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Size: 1.68 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:10/2/2019
JDE Benefits is part of the Human Capital Management suite of modules and integrates closely with JDE Payroll, HR and Address Book modules. The first two articles in this series covered the basic setup of benefits, integration with payroll, eligibility, and enrollment using the P08334 Enrollment with Eligibility and the P08330 Enrollment Overrides applications. In this third article in the series, Kris explores and explains the Benefits module and the Batch Enrollment UBE.  
Size: 2.03 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/8/2019
This is the second in a series of articles by Kris that will explore and explain the Benefits module. Part 1 in the series covered the basic setup of Benefits. In this article, Kris will focus specifically on Eligibility and Enrollment, a particularly tricky area of setup which requires complete understanding in order to get full use of all the functionality available.  
Size: 1.87 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:1/8/2019
Whether you are new to the JDE Benefits module or have been using it for some time, this article is a must-read. Kris shares his extensive experience on implementing the fundamental requirements for optimized use of this module, from how the module integrates with the other HCM modules to key considerations on configuration.  
Size: 3.22 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:4/4/2018
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Health and Safety Incident Management (HSIM) system, available beginning with application version 9.1 in 2013, can help your company cut down on manual paperwork and reporting to OSHA. HSIM provides a centralized system to record, manage, track, and report health and safety issues, and integrates with Address Book, Payroll, Inventory, Equipment, and Work Orders.  
Size: 1.15 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/28/2017
This article is designed to offer the reader the next steps and considerations in an Employee Self Service implementation. In the July 2015 issue of JDEtips, we discussed where to start and how to structure your ESS project. This article recaps some of that, then looks at the next steps necessary to go live with the various ESS Inquiry options.  
Size: 714 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:6/26/2015
This article presents an overview of ESS and its capabilities. It explains what type of employee can access which functions, discusses considerations for a rollout strategy including things to watch out for, and wraps up with ESS go live options. This is a must-read if you are considering implementing this functionality, in either E1 or World.  
Size: 604 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/29/2014
If we all got paid exactly the same every single payday, we wouldn't need this new feature in 9.1. But there are often variations in pay rate based on any number of circumstances. Component Pay allows us to set up these variables to automatically adjust the base pay rate accordingly. This article walks us through the setup, then follows the process through the payroll run.  
Size: 648 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/1/2014
In this article, we will set up a DBA based on a custom calculation method using user defined date 1 in the Employee Master. We will create a table method based on months between user defined date and pay period end date with varying rates, and complete the end to end process through payroll processing, and review the pay stubs.  
Size: 599 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:8/27/2012
Pesky payroll errors crop up each time payroll is run. Wouldn't it be nice to track and correct those errors before they impact your employees' checks? Since payroll errors are client-specific, there is no one-size-fits-all error prevention solution for JD Edwards. But there are ways to minimize payroll errors, as Buffy Dorpinghaus demonstrates. Buffy developed a solution for one of her clients, using a combination of standard and custom reports and institutional knowledge. She documented the process she used, examples of the errors they needed to find, and her best practices--all of which led to a 47% reduction in payroll errors for this client.  
Size: 403 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:6/28/2012
Payroll Journal errors give new meaning to the term "pay it forward". If there's an error in the Pro-Forma journal form, it's likely that it will remain there, all the way to the GL batch, especially if there isn't time to locate and fix the error before the final update. Thomas Nellissery understands the pain. That's why he's sharing some of his favorite tips for troubleshooting common Payroll journal errors and resolving them quickly.  
Size: 1.25 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:12/7/2011
Does open enrollment equal open insanity for your HR team? Then it's time to simplify your benefits plan rate maintenance. This tip from Sarah Mills shows how to do so using Plan Master Rates. Sarah covers the basic setup of P083203 - Plan Master to set date effective rates, how to use R083800 - Batch Enrollment to update the rates on all employees, and finally a review to see the effects within the Employee DBA Instructions.  
Size: 512 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:9/22/2009
Gotta gig that involves a complex set of overtime rules in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne? In Part II of her series on Timecard Automation, Marta DiDomenico expands on what we learned in Part I and steps us through the setup of functions, formulas and calculations for those situations in which the overtime rules get a little more complicated. She also demonstrates how to calculate weighted average hourly rates for employees who work at different hourly rates. If getting your overtime pay in order has you working mucho overtime yourself, this tip will help you pick up the beat in no time.  
Size: 771 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/20/2009
JD Edwards Competencies module is a great tool for defining job skills requirements and tracking employee performance against those skills. You can easily get carried away with the setup, though, and make life harder for yourself than it needs to be. So it's good to understand how the job definitions, groupings, and competencies work together. This article by Claire Hensler makes for an excellent guide to planning your overall design. Claire provides a detailed overview of the modules; along the way, she shares her tips for keeping the functionality from becoming too complex.  
Size: 989 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:1/5/2009
An automatic way to calculate retroactive pay and overtime pay? Could we be dreaming? Go ahead--pinch us. Marta DiDomenico demonstrates the setup for Retroactive Pay and Overtime Rules using JD Edwards Timecard Automation functionality. Included in this article is a discussion of timecard templates and how they can be used to simplify this process. So stop dreaming about the day when manual calculations of retro-pay, bonus pay, holiday pay, and overtime would be a thing of the past and put an easier future in motion today.  
Size: 1.18 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:9/17/2008
Are Payroll Burdens AAIs starting to burden you? Claire Hensler understands, which is why she's here to discuss how costing for Burden journals is determined in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Claire presents key information on the setups needed to minimize the costing errors and journal entry errors that often are ignored in your payroll department's efforts to get pay out on time, including Labor AAIs, Burden AAIs, PDBAs, Hierarchy Models, One Time Overrides, and more.  
Size: 479 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/10/2008
Does the thought of a Benefit Enrollment conversion in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne turn your stomach into knots? Fear not, says Marta DiDomenico. By using parts of the Employee Self Service functionality (you don't even need the full ESS setup), you have a much easier--and more accurate--option for converting employees from one benefit package to another. Whether you're on Xe or Versions 8.10 and higher, Marta's got your setup covered in this article.  
Size: 932 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:6/2/2008
Session #36180 from Collaborate 08.  
Size: 311 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:4/4/2008
No matter how meticulous your payroll procedures, you're bound to get an "oops" once in a while. And that means voiding payments in JD Edwards. This isn't a long, tedious procedure; in fact, it's pretty easy, according to Claire Hensler. But, as Claire points out--it's the "gotchas" that can make what should otherwise be an easy fix a real chore. Claire takes you through the steps of payment voids, highlighting those oft-missed traps.  
Size: 240KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/18/2006
The methods may be hi-tech, but the need is the same--making sure you track employee time accurately. Integrating a third-party time tracking system (such as Kronos) with JD Edwards can be a tricky situation. In the time-honored JDEtips tradition, Paul Hanson offers his interface design and code saving you time and expense. Punch in here to learn more!  
Size: 479KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/18/2006
The methods may be hi-tech, but the need is the same--making sure you track employee time accurately. Integrating a third-party time tracking system (such as Kronos) with JD Edwards can be a tricky situation. In the time-honored JDEtips tradition, Paul Hanson offers his interface design and code saving you time and expense. Punch in here to learn more!  
Size: 241KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/18/2006
The methods may be hi-tech, but the need is the same--making sure you track employee time accurately. Integrating a third-party time tracking system (such as Kronos) with JD Edwards can be a tricky situation. In the time-honored JDEtips tradition, Paul Hanson offers his interface design and code saving you time and expense. Punch in here to learn more!  
Size: 418KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/10/2005
As employees, we are often perfectly willing to put up with a lot of things we don't especially like, and keep our mouths shut about it. But, please - don't mess with my paycheck and don't mess with my benefits! The better part of valor for a Human Resources department is to ensure the benefits information for the employees and their dependents is clean and accurate well before it becomes a problem for the employee. This article gives us some valuable tips on how to make sure everything lines up in this area - from the application side and through reporting. Be a good idea to take a look at this before you send out your annual benefit enrollment change packets!  
Size: 323, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/21/2005
Bonnie walks us through the cumbersome process of Step Progression with Union Rate tables, the number one leading topic of Response Line calls. Save yourself some on-hold time and read this article first! If your company is contractually committed to a sequence of fixed pay increases, this article is a must-read.  
Size: 2.2MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/6/2005
Sometimes all we want is a simple solution. Something that doesn't require a super-user. Something we can do ourselves to make our lives a bit easier without having to beg assistance from our technical team. Barbara Kusmierz, in her first contribution to JDEtips, shows us how your Payroll users can do some simple setup and prepare their own report to help with the reconciliation of Payroll Deductions. If you are looking for highly sophisticated solutions, this isn't it. If you are looking for the do-it-yourself road to self-sufficiency, then this article is for you.  
Size: 594KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/6/2005
This article serves as a classic example of why we have computers in the first darned place... which is to do stuff for us so we don't have to remember to do them ourselves. Save sticky notes and follow these instructions to set up your Payroll system to automatically collect benefit deductions after an employee returns from unpaid leave. Bonnie will make you a believer in the use of DBAs to automate tasks that may otherwise slip through the cracks.  
Size: 244KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/11/2005
Every year, it's the same. We fight through year-end processing and the whole time, we are wishing we had taken the time to plan better. But we don't have time! Bonnie Lanham has just taken the time for you and has given us the steps to prepare now for this year's Payroll closing. By following her recommendations, perhaps you'll all get a bit more sleep this coming December.  
Size: 212KB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/9/2004
JDEtips is publishing this article to help your HR and Payroll departments start to wade through the new overtime regulations enacted in August 2004 by the US Department of Labor. Bonnie Lanham's involvement with the HR community through her consulting engagements inspired her to do this research, and has agreed to share it with all of us. While not a technical article, it contains valuable information that no HR department can afford to disregard.  
Size: 743KB, Version:1, Publication Date:9/5/2004
Now, here's a topic that everyone can relate to! Vacation! But to those of you who are responsible for keeping track of employee vacation accrual, it probably doesn't carry quite the same sense of excitement. Ace HR/Payroll consultant, Bonnie Lanham, walks us through the steps to set this up correctly while guiding us around the bumps in the road. If you follow her guidelines, you won't have to hide from your employees when they get their vacation statements.  
Size: 824 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2004
Davine Walsh shares your pain. Her unique perspective of both the Payroll process and General Ledger give her the ability to see both sides of problems and find creative ways to solve them in such a way that truly repairs the original error rather than applying a band-aid at the tail end.  
Size: 257 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/1/2003
Scott Warwick shares his insight into some of the trials and tribulations inherent in converting from a legacy payroll system. He gives us an overview of the history conversion process with an emphasis on preparation - what questions you must ask first - then reviews the steps, pointing out some of the "gotchas" along the way, then finally offers three special tips to help make the process successful.  
Size: 80 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/1/2003
Payroll is one of those huge modules that has so many tables and major business functions that it is difficult to get a grip on it. Scott takes time away from his usual tips approach to review the technical aspects of payroll processing for the JDEtips audience. The information provided here may save valuable time understanding the payroll process and debugging problems, should any occur. This article applies to OneWorld only.  
Size: 130 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/1/2003
You asked and JDEtips responds! A few weeks ago we polled some of our HR/Payroll readers and asked them for ideas on topics they would like to see covered in the newsletter. Scott responds on one of those topics, how to setup Spousal Life Insurance. (Even though it looks like you can't because there are only two insurance fields and those are typically used for Employee Life and Employee Disability).  
Size: 375 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/1/2003
Tammy's seven years of JDE HR and Payroll experience led her to develop this tip for several clients. Did you know that it isn't extremely difficult to add your own calculation methods? We appreciate her sharing it with the rest of the JDEtips community!  
Size: 250 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/1/2003
Scott tackles a common problem at JDE's payroll clients. Sometimes the tax area on a timecard just doesn't seem to default in the way it should. Learn about how this works and the hard-coded hierarchy that controls the tax area. This tip applies to both World and OneWorld.  
Size: 300 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2003
Did you know that there is no standard method in the HR/Payroll suite to indicate what department an employee is in? Scott explains four ways to set this up, and the pros and cons of each method.  
Size: 210 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/1/2002
Scott covers the basics of those complicated Payroll Journal Entries like the pro he is. Then he gives the inside scoop on how to reconcile the Journal Entries to the Payroll. If there's no problems, he says he can show you how to do it in five minutes or less.  
Size: 265 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/1/2002
Learn how Payroll's timecard templates can help you save time posting salaried employee payroll. Scott is an expert at Payroll, with over 6 years experience.  

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