Payroll Prompt changes

On Friday, September 9th, we’ll update prompt labels for the reports listed below: CR PAY Employee Hours for OSHA 300 Reporting CR PAY Payroll Accounting Detail CR PAY Payroll Accounting Journal Details – In Progress Payroll (aka PEARS) Examples of updates include changing “Periods” to “Period” and removing “or leave blank for all”. We are […]

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One-time gross-up payments

If requesting a one-time payment that is a gross-up, you must have this submitted and approved on or before the last day of the pay period in which it is to be paid. If you request a one-time payment gross-up in a retro period, or if the one-time payment gross-up is not approved on or […]

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Security updated for Complete Federal Withholding Elections process

We’ve made a couple changes to how different Workday security roles interact with the Complete Federal Withholding Elections process to streamline cancellations and reduce confusion. Employees can now cancel this process on their own When a new employee onboards, they are prompted to complete their federal withholding elections. The employee can now cancel this business […]

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Position Budget resources and training

Position Budget launched in Workday on July 15. Employees who missed the live training sessions, or who wish to review training and support materials, can find them below: Reference guides: Create Position Budget Create Position Budget Amendment  Recorded training and course presentation: Position Budgeting in Workday training As a reminder, here are the Workday reports […]

Payment guidance for less-than-12-month employees

If you’re faculty or staff with an appointment fewer than 12 months, you may know that WSU does not currently offer an official “9 over 12” option allowing you to distribute your pay over a 12 month period. However, you can still use Workday to prepare for your “off months” by setting up an election […]

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Changes in Workday to support 11-hour travel rule

This month, we implemented a new Workday enhancement to ensure compliance with the IRS 11-hour travel rule, which impacts reimbursements for meals during non-overnight, single-day travel. Employees who are in travel status for fewer than 11 hours during a single-day trip will not receive reimbursement for meals. Reimbursements for employees travelling over 11 hours are […]

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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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Summer Qualified Tuition Reduction will post with June 25 paycheck

The summer Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR) for students will post with the June 25 paycheck. Employees will see this listed on their payslips as a contribution made on their behalf. Departments will see the charge hit their budgets on June 25, as well as in their budget to actuals or grant reports. The cutoff date […]

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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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