Oracle HR/Payroll is Coming…Are You Ready?
Sandbox Now Available
Please remember there is no help desk for working in the Sandbox. You can't break it, so don't worry about doing something wrong. You can use your manuals to help yourself through.
Access to the Sandbox is not limited by Oracle responsibilities, which means that you will have access in the Sandbox to functionality that you may or may not have when the Oracle HR/Payroll system is implemented. The Sandbox may be refreshed (existing data overwritten) at any time to reflect changes in applications configuration. This means what you enter today may be gone tomorrow. Also, check the Current News page (the window that opens when you click Enter on the Integrated System home page) for system messages.
Responsibilities Blacked Out During Payroll Runs
In Oracle, to assure that payroll information is not disrupted during the payroll run, certain responsibilities will be “blacked out” for a short period around each run. This means that these responsibilities will be end-dated at the beginning of the blackout period and reactivated when it concludes. These responsibilities include:
Employees with any of the first four responsibilities have automatically been assigned the HRMS Viewer responsibility so that they may continue to view information in HR/Payroll applications during the blackout periods, but cannot actually enter information.
Since there are from four to six payroll runs a month, there will be that many blackout periods a month as well. The ISP is testing to determine how long users will be prevented from entering data during a payroll run. That information will be communicated as soon as it is available.
And there may be others. In Oracle, only employees doing piecework will be paid through unit pay. The others may be paid through goal amount or lump sum. Goal amount is used if the person is to be paid over a period of time. Lump sum should be used if the person is to be paid entirely in one payment. No one currently paid through unit pay will have to enter time into an Oracle time management sheet.
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Last Pay Periods in OPAS/HRS http://www.virginia.edu/isp/5archives/ayr0502.html#last
Deadline for Keying New Hires into OPAS http://www.virginia.edu/isp/5archives/ayr0502.html#deadline
Last Two Leave Sheets to be Submitted Back to Back http://www.virginia.edu/isp/5archives/ayr0502.html#two
Prepare Early for First Oracle Timesheet http://www.virginia.edu/isp/5archives/ayr0502.html#prepare
Three Quick Payrolls Follow Go-Live http://www.virginia.edu/isp/5archives/ayr0502.html#three
Make Sure Your Desktop is Ready http://www.virginia.edu/isp/5archives/ayr0502.html#make
Don’t Forget Your Confidentiality Agreement http://www.virginia.edu/isp/5archives/ayr0502.html#forget
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