12/22/09 – Holiday Week Time Reporting and Approval

Most campus employees will not be working the week between Christmas and New Year’s. As such, all are encouraged to report time for both weeksin the pay periodbefore you leave for the break.

For those employees using HR Direct time reporting self-service, there is nosystem change in the deadlines to report. Employees have until Sunday, January3rd @ 5:00 to report their time in HR Direct. Managers/Approvers can approve time until Monday, January4th @ 11:59 PM (Midnight). (NOTE: Managers can only begin to approve time afterthe Time Administration process runs. The first time that is run each pay period is on the Wednesday morning of the first week. Managerscan begin approving time on Wednesday afternoon – 12/23 -around 3:00pm.)

Department managers with employees using time & labor self-service may wish to set an earlier deadline for their staff to report time. As a reminder, the deadline for employees to make changes is one day prior to when you can approve them. Hence, if you wish to approve on Thursday, your employees should report time by Wednesday.

Contact Information:

HR Direct Login support ‘ IT Help Desk (x4357) — PLEASE NOTE there are special holiday hours in effect. Their hours are: Closed on 12/24, 12/31; Open on 12/28, 12/29, 12/30 from 10:00 ‘ 2:00pm

HR/Payroll; Time Reporting Policy – Human Resources (x3560)

HR Direct Application Functionality ‘ Administrative Systems Integration (Norma Clark x4764 or Richard Conley x4794)

YES — There will be training available

Whether you are an everyday user of the current HR system or just do occational time reporting, there will be different training tools available to prepare you for the new software.

With this new release there will even be some employee self-service which doesn’t require training, but we will still offer some presentation sessions to show you around.

See the following for some general overview of the training tools: