Human Resources

“Dental” removed from name of benefits contribution

Employer contribution name change: Removing the word “DENTAL” from deduction Employer Benefits Package Contributions- DENTAL Currently, the employer benefits deduction pay component for medical and dental appears in reports as “Employer Benefits Package Contributions- DENTAL.” Since this contribution can reflect medical, dental, or both, we’re changing the title of this pay component on reports. Beginning […]

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Entry-level/service position application process updated

We have created a new job application in Workday that makes applying for some entry-level service type positions faster and easier by removing the requirement to upload a resume and cover letter. The new job application will automatically apply for external candidates for new job requisitions created for the titles below: Grounds 1, 2, and […]

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Issue Resolved: Reports unable to download from Workday

Known Issue: Workday is no longer experiencing issues preventing exporting reports to Excel. Estimated Time to Resolution: This issue is resolved. Some instability may continue throughout the afternoon. Workday and WSU will continue to monitor the situation. Details: As reported earlier, custom reports (any report beginning with “CR”) were unavailable to download as Excel files […]

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Issue: Reports unable to download from Workday

Known Issue: Workday is currently experiencing issues preventing exporting reports to Excel. Estimated Time to Resolution: Unknown; Workday is actively investigating and will provide an update in the early afternoon. Details: Currently in Workday, custom reports (any report beginning with “CR”) are unavailable to download as Excel files from Workday. Users are receiving the following […]

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Employer rate for health benefits increasing this July

The Washington State Health Care Authority has announced the new employer contribution rate for health benefits of $1130 per employee per month, effective July 1, 2022. This is increasing from the current $936 per month rate, and will be effective through June 30, 2023, for fiscal year 2022-2023. Departments will see this change hit their […]

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June reporting updates

Here are modified reports for the month of June. Report Modifications Human Resources CR HCM Employee Snapshot Expected End Date and Actual End Date are now included as columns in this report. These are from the hourly or salary compensation plan for the worker’s position(s). These dates are not returned for other compensation plans (e.g., […]

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Updated report for identifying benefits to cover on core funds

Prior to the implementation of Workday at WSU, certain hourly employee benefits paid from core funds (state, indirect cost recovery, and administrative fee and interest funds) were automatically reimbursed from central accounts within the legacy accounting system. When Workday launched, only benefits charged to ledger 5100: Benefits were tagged to be reimbursed from the central […]

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Did you know delegation doesn’t carry from person to person?

Delegation is direct a link between two employees: the person responsible for the tasks and their delegate. It is not automatically carried from person to person. In order to perform tasks on behalf of an employee, you must be assigned as as their delegate. Here’s an example: One employee, Person A, requests another employee, Person […]

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How to handle outstanding tasks when an employee leaves WSU

Did you know you can’t hold a delegation for a separated person? Once an employee has separated from WSU, their Workday inbox can no longer be accessed via delegation. If a security role will be empty after an employee leaves WSU, work with your Security Partner to request the roles needed before the employee’s separation […]

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Access guidance directly from Workday

We’re making it easier to find guidance for completing tasks in Workday by adding links to Reference Guides and support materials directly in the system. To access a support material within Workday, select the hyperlink in the help text that appears as follows: Direct links to materials are currently available in Workday for most finance, […]

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