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News from askUS - May 25, 2022

May 24, 2022
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Reminders – Preparing for Summer / Managing Flexible Work Arrangements in Workday / New Contract Types Available for Faculty Retirees / Recent Time and Absence Improvement Project Updates / New Process to Track Contract Payments Coming to *DEFINE / You asked US! – Answers to Common Questions / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

Managing Flexible Work Arrangements in Workday - Updated

May 24, 2022
To support the university’s efforts to recruit and retain talent, approved Flexible Work Arrangements (FWA) can now be documented, tracked, and viewed within Workday.

Now Available - Enhanced Time Completion Report for Workers - RPT1016

May 20, 2022

An enhanced version of the report Time Completion Report for Workers - RPT1016 is now available as part of the ongoing Time and Absence Improvement Project.

This report helps you monitor and verify timesheet completion for workers to ensure that all timesheets are submitted and approved before payroll deadlines. You will find this report particularly helpful for monitoring timesheets for workers transferring to another organization or terminating employment. 

New Process to Track Contract Payments Coming to *DEFINE

May 18, 2022
Procurement and Payment Services (PPS), in partnership with Enterprise Business IT Solutions (eBITS), has been diligently working to identify options for assisting the university in tracking and monitoring payments associated with business contracts as part of an audit driven process improvement.

New Contract Types Available for Faculty Retirees

May 17, 2022
There are two new contract types available for use by Academic HR roles in Workday, Faculty Modified Service and Faculty Phased Retirement.

Now Available - New Hourly Timesheet Inbox Filters

May 12, 2022
Managers, Timekeepers, and Time Associates now have access to two new inbox filters to help filter hourly timesheets pending approval based on pay period

I-9 Partners – Plan Now for E-Verify Update on May 20

May 9, 2022
On Friday, May 20, The University of Texas at Austin will upgrade systems that support I-9 processing to the latest version of E-Verify

Update: Job Postings and Job Requisition Change

April 28, 2022
On April 25, the Job Description Summary field was removed from the Job Requisition and Job Postingtemplates. Information about the job's purpose, previously entered in the Job Description Summary, will now be entered in the Purpose section of the Job Description field.

News from askUS - April 27, 2022

April 26, 2022
In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Web Update – Preparing for Summer 2022 Now Available / NEW – Workday Offer Letter Management with DocuSign / askUS Support to Update Ticketing System on April 29 / You asked US! – Answers to Common Questions / ICYMI – News from askUS Moving to Monthly Email in May / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

Workday Offer Letter Management with DocuSign

April 21, 2022
Beginning April 21, Recruiters and Recruiting Coordinators will be able to create, manage, and send offer letters to candidates from within Workday with a built-in connection to DocuSign, allowing you also to collect signatures without printing and scanning.