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E1: 05: Time Entry FAQ (Doc ID 629211.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Time and Labor - Version 9.0 and later
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne US Payroll - Version 9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Frequently asked questions about Time Entry

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Why does hourly rate show "SECURED" on timecards?
 Question 2: Why is the hourly rate not pulling from the Union Rates Table but instead the Employee Master?
 Question 3: Why would timecards not pull into a prepayroll even when they fall within the payroll id work dates and match the payroll id data selection criteria?
 Question 4: How do you unlock a timecard that remains locked after the payroll has been reset?
 Question 5: Can a timecard that is locked with a P be unlocked?
 Question 6: Why is the pay type multiplier not considered when an overtime time card is entered with change rate against Ovr/Rt column in the P051121?
 Question 7: Why are timecards that are created in the P051121 or by a Timecard Template not showing up in the P051141?
 Question 8: Why are errors 'Batch Must Be Specified' and 'Date Must Be Specified' shown in time entry?
 Question 9: When using speed coding "\workorder.", why is an error is received: "Error: Account Number is invalid"?
 Question 10: Why is the hourly rate field on the timecard sometimes populated with a rate and other times it says, "secured"?
 Question 11: Is there a way to capture time entry for sub-contractor employees if they have an Address Book record only and no Employee Master record?
 Question 12: Is there a way to enter time entry for a non US employee in a non US company without getting an invalid tax id error?
 Question 13: When entering time in P051121 (Speed Time Entry) why is the pay rate retained from the first/incorrect employee number if the address book number (AN8) was subsequently changed/corrected after tabbing down to the second row?
 Question 14: Does JD Edwards have an option to move timecards from the F06116 to the F0618 without processing them through a payroll or journal entries?
 Question 15: How is TARA (Tax Area) work stored in the F06116 table?
 Question 16: When I entered time entry with equipment, the system will not allow me to only have equipment hours, it is requesting labor hours too. How can I enter equipment hours without labor hours?
 Question 17: Why is the job type/job step that defaults during time entry different than what is set up in the Employee Master?
 Question 18: Speed Time entry application (P051121) is not fetching first 10 records instead of that it is checking all the time card batches in loop. Why?
 Question 19: If I change the salary for an employee with effective date of next month, the system is taking the new rate in the current timecards without taking the effective date into consideration, why? 
 Question 20: Why is the distributed gross pay field populated with a negative amount in the F06116 when the labor distribution method (LMTH) is set to zero for the employee?
 Question 21: Is there a way way to import timecards using a Long Address Number?
 Question 22: Is there a UBE that will Mass Delete timecards from the F06116 or F06116Z1i?
 Question 23: Is it possible to edit the explanation field (EXR) in the speed time entry P051121?
 Question 24: Upgrading from World to E1 system. When converting the F0618-timecard table, noticed the YTAID-Account ID didn’t convert (this field is blank in the F0618). What impact would this field have?
 Question 25: Why is error stating "Cannot delete reference in" (Error ID 138Z) given when trying to delete timecard template using P86301?

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