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Avoiding the Dangers of Retro Actions in Workday

June 21, 2021
As mentioned before in a discussion of Retro Nightmares, there are times when Workday can accommodate retroactive changes easily and times when retroactive changes are difficult. While payroll completion significantly impacts Workday's ability to accommodate retroactive changes, this is especially true when it involves employees with multiple jobs.

News from askUS - June 9, 2021

June 8, 2021
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Graduate Student Anchor Job Reminder / Notice of Upcoming Application Maintenance / Additional Time Alerts Now Active in Workday / Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

Two new Time Alerts now active in Workday

June 7, 2021

Recently, two additional time alerts were activated as part of the Time and Absence Improvement Project.

Vacation Carryover Limit – Starting June 1 Starting June 1

News from askUS - May 26, 2021

May 25, 2021
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / EPSL Guidance updated to Support new ARPA Paid Leave / Don’t Let Employee No-Shows Become Retro Nightmares / Workday Work Authorization Report Update / Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support / ICYMI – Prepare for Summer Employment / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

Don’t Let Employee No-Shows Become Retro Nightmares

May 24, 2021

Often Workday can accommodate retroactive changes easily. Other times retroactive changes are difficult or near impossible. One of the biggest obstacles to accommodating retroactive changes is the impact of payroll completion. As you may know, a completed payroll period impedes our ability to rescind hiring transactions when an employee is a no-show. 

Which Signatures Do I Need for Signature Desk Request Forms?

May 24, 2021
The Signature Desk team in askUS Support handles a variety of *DEFINE and Electronic Office Management System (EOM) requests, including unit code creation, updates of the EOM office manager, and Department System updates. Anyone requiring these services should submit a Signature Desk request form.

News from askUS - May 12, 2021

May 11, 2021
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Workday Timesheet Alerts Now Active / Use these Resources to Prepare for Summer Employment / Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support / Look Ahead: Employee Contract Data Report Retiring this Summer / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

Resources available to help answer questions about the new Workday Time Alerts

May 7, 2021
Recently, employees who are required to fill out timesheets and their managers began receiving email alerts from Workday. The purpose of these email alerts is to ensure accurate time tracking through timely submission and approval of timesheets.

News from askUS - April 28, 2021

April 27, 2021
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Student Mass End Employment Date Extension Process Starts April 30 / Academic Employment Dashboard Now Available in Workday / Resources to Help Prepare for Summer 2021 / Quickly Address No-Call/Never-Worked Situations in Workday / Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

News from askUS - April 14, 2021

April 13, 2021
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Delayed – Timesheet Alerts for Hourly and Salaried Workers / Getting Started with DocuSign for Operational Support Forms / Performance Appraisals to Support Attachments / Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes