they wondered if it's been renamed in the 9.01 version If so, anyone know what name it's called now because Lawson still calls it the PLAN table. I hope this makes sense. T...
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by  SarahJump to last post
02/23/2012 10:58 AM
6 Replies and 1849 Views Flex Plan change  1849  6 Started by  yvonne.mccolloch Does anyone know how (or if) one can change a flex plan year in Lawson  We've been on Lawson about 10 years now and we've always had benefit plan years begin on January 1, but last year we changed our benefit year to match our fiscal year, starting July 1.  At the time, I could not figure out how to change the Flex set up in Lawson so we trudged on knowing we'd have some problems. At the end of the year we ran up against a lot of issues I'd like to resolve if I could just figure it ou...
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by  Karen PloofJump to last post
02/14/2012 4:55 PM
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